Call for Mavericks Apps Suggests Imminent Launch of Apple’s Next OS X

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Apple is now calling out to developers to test and submit their Mavericks-compatible third-party apps as the OS X-maker prepares for the launch of its next generation desktop class operating system. “Make sure your app takes advantage of the great new features in OS X Mavericks when the world’s most advanced desktop operating system becomes […]

iTunes 11.1 Makes Arranging iPhone Apps Easier in OS X Mavericks

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Apple released Apple OSX 10.9 Mavericks developer preview 8, a new beta that comes with iTunes 11.1. The new iTunes 11.1b110 (110)  includes a much-needed new feature in the iOS device app management screen. The new layout lets users more easily move app icons around their iPhone or iPad home screens. iTunes 11.1 keeps the […]

Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac Brings Start Menu to Windows 8 and More

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Running Windows 8.1 on a Mac got easier thanks to an update to popular virtual machine software Parallels Desktop 9. The new version of Parallels Desktop 9 brings support for running on OS X 10.9 Mavericks, the forth-coming Windows 8.1 update from Microsoft and integration of cloud services like iCloud, Dropbox, Google Drive and SkyDrive. It […]

Mac App Store Subscriptions Coming to OS X Mavericks

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When Apple announced OS X Mavericks at WWDC 2013, they didn’t say much about a new feature in Mac App Store software inspired by iOS. Apps can start using a subscription model with in-app purchases. Developers can add subscriptions to apps that offer a service, like file syncing services DropBox or SugarSync, to name a couple. 9 […]

OS X Mavericks Allows You to Start Your Apple Maps Nav on Desktop

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Apple is introducing a new app for its desktop operating system called Maps. Now, just like on the iPhone and iPad, desktop users can have access to maps on their Mac and MacBook. It’s a nice interface, and Apple is hoping that the native app will allow its home-built Maps application to compete against Google’s […]

Apple Announces OS X Mavericks With New Tags

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In a shortage for endangered jungle cats, Apple is re-naming its OS X desktop software. The Cupertino, California software-maker is now using a California-based theme for its OS X software, rather than the previous cats theme, with the first of many new releases based on a surfing theme. Hence, at WWDC 2013, Apple is dubbing […]