Apple Deprecates Java, Steve Jobs Comments, Java Creator Rebuts

7:31 PM, Oct. 22nd, 2010 · · Leopard

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Apple announced to developers on Thursday that the company was deprecating Java for Mac OS X, warning that, “developers should not rely on the Apple-supplied Java runtime being present in future versions of Mac OS X.” When asked about the move by a developer, Apple CEO Steve Jobs allegedly replied that it may be better to let Oracle do future updates for Java for Mac.

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Adobe Releases Flash Security Fix (Early)

7:18 PM, Sep. 20th, 2010 · · Leopard

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Adobe announced Monday a security fix for Flash 10.1.x to address a serious issue that was first disclosed on September 13th, 2010. Adobe had announced at that time that a fix would be forthcoming on October 4th, making today’s release an early one.

Apple Releases Security Update 2010-005 to Address 8 Issues

5:32 PM, Aug. 24th, 2010 · · Leopard

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Apple released a security update on Tuesday for Mac OS X. The patch notes for “Security Update 2010-005” are particularly sparse, saying only, “Security Update 2010-005 is recommended for all users and improves the security of Mac OS X,” but the company’s security site specifies that it address eight different security issues.

Adobe CEO: Mac Flash Crashes are Apple’s Fault

5:40 PM, Apr. 29th, 2010 · · Leopard

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If Flash is the number one cause of crashes on the Mac platform, as Apple has asserted, it’s not Adobe’s fault, according to Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen. In an interview with The Wall Street Journal said that such crashes have something, “to do with the Apple operating system.”

The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition for Mac Available as Download

4:58 PM, Apr. 20th, 2010 · · Leopard

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Aspyr announced Tuesday the availability of The Secret of Monkey Island : Special Edition for the Mac as a digital download through GameAgent. The game is a re-creation of the 1990 classic, and includes new art, a remastered score, a new voice-over (using the original game’s cast), and an in-depth hint system for players looking for help.

Apple Releases Logic Pro 9.1.1 Update

6:24 PM, Mar. 18th, 2010 · · Leopard

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Apple on Thursday updated Logic Pro to version 9.1.1, delivering a variety of stability improvements and addressing various compatibility issues, including compatibility with Novation’s Automap feature and Euphonix Eucon protocol in 64-bit mode. System requirements were also updated: 32-bit mode now requires Mac OS X version 10.5.7 and 64-bit mode requires version 10.6.2.

Nova Media Adds 17 Phones to FoneSync for LG Phones for Mac OS X

3:38 PM, Feb. 23rd, 2010 · · Leopard

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Nova Media announced Tuesday an update to FoneSync for LG Phones for Mac OS X that adds support for 17 new LG models to the software. FoneSync for LG Phones is a utility that allows Mac users to sync their Address Book contacts and iCal calendars to their LG phone.