How to Downgrade from OS X Yosemite to OS X Mavericks

Learn how to downgrade from OS X Yosemite to OS X Mavericks.

“Can I downgrade from OS X Yosemite to OS X Mavericks?” is a common question after updating to the new version of software for your Mac. We’ll show you two ways to downgrade to Mavericks on your Mac. Keep in mind that any changes you made will not be there when you downgrade from OS […]

How to Restore Hidden Users Folder after OS X 10.9.3 Update (UPDATED)

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Yesterday Apple rolled out a point release operating system update to OS X Mavericks (10.9.3) as well as updates to iTunes and some of its other Apps and services. The Mavericks update listed primary features as improving 4K display support on some Macs, adding contact and calendar syncing between Mac and iOS devices via USB, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Apple Releases OS X 10.9.1 Update

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Apple has pushed out the latest update to OS X 10.9 Mavericks. OS X 10.9.1 comes with the usual stability and compatibility statement, along with notes on changes that affect OS X Mail users, specifically Gmail users, and also a VoiceOver issue that kept it from speaking when sentences contained emoji characters. There is also […]

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 […]

OS X Mavericks Upgrade Boot Loop Fix

OS X Mavericks upgrade boot loop and kernel panic can prevent an easy upgrade.

If you are upgrading to OS X Mavericks and get stuck in a boot loop that will not complete the installation, you may need to hit a special key combo to force the computer to complete the installation and upgrade process. Gotta Be Mobile reader Steve Small reached out to let us know about the […]

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 […]

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 […]

How to Setup iCloud KeyChain on iOS 7 and OS X Mavericks

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With the iOS 7.0.3 update and OS X Mavericks release Apple introduced iCloud Keychain. This is a new feature that can help users keep passwords and credit card information in sync across their devices and it includes a password generator that can help users create more secure passwords. iCloud Keychain is included as part of […]

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 Upgrade to OS X Mavericks

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The OS X Mavericks release is here and best of all it’s a free upgrade that users can download today from the Mac App Store for a fast and easy installation. In this guide we will show you how to install OS X Mavericks even if you aren’t familiar with upgrading your own computer. If […]