Oracle’s Java Plugin Finally Bites The Dust

Oracle is finally hammering the last nail in Java plugin’s coffin. The web browser plugin has been around for a couple of decades now, it enabled developers to bring app-like functionality to web browsers, but the technology is outdated and isn’t really needed anymore. It has proven to be more of a headache recently due to security flaws and malware concerns. The company has confirmed that it’s going to remove […]


How To Enable JavaScript (Major Browsers)

Many websites use JavaScript to provide user friendly and attractive web page, instead of a static page. Most of the interactive content you see on many modern websites are added using JavaScript. Although, it can be quite attractive and make it easy to use the web page, but still, it depends on browser’s settings whether you can see this content or not. JavaScript can be easily enabled or disabled in […]


How To Disable or Uninstall Java

If you are not using Java, then it is time to get rid of it to protect your PC. Use this simple guide to uninstall Java or Disable it.


Apple boots Java out of browsers in OS X update

Normally, java, a popular term used to describe coffee, is taken to give its drinker a “kick” due to the properties of caffeine that coffee beans carry. The thing is, the programming language Java has been given the boot instead of being the one doing the kicking with the latest OS X update from Apple. In plain English, Java has been kicked out of all Mac-compatible browsers should you apply […]


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New Java vulnerability found, could affect 1 billion users

Oracle has recently been at the receiving end of criticism when a zero-day exploit was discovered in Java, an exploit which we were told had been brought to Oracle’s notice months ago. Oracle broke its quarterly schedule to ship out a patch for the exploit once the web became abuzz with it. However, that doesn’t mark the end of Oracle’s Java woes. A security firm has revealed a new vulnerability […]


Java updates for Flashback avoid OS X Tiger and Leopard

Apple has managed to issue a fix to the vulnerability that plagued Mac systems in the recent Flashback malware attacks, but this fix is only supported in select versions of OS X, and will not include Tiger and Leopard. The two updates released by Apple for the Java runtime in OS X will nudge the Java release to the latest version, which is 1.6.0_31. The updates will be made available […]


Apple Issues Java Update after Vulnerability Scare

Apple has reacted to Java-related fears on Mac OS X very positively. The company released an update which is said to fix the flaws that might lead to danger. The update which was rolled out to the masses yesterday was for Java for OS X Lion 2012-001 and Java for Mac OS X 10.6. According to what Apple has said in its advisory, “Multiple vulnerabilities exist in Java 1.6.0_29, the […]


Google quietly pulls Gmail app for Symbian

Bad news Symbian owners, if you currently rely on the Gmail Java client for your phone, it seems that Google is quietly pulling the plug on the app and ceasing support for the app as far as Symbian devices are concerned. No official announcement from Google on this matter, but we guess since the app hasn’t been updated for the past two years, it was only a matter of time […]


Sprint launches Music Plus

Sprint has just announced the launch of Music Plus – a music player, music library manager, ringtone manager and music store all in one app. For folks who don’t have an MP3 player or always leave them at home but have their phones with them instead, Music Plus is for you. “Sprint Music Plus is an easy way for our customers to discover new music and tones and manage all […]


BlackBerry PlayBook won’t be short of apps at launch

The BlackBerry PlayBook will be RIM’s first device that runs on a totally new operating system, QNX. One of the problems with having a new operating system is the fact that there usually isn’t an ecosystem of apps developed for the tablet when it launches. Well, RIM has officially announced that this won’t be a problem – the BlackBerry PlayBook will have the ability to support both BlackBerry Java and […]


Android contains code copied from Java?

The legal battle between Oracle’s Java and Google’s Android has been going on for a while and now it seems that it might actually have a case. It has been discovered that at least 43 Android source files appear to have been directly copied from Java. Some other files in Android Froyo and Gingerbread also appear to have been decompiled from the Java 2 Standard Edition and redistributed under the […]


Snaptu App Store Hits AT&T App Beta Site

Not everybody’s phone might have a built-in App Store like the iPhone or those Android devices, but Snaptu might be able to help you out with that. It functions more or less like an app store for mobile phones that don’t have one built-in, notably phones that run Java ME. Even other platforms such as Windows Mobile and Symbian can benefit from Snaptu. It’s currently available on AT&T’s Apps Beta […]