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OS X Mavericks review

OS X Mavericks review

Top to bottom review of Apple's newest Mac operating system, OS X Mavericks Over the course of the past decade, we've seen many changes to OS X - some iterative, some significant. OS X's newest incarnation, "Mavericks" or version 10.9, is a bit of both. It doesn't significantly rework the user...
OS X Mavericks is out, go and get it!

OS X Mavericks is out, go and get it!

Apple has released OS X 10.9 "Mavericks." It's now available for download from the Mac App Store. Mavericks features new apps like Maps and iBooks, and new functionality like notifications you can respond to, tabbed Finder windows and file tagging. It also has a variety of under-the-hood...
iWork for iCloud updated for OS X and iOS, free with any new iOS device or Mac

iWork for iCloud updated for OS X and iOS, free with any new iPhone, iPad, or Mac

Numbers, Keynote, and Pages which comprise Apple's iWork suite have all been updated for both iOS and OS X. New features include collaboration tools to work in documents in conjunction with others. All three apps are also now free with the purchase of any new iOS device or Mac. The entire iWork...
OS X Mavericks available today for free

OS X Mavericks available today for free

Craig Federighi has announced that OS X Mavericks will be made available for free starting today. It can be downloaded directly from the Mac App Store. Keep an eye on our ongoing event coverage today!
Apple 2013 iPad & Mac event preview

Apple 2013 iPad & Mac event preview

Analyzing rumors and speculation surrounding Apple's 2013 iPad & Mac event! We're only hours away from Apple's 2013 iPad and Mac event, and just like the invitation says, there's a lot left to cover. Last year we got the improved iPad 4, all new iPad mini, redesigned iMac, and the 13-inch...
Apple slipstreams Mavericks GM with new build number

Apple slipstreams Mavericks GM with new build number

If you're a developer already using the Golden Master release of Mavericks, you won't notice it either from the Mac App Store or the Software Update mechanism, but Apple appears to have replaced the GM build with a new version. The build number has changed, according to 9to5Mac. Without a way to...
OS X Mavericks Server goes Gold Master (GM), developers go get it!

OS X Mavericks Server goes Gold Master (GM), developers go get it!

Some two weeks behind the regular version, today OS X Mavericks Server has hit Gold Master (GM) ahead of a potentially imminent release. As usual with GM builds, unless any showstoppers are found, this is the version that will push out to customers, quite possibly before the month is out. If you...
Hey developers! Submit your Mavericks apps now!

Hey developers! Submit your Mavericks apps now!

OS X Mavericks has gone Golden Master and we're expecting to be released later this month, perhaps around the Apple event scheduled for next week. In the interim, Apple has put the word out to registered developers to get their apps ready for the new operating system. An e-mail sent to...
Is your Mac ready for Mavericks? Find out here

Is your Mac ready for Mavericks? Find out here

OS X 10.9 Mavericks has gone gold master and it shouldn't be too long before it's out in the world. We're still waiting for a few final pieces in the puzzle, like an official announcement from Apple about when Mavericks will be available, but until then, there's plenty you can do to prepare for...
Mavericks gold master (GM) seed now available - Developers, go get it!

Mavericks gold master (GM) seed now available - Developers, go get it!

Apple has released the gold master (GM) seed of OS X 10.9 Mavericks to developers. That means, unless any show-stoppers are found in the build, this is the one that'll be pushed out to customers everywhere later this month. If you're a developer, head on over to the Mac App Store and update away...
Mavericks development reportedly winds down; GM expected imminently

Mavericks development reportedly winds down; GM expected imminently

OS X Mavericks is dangerously close to release and is expected to go Gold Master (GM) within the next few days to a week. That's the word from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac claims that Mavericks' GM is past due, but that Apple has been whittling away at it to fix critical bugs prior to release. OS X...
How to delete individual iMessages in Messages for Mac

How to delete individual iMessages in Messages for Mac

If you use your Mac for iMessage, you probably already know you can delete iMessage threads but what about deleting single iMessages on the Mac? We've already covered deleting individual messages in iOS 7 so here's how to delete them in the Messages for Mac app: Launch the Messages app on your...
AppleCare Mavericks training has reportedly begun

AppleCare Mavericks training has reportedly begun

With OS X Mavericks expected near the end of October, Apple has begun training its AppleCare staff to support the new operating system release. The training is happening in small groups to avoid it becoming public knowledge, according to 9to5Mac. Apple introduced Mavericks at this year's WWDC...
Xcode

Apple releases Xcode 5 into the Mac App Store

If you're an iOS or Mac developer, you'll already be familiar with Xcode for OS X. And, to coincide with todays public release of iOS 7 Apple has pushed version 5.0 into the Mac App Store. Here's what's new: Includes SDKs for OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion and iOS 7. LLVM compiler builds 64-bit...
Mavericks release expected in October

Mavericks release expected in October

With all eyes on Apple's event next week when Apple is expected to introduce new iPhones, rumors abound that Apple will release iOS 7 this month. Now word has come forth that Apple plans to release the next version of OS X, Mavericks, in October. Mark Gurman of 9to5Mac reports that Mavericks is...
Debug 20: Ryan Nielsen on Apple and OS X

Debug 20: Ryan Nielsen on Apple and OS X

Ryan Nielsen of Tumult talks to Guy and Rene about how Debug began, Çingleton, and his time as an engineering project manager on OS X at Apple where he helped kick big cats out the door. Carefully. (Part 1 of 2.) Subscribe in iTunes Subscribe in RSS Download Directly...
Hey, developers! Mavericks DP7 available for download

Hey, developers! Mavericks DP7 available for download

Almost two weeks after the previous release, Apple has posted a new build of OS X Mavericks for registered Mac developers. The new Developer Preview 7 release is available for download through the Software Update system preference and from Apple's Developer Center. Developers are still bound by...
Making the case for Apple to have its own game studio

Apple should have its own game studio, and here's why

The App Store's single biggest category is games, and games are enormously popular on the Mac App Store (and many other places) too. There isn't a shortage of third party developers who write games for the Mac, but can it be done better? I think so, and I think Apple should lead the way with its...
The best back to school apps for Mac

The best back to school apps for Mac

Student, teacher or parent, here are some back to school apps for the Mac you shouldn't be without! It's that time of year when kids flock back to school and parents collectively breathe a sigh of relief. Some mornings the air is getting crisp and soon the leaves will start to turn - it's back...
Mavericks

Apple pushes out OS X Mavericks DP6 - Developers go get it!

Around two weeks after the last Developer Preview build of OS X Mavericks was pushed out, Apple has today seeded DP6 to registered OS X developers. The update is available to download now as an update via the Mac App Store, or in its entirety from the Developer Portal. As ever, Apple has...

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