News Archive for Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012
Mac Upgrades/Mods | CPU Upgrades | Storage | Video | Audio/HT | Apps/OS/Network | Search
Miss a Day? See the Archives
= Recent Articles/Updates =
( Tips/Reports/Questions to news at xlr8yourmac.com)
|Apple/products related News/Articles/Tips/Software Updates:
Just a FYI/Follow-Up to a news post here last week on a Java update from Oracle (ref: Oracle Press Release) which I noted then didn't have an OS X download posted yet. I checked today and the Java.com D/L page now has a download (and Mac FAQ w/install and uninstall info) of their latest Java update for OS X 10.7.3 and later.
(IMO unless you really -need- Java, I'd not install it. I realize some do need Java support for work or specific software/services, but many do not.)
I'm not using it personally, but if any reader installs the update, let me know if you see any specific pros/cons/problems. (And always have a current Backup just in case.)
FYI/Update on Java 7 Security: An August 27th article on a Java zero day vulnerability actively used in targeted attacks notes the vulnerability affects Java 7 (1.7) Update 0 to 6 - does not affect Java 6 and older.
|Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates:
Listing/links to updates, articles, tips and reviews you may have missed.
|Previous News Pages:|
For links to older news pages, see the Archives.
(Saturday pages have previous week's summary/links.)
OWC XYM SPECIALS!
= UPGRADES by Model =
Upgrades for YOUR Mac!
= Refurb Mac Pros =
(Click for Current List)
= SSDs up to 4TB =
SSDs for Most Macs!
= ThunderBolt =
Drives, Docks & More
= HARD DRIVES =
Up to 10 TB HDD
HGST, WD, Seagate, Toshiba
= 2.5" HDs & DIY Kits =
Notebook Hard Drives and DIY drive/case kit bundles
= MEMORY =
Lifetime warranty RAM Upgrades!
= OPTICAL DRIVES =
Internal and External Superdrives/Blu-Ray drives
= VIDEO / AUDIO =
Graphics cards, Displays, Adapters, Cables & more
= SOFTWARE =
Apps, Utilities, OS, VM, Games and more
= WIRELESS =
WiFi and Bluetooth Devices/Adapters/More
= Repair Service =
for iPhone, iPad, Macs
= iPad/iPhone/iPod =
Accessories, Cases & More
NuGuard KX iPhone Case *Extreme* Drop Tested!