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Web applets still use the up to date, secure version 1.7 plugin.[crarko adds: I believe Oracle has said that eventually Java will no longer support applets at all, on any platform.] A few weeks ago, a number of people started reporting having trouble with Siri.To fix things for the moment I simply removed the jdk folders.
[crarko adds: I find I already don't have middle names in any of my Contacts, so I've not seen this.For Safari, enable the Develop Window and use an option in there that works. [crarko adds: I don't have an older system active at the moment to try this.It's inevitable that older software becomes obsolete, the same way older hardware does.I wonder if something is going on at Apple's end, where the Siri processing gets done.
Perhaps in preparation for i OS 8.] As of August 29, 2014, Google has decided to intentionally break old browsers.Recently, I was trying to get a Java applet to run in the same way on 2 i Macs and my Mac Book Air.