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Apple tries to kill its own Java on most Macs

Apple yesterday started scrubbing most Macs of older Java browser plug-ins, a move that will force users to download the software from Oracle.

Apple releases Supplemental Update 1.0 for Mountain Lion 10.8.2

Apple on Thursday rolled out a minor update for users of 10.8.2 addressing a few rare bugs.

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Weekly Wrap: Hands on with iPhone 5 and iOS 6

Apple likes to unleash an avalanche of news when it can. That might not be a strong enough Mother Nature-based analogy -- It's more like a News Tornado. Whatever you call it, this was a week that saw the introduction of the iPhone 5, iOS 6, and Mac OS X 10.8.2.

Apple releases Lion, Snow Leopard updates

Mac OS X 10.7.5 introduces Gatekeeper for Lion users. Snow Leopard gets a security update of its own.

Apple releases OS X 10.8.2 with Facebook integration, Save As improvements, more

Apple on Wednesday released Mac OS X 10.8.2, with Facebook integration and numerous other improvements.

Apple plugs Java hole, shifts away from plug-in

By turning off Java by default, Apple is making customers choose whether to take the risk in using the troubled browser software

Introducing Macworld's Mountain Lion Installation Guide

Still waiting to upgrade to Mountain Lion? Let Dan Frakes by your guide with everything you need to know about the process in Macworld's latest ebook.

Parallels launches Desktop 8 for Mac

Parallels on Thursday announced the launch of Parallels Desktop 8 for Mac, the latest generation of its applications that lets users run Windows on Mac computers.

Apple's Federighi, Riccio join company's executive team

Apple has promoted vice presidents Craig Federighi and Dan Riccio, who will also join the company's executive management team.

Weekly Wrap: Mountain Lion 10.8.1, tons of apps, and more

This week, Macworld solved mysteries like The Case of the Sleepless Mac, How To Stop Google From Endlessly Checking for Updates, and What to Call a Big Group of iOS Apps. The Weekly Wrap is here to catch you up on those and other stories. form the week gone by.

Remains of the Day: Live long and prosper

The latest update to Mountain Lion may restore some MacBooks' battery life, but the OS can also stop certain applications in their tracks. Meanwhile, Facebook's iOS app gets a new lease on life, thanks to the injection of some native code

Apple releases Mountain Lion 10.8.1

Apple on Thursday released its first update to Mountain Lion, with a variety of bug fixes and improvements.

VMware launches Fusion 5 software

VMware on Thursday morning announced the launch of Fusion 5, the latest generation of the popular and well-reviewed app that lets users run Windows on their Mac computers.

Macworld Pundit Showdown XVIII

In between Mountain Lion and iOS 6 releases, we gather the brightest minds in the tech world and quiz them on all the biggest headlines.

Developer interview: How Haiku is building a better BeOS

What happened to the BeOS of old? It's turned to Haiku.