Apple updates Java 6 for Snow Leopard – ZDNet

February 4th, 2013

The Mac Observer
Apple updates Java 6 for Snow Leopard
ZDNet
While Mountain Lion and Lion users could apply Oracle's Java 7 Update 13 last Friday, Snow Leopard users rely on Apple for updates to Java 6: last August, Oracle took over the maintenance of Java for OS X for Java 7 Update 6 onwards; however, Java 7 is
Apple, Oracle restore Java on OS XComputerworld New Zealand
Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 12TidBITS
Apple releases Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 12O’Grady’s Power Page
CNET -Generation NT (US) -The Mac Observer
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Yikes! 8-character OS X bug crashes (almost) any Mac app. – VentureBeat

February 3rd, 2013

VentureBeat
Yikes! 8-character OS X bug crashes (almost) any Mac app.
VentureBeat
The bug only affects apps that run on Apple's latest OS X version Mountain Lion, but none of the older versions (Leopard, Snow Leopard, or Lion OS X). TheNextWeb points out that the bug has something to do with how an app recognizes dates that are
This String of Characters will Crash Your MacSocial Zoo: Social Updates (blog)

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OS X Mountain Lion Now Accounts For A Majority Share Of Mac Web Traffic … – TechCrunch

January 4th, 2013

TechCrunch
OS X Mountain Lion Now Accounts For A Majority Share Of Mac Web Traffic
TechCrunch
Snow Leopard continues to be very tenacious, with a 29 percent share of Mac web traffic, which makes it the second-most frequently used version of OS X over even Lion. But Mountain Lion's growth is still impressive, and it seems to be attracting users
Mountain Lion grabs OS X web traffic lead from LionGant Daily
Price & Easy Purchase Make OS X Mountain Lion Most Used Mac OSThe Mac Observer
OS X Mountain Lion overtakes Lion internet share for first timeApple Insider
Cult of Mac -The Inquisitr -International Business Times
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Apple MacBook Air (13-inch, Summer 2012)

June 26th, 2012

This year's MacBook Air opts for gradual improvements rather than anything revolutionary, but lowered prices continue to make it the go-to mainstream recommendation for any MacBook owner-to-be.

Samsung Series 7 Gamer

June 26th, 2012

The Samsung Series 7 Gamer is huge, expensive, and unattractive, but it's also one of the best gaming laptops that we've seen this year. If you don't mind its beefy 17-inch form, you won?t be disappointed.

Asus RT-N66U Dark Knight Double 450Mbps N Router

June 26th, 2012

Though not perfect, the Asus RT-N66U Dark Knight Double 450Mbps N Router would make an excellent network gateway for home and small-office environments.

HP Officejet Pro 8600 Plus e-All-in-One Printer

June 26th, 2012

If you can find a desk to accommodate its large size, the HP Officejet Pro 8600 Plus all-in-one printer serves up top-shelf output quality at rapid print speeds, suitable for offices, home users, and photo enthusiasts hunting for an upgrade.

HP Envy 15 (winter 2012)

June 26th, 2012

HP's Envy line has always been a reliable high-end PC laptop line, and this new redesign adds some useful features, such as a volume wheel, while keeping the upscale look and feel.

HP Folio 13

June 26th, 2012

When it comes to Windows ultrabooks, the HP Folio 13 is the best of the bunch in terms of performance, price, and ergonomics, provided you can live with a less-than-razor-thin design. This laptop is targeted at small businesses but it's really for anyone who wants a reliable ultrabook that isn't a MacBook Air.

Cisco Linksys E4200 v2 Maximum Performance Dual-Band N900 router

June 26th, 2012

The Linksys E4200 v2 makes a great upgrade to the original version and an excellent investment for those who need a fast, feature-rich, advanced, yet easy-to-use router for the home or even a small business.