Apple Updates Java for Leopard, Snow Leopard

6:41 PM, Mar. 8th, 2011 · · Leopard


Apple updated Java for both Leopard (Mac OS X 10.5.8) and Snow Leopard (Mac OS X 10.6.6) on Tuesday, including the server versions of both OSes. Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 4 and Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 9 are both security updates for the technology.

Apple Deprecates Java, Steve Jobs Comments, Java Creator Rebuts

7:31 PM, Oct. 22nd, 2010 · · Leopard


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.


Adobe Releases Flash Security Fix (Early)

7:18 PM, Sep. 20th, 2010 · · Leopard


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


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


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


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.