Mavericks, Apple’s latest operating system has gone live and it’s a FREE download. Many will agree that was a “holy s***” moment”. However you look at it, from an Apple fanboy front to an Apple hater this really has made things different in the world of a desktop OS. But is it a revolutionary move, a disruptive move or Apple’s acknowledging they make enough money from Apps to pay for the development of an OS?
OS X Mavericks General Master is here, meaning that unless any major bugs are found in mavericks it’ll be the finished version. I’ve been beta testing Mavericks and it somehow manages to feel faster despite migrating all my crud across.
OS X Mavericks Activity Monitor gets a few new features and tabs, one of them being Energy. This monitors the energy impact an app will have on your battery life. Unsurprisingly flash scores a whoppingly high figure when it comes to battery drainage. Think of this as an almost dummies guide to what’s killing your battery life.
The next preview for OS X Mavericks has arrived. OS X Mavericks Developer Preview 6 is available via Software Update. If you are not yet running a previous version of OS X Mavericks Developer Preview, get a redemption code from the Mac Dev Center to download it from the Mac App Store
Available for some but not all it seems, Apple has just pushed out OS X Mavericks Developer Preview 4. For some reason whilst trying to download in the UK I’m getting an error message saying it’s not available in my country.
Everyone loves a good bootable usb drive, whether it be to sample an OS without disrupting your system or to install Mavericks from USB in these days of media-less installs. Heres out guide on how to create your own Bootable USB drive for OS X Mavericks.