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How to generate a password with iCloud Keychain and OS X Mavericks

How to generate a password with iCloud Keychain for OS X Mavericks

iCloud Keychain is meant to be an easy way to manage passwords on your Apple devices. When password management is easier, using stronger passwords is easier. Since it can be tough to come up with strong, unique passwords, good password managers will generate them for you, and iCloud Keychain in...
Round table review: OS X Mavericks

Round table review: OS X Mavericks

The editors and writers of iMore and Mobile Nations share their views on Apple's latest desktop and laptop operating system, OS X Mavericks Last Tuesday Apple released OS X 10.9 Mavericks, the tenth generation of their modern desktop operating system. We've already published Peter Cohen's...
iStat Menus gets updated with Mavericks fixes, new Mac support, more

iStat Menus gets updated with Mavericks fixes, new Mac support, more

One of my favorite OS X utilites, Bjango's iStat Menus, has been updated with improved Mavericks support, support for new Mac models and other changes. iStat Menus embeds a menu item on your Mac that provides you with extensive, customizable details about the operation of your computer - how...
Mavericks adds new AppleScript and Automator functions

Mavericks adds new AppleScript and Automator functions

The news isn't all bad for AppleScript users moving to Mavericks - while the new iWorks apps may be a step in the wrong direction, there's also some new functionality to talk about. iCloud Sync, Notifications and Libraries are just some of the features that get touched with new AppleScript...
Apple's new Mac iWork apps: A big step back in workflow automation

Apple's new Mac iWork apps: A big step back in workflow automation

On Tuesday evening Apple posted updates to its iWork apps for Mac - Pages, Keynote and Numbers. Featured during Apple's iPad and Mac event in San Francisco, the new versions of iWork apps sport new features, more thorough iCloud integration and an a unified file format compatible with their iOS...
How to use the Shared Links feature in Safari under OS X Mavericks

How to view Shared Links in Safari for OS X Mavericks

If you've upgraded to OS X Mavericks, you may have noticed that Safari has been updated too. The Shared Links feature in Safari can pull from Twitter and LInkedIn so you can easily access all the links your friends are sharing without ever even visiting each respective website. Here's how:...
Safari in Mavericks makes Flash more secure via sandboxing

Safari in Mavericks makes Flash more secure via sandboxing

A blog post from Adobe platform security strategist Peleus Uhley explains that the new version of Safari in Mavericks is actually safer than before, thanks to sandboxing. That finally puts Mavericks Safari in the same boat as Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome, writes CNet. Uhley explained...
How to manage the Top Sites section in Safari for OS X Mavericks

How to manage the Top Sites section in Safari for OS X Mavericks

If you've upgraded your Mac to OS X Mavericks, you've probably noticed a few changes to the Safari browser as well. The Top Sites section of Safari in Mavericks is a great place to store your favorite sites for quick access anytime you'd like. By default Safari will start choosing the sites you...
Apple releases Mavericks Server

Apple releases Mavericks Server

OS X Mavericks is free, but Mavericks Server still costs you - but it's only $19.99. Apple released OS X Server late Tuesday after posting Mavericks to the Mac App Store. OS Server works like an application, running on top of the core Mavericks operating system. All the hallmarks of OS X Server...
How to send directions in Maps from OS X Mavericks to your iPhone or iPad

How to send directions in Maps from OS X Mavericks to your iPhone or iPad

OS X Mavericks brings with it an all new Maps app. If you use an iPhone or iPad, you're probably already familiar with it. One of the best features of Maps for Mavericks is the ability to ping directions right to any iPhone or iPad associated with your Apple ID. Here's how: Launch the Maps app...
How to open a new Finder Tab in OS X Mavericks

How to open a new Finder Tab in OS X Mavericks

If you've upgraded your Mac to OS X Mavericks, you can now open tabs in Finder just like you do in your browser. This is a much more convenient way to manage Finder windows than in previous versions of OS X where you had to have multiple windows open. Not sure how? Follow along and we'll help you...
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...

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