How to Upgrade to Mavericks Right Now

Apple broke the mold a little bit on Tuesday morning not only by introducing the latest version of OS X for free but also making it available immediately. To upgrade now, click here. Pretty much any machine made after 2007 is compatible, but you'll need to be running Snow Leopard or later. » 10/22/13 2:53pm 10/22/13 2:53pm

OS X Mavericks Is Here Today and It's Free!

When Apple introduced the latest version of OS X back in June, it did so with little bombast. Mavericks, as it's called, is no iOS 7 in terms of radical overhauls, but it is full of subtle however powerful behind-the-scenes changes. And the best part about it? It's free, and it's available right now. » 10/22/13 1:24pm 10/22/13 1:24pm

Apple OS X Mavericks Gold Master Is Out

The Gold Master version of OS X Mavericks is now available for developers. That means that OS X Mavericks has reached the final build and is ready to go to customers. What we see in this build will be exactly what everyone sees when they upgrade to Mavericks. » 10/03/13 11:50pm 10/03/13 11:50pm

According to 9to5Mac, we may have to wait until the end of October for the final release of OS X Mavericks. The update—which features a lot of small improvements that add up—is reportedly taking extra time to mourn the tragic loss of Goose. » 9/06/13 8:51am 9/06/13 8:51am

OS X Mavericks First Impressions: A Little Good Going a Long Way

Mavericks is the first OS X release since Snow Leopard that doesn't constantly make you stop, consider a new feature that has just made your life worse in some incomprensible way, and then hope very hard that this is a bug, because it cannot possibly be an intended feature, because the world is, at a rest, a basically… » 6/17/13 1:20pm 6/17/13 1:20pm

OS X Mavericks Wallpaper Could Mean Retina iMacs and Cinema Displays

With Apple's announcement of OS X Mavericks came a brand new shiny desktop background featuring a glistening wave, downloadable from the Apple website. The most intriguing thing about the new wallpaper, though, is the resolution, which could indicate a coming upgrade to Apple's desktop displays. » 6/12/13 5:56pm 6/12/13 5:56pm

Apple Overhauls Desktop Notifications So That They're Actually Useful

A centralized Notification Center was a great addition to OS X. The problem? Based on their original design, they caused more problems than they solve. In OS X Mavericks, Apple's fixing the notifications so that you can deal with the notification right from a dialog rather than needing to fire up a whole application… » 6/10/13 1:49pm 6/10/13 1:49pm

Apple Just Fixed the Single Dumbest Thing About OS X

Apple's OS X 10.9 Mavericks looks nice and shiny and new, in all the ways that new operating systems usually do. But it's got one big fix for what had been the single stupidest thing in all of OS X for the past two years. That's multiple displays. » 6/10/13 1:35pm 6/10/13 1:35pm

OS X Mavericks Has Huge Improvements for Battery Life

OS X Mavericks has bunches of improvements under the hood that Apple says will improve your MacBook's CPU performance by up to 72 percent. More power and better battery life, designed for users on that go. » 6/10/13 1:35pm 6/10/13 1:35pm