OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 Beta Delivers Improved 4K Support

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Shortly after releasing OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 to the public, Apple has begun working on the next update that Mac users will eventually receive. OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 is available in beta form to developers, and it comes packing with improved support for 4K. The feature enables most 4K displays to be set at a […]

Apple Patches GoToFail Flaw with OS X 10.9.2 Update

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Apple has released OS X 10.9.2, an update to its Mac operating system, but curiously and currently there is no specific mention of whether or not this update addresses the GoToFail security flaw beyond the typical “contains improvements to the stability, compatibility, and security of your Mac.” Most sources on the Internet are saying that […]

MacBook Air 2013 Sleep Crash Fix on the Way

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Apple is set to release an update for 11- and 13-inch 2013 MacBook Airs that fixes an issue where the laptops would crash upon waking it from sleep mode, according to MacRumors. An Apple Authorized Service Provider says that the issue is with the sensor that detects when the lid is opened or closed. Apparently, there’s a […]

OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 Update Coming with FaceTime Audio

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Apple may have released OS X Mavericks 10.9.1 just recently to the public, but the company is already working on a 10.9.2 update for which the first beta has already been seeded out to developers, and this update includes FaceTime audio for the first time on OS X. FaceTime audio was first introduced in iOS […]

OS X 10.9.1 Release Imminent, Seeded Out to AppleCare Staff

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The latest build of OS X 10.9.1 was seeded to developers yesterday, but today Apple has provided AppleCare employees and other support staff with the latest build of OS X Mavericks 10.9.1. This means that a public release is just right around the corner, as AppleCare staff will be using the early build to familiarize […]

How to Disable Certain Features in OS X

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Apple’s OS X desktop operating system comes with some pretty nifty features, including Notification Center, Spotlight Search, Mission Control and the Dashboard. However, not everyone uses all of these features, and while they can simply just not use them, they can still get in the way sometimes by taking up space in the menu bar […]

OS X Mavericks Gmail Fix Released

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After what seemed like an eternity, Apple has finally released an update for OS X Mavericks that fixes a few issues with Gmail integration in the Mail app. The update is designed to enhance compatibility with Gmail accounts, and includes several other improvements that aim to mend the relationship between Mavericks and Gmail. Syncing Gmail […]

How to Escape from Apple’s Ecosystem in OS X Mavericks

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Apple released OS X Mavericks earlier this month as an update from OS X Mountain Lion. It’s the first time that Apple has made OS X updates absolutely free, and the new version comes with a heap of new features, as well as some new default apps, including Maps and iBooks, both of which were […]

Apple the New Free Software Distributor

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Many consider Apple a premium brand company that sucks every single dime they can out of their customers, but at this year’s October Apple Keynote they announced a lot of free stuff. We get free apps and updates that they used to charge users for, even with new machines. So long as Apple’s move to free doesn’t […]

OS X Lion and Mountain Lion Still Available to Purchase

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OS X Mavericks might have officially released earlier this week, but Apple is still selling earlier versions of OS X in the online Apple Store for $20 a piece. Since not all Macs support Mavericks, it seems the company is continuing to sell older versions for those who at least want to update their older […]

How to Send Directions to Your iPhone from Your Mac

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OS X Mavericks comes with a new desktop version of Apple’s Maps app, which lets you explore roads and highways in full-screen mode, as well as get directions right from your computer. This is great and all, but those directions don’t do much for you if they’re stuck on your computer and you have to […]

How to Get the Mavericks and iPad Air Wallpapers for Your Own Devices

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OS X Mavericks is out in full force and readily available, and the new iPads have been revealed as well, including new default wallpapers for both products. The default OS X Mavericks wallpaper is a beautiful image of an ocean wave with a blue to green gradient going from bottom to top, while the new […]

20 Best OS X Mavericks Features

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OS X Mavericks was recently released unto the public as a free download, making it the first time ever that an OS X update has been been free, dropping the previous $20-$30 price tag of major updates to Apple’s desktop operating system. From the face of it, Mavericks may not look all that different aside […]

Apple and The Seduction Game of Free Software

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We all know how dope dealers lure in customers. Have a taste for free. You get hooked, and then voila, the dealer has a new customer. Well, I’m not saying that Apple works like dope dealers here, but with the deluge of new free software and upgrades Apple offered up yesterday in its big announcement, […]

OS X Mavericks Won’t Download? 3 Tips to Speed Things Along

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Despite Apple’s best efforts, unveiling a brand new operating system with the purchase price of free will cause a bunch of people to want to download it immediately. For some people, the download went very quickly. For others, it was and is continuing to be a slow process. Here are some tips to help speed […]

Apple By the Numbers October 2013 Edition

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Apple showed off some new devices from new MacBooks with Retina Displays for both the 13″ and 15″ models. They also re-announced the Mac Pro. Apple included in news of OSX Mavericks and updates to iLife and iWork. Finally, we learned about the new iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina Display. Before they took […]

How to Get Logitech Peripherals to Play Nice with OS X Mavericks

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OS X Mavericks was just released, and tons of Mac users are flocking to the Mac App Store to download the latest version of OS X, especially since it’s free now. However, as with any new piece of software, it’s not compatible with everything. For example, Logitech’s software for its peripherals don’t yet have full […]

How to Perform a Clean Install of OS X Mavericks (Update)

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OS X Mavericks is officially out and ready for the public. It’s the latest OS X version from Apple and it comes with a heap of new features, including improved support for multiple displays, desktop versions of the Maps and iBooks apps, an improved Safari browser and much more. It’s available now in the Mac […]

OS X Mavericks Available Today for Free

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Apple’s Craig Federighi has announced that OS X Mavericks will be available today for all Mac users for free. Previously, OS X updates would cost at least $20, but perhaps what’s no surprise to a lot of people is that Apple has “revolutionized” the pricing structure of its desktop OS, releasing the new version of […]