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Mavericks Feature Focus: Safari 7 and iCloud Keychain

10/26/2013, 07:10 pm

Safari's sixth major revision brings some visual tweaks, a slew of performance and power efficiency enhancements, and Apple's all-new integrated password manager, iCloud Keychain.

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Apple starts online sales of OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion and 10.7 Lion for $20

10/24/2013, 07:10 pm

Apple on Thursday initiated online voucher sales for two legacy OS X version, Mountain Lion and Lion, with the offering aimed at easing the process of upgrading older Mac hardware.

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Mac owners adopting OS X Mavericks 3X faster than Mountain Lion

10/24/2013, 04:10 pm

Just 24 hours after launch, the newest revision of Apple's desktop operating system is responsible for 5.5 percent of all North American web traffic originating from Macs, a new study says.

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Adobe confirms Flash Player is sandboxed in Safari for OS X Mavericks

10/24/2013, 03:10 am

After years of fighting malware and exploits facilitated through Adobe's Flash Player, the company is taking advantage of Apple's new App Sandbox feature to restrict malicious code from running outside of Safari in OS X Mavericks.

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Updates to Aperture, Final Cut & Logic will tap into horsepower of new Mac Pro

10/23/2013, 12:10 pm

Apple has revealed its professional application suite -- Aperture, Final Cut Pro X, and Logic Pro X -- has been optimized for the company's upcoming next-generation Mac Pro, and that the desktop computer will bring "unparalleled power" for the software.

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Transitioning your Mac from Mountain Lion to Apple's new OS X 10.9 Mavericks

10/23/2013, 08:10 am

Apple has unleashed the ninth point release of its OS X desktop operating system with nary a big cat in sight, but that does not mean users migrating from Mountain Lion to Mavericks will find an update devoid of differences. To help ease users' transition to the new operating system, AppleInsider details some of the biggest user-facing changes.

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Apple updates Aperture, OS X Server, Remote Desktop, Xcode, Migration Assistant, more

10/23/2013, 01:10 am

Among the flood of new and updated software Apple launched as part of Tuesday's special event, the company rolled out the server counterpart to its new OS X Mavericks operating system, a point update for Aperture, iBooks Author, Xcode 5.0.1, Apple Remote Desktop 3.7, iTunes fixes and migration assistants for Lion and Snow Leopard.

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New Pixelmator 3.0 FX brings OS X Mavericks support, new liquify tools

10/22/2013, 10:10 pm

An update to popular image editing tool Pixelmator was released on Tuesday, with the new software bringing a host of fresh features like new Layer Styles, liquify tools and support for Apple's OS X Mavericks.

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Apple updates Safari to version 6.1 for Mountain Lion users

10/22/2013, 05:10 pm

Mac owners who will not be taking advantage of the free upgrade to Mavericks can nonetheless enjoy some of updates Apple has made to their Safari web browser.

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Apple's OS X 10.9 Mavericks launches as a free upgrade for Mac users

10/22/2013, 01:10 pm

Apple's next-generation desktop operating system, OS X 10.9 Mavericks, is now available on the Mac App Store as a free upgrade for all Mac users running Snow Leopard or above.

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Websites activating Safari push notifications ahead of OS X Mavericks rollout

10/22/2013, 01:10 am

Two mainstream websites on Monday appeared to activate push notifications for Safari, a new feature built into Apple's forthcoming OS X 10.9 Mavericks that allows sites to send out updates to Mac users via the Web.

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Intego's Washing Machine 2014 for Mac adds new cleanup tools, streamlined interface

10/21/2013, 11:10 am

Apple security vendor Intego on Monday released a new version of their popular Washing Machine application, a ground-up rewrite of the software that wraps some useful new tools in a slick, redesigned interface.

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Apple seeds OS X 10.9 Mavericks Server GM to developers ahead of Oct. 22 special event

10/18/2013, 06:10 pm

Apple on Friday released the Golden Master version of its upcoming OS X 10.9 Mavericks Server to developers, signaling that work on the forthcoming software has been completed.

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Apple calls for OS X Mavericks app submissions in preparation of launch

10/15/2013, 07:10 pm

In a notice sent out on Tuesday, Apple requests developers prepare for the impending OS X 10.9 Mavericks rollout by testing apps with the latest Golden Master build before submitting their software to the Mac App Store for review.

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Apple issues Java updates, new printer drivers for OS X

10/15/2013, 04:10 pm

Apple on Tuesday released a number of updates for devices running OS X, including a 2013-004 Java update and new drivers for printers from Canon and HP.

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Apple issues MacBook Air EFI Firmware Update 2.7

10/10/2013, 04:10 pm

Apple has issued a firmware update that addresses an issue with Boot Camp and Windows installations for newer MacBook Air models.

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Review: 1Password 4 for Mac makes managing all your passwords easy and secure

10/10/2013, 09:10 am

Passwords stink. Password policies vary widely from the many sites you choose or have to use, and satisfying them all is hard, and hard to keep up with. That's why 1Password is an invaluable application — and the new 1Password 4 qualifies as a worthy update.

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Apple hiring to improve battery life in future versions of OS X

10/07/2013, 03:10 pm

Apple is actively recruiting new employees who can help to improve battery life on the company's Mac OS X platform in the years to come.

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Apple releases OS X 10.9 Mavericks Golden Master to developers

10/03/2013, 11:10 pm

Hours after Apple announced a new OS X Mavericks build was available to AppleSeed members, the company released a Golden Master version of the next-generation operating system to developers.

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Apple announces new OS X Mavericks build to AppleSeed members, drops 'Developer Preview' status

10/03/2013, 04:10 pm

Apple on Thursday notified members of its AppleSeed program that a new build OS X 10.9 Mavericks was available for download, but this time the messages contained no mention of "Developer Preview," prompting some to speculate that work on the next-generation Mac operating system is nearing completion.

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