App Nap is a feature in OS X Mavericks which automatically pauses applications once they have gone unused for a period of time, helping to reduce energy consumption and saving battery life for portable Macs. Though App Nap can make a big difference in extending the battery life of MacBooks, there are some unique situations where users may not want an application to pause … [Read more...] about How to Disable App Nap in OS X Mavericks
The first time you visit a website that attempts to use Java you will get a prompt giving you the ability to Allow or Deny the Java app from running. Whichever the option chosen, the site attempting to use Java will then be added to the access list which can be later adjusted manually as follows: … [Read more...] about How to Fine Tune Java Controls Per Website in Safari for Mac OS X
Java has plenty of real-world applications and uses, but because it has been used as an attack vector in the past, Apple has made OS X reasonably aggressive in limiting Java on Macs. As a result, Mavericks does not come with Java preinstalled, and upgraded Macs will remove Java in Mavericks installation process. For most users this is a very good thing, it further reduces the … [Read more...] about How to Install Java in OS X Mavericks
If you use Juniper network connect client on OS X, then you are recently stumble upon nice surprise when connecting to VPN after latest Java update. You are getting error message when logging in via browser: Java plugin required. If you click on greyed out area (missing plugin), you will be redirected to Oracle Java webpage and if you install Oracle Java 1.7 … [Read more...] about Did you update Java and Juniper network connect stop working?