Don't-Miss OS X Stories
Apple last allowed public testing of a pre-release OS 14 years ago, but now it's letting OS X 10.10 out for an early spin.
Apple kicked off its Worldwide Developers Conference with a preview of OS X Yosemite, the next update to its desktop operating system.
Better notifications, the new Spotlight search app and an improved Mail app are highlights in the new, free upgrade coming this fall. Sign up for the public beta to enjoy it all even earlier.
Due this fall, OS X Yosemite will include major changes to the interface and underlying system components. The iOS integration will let you handle calls and messaging from the desktop. Coolest of all: a free public beta program to test the OS before it ships.
Dan Frakes shows you how to get more out of OS X's ability to save any printable document, Web page, or file as a PDF.
The latest version of the software dumps a Windows-like interface for a Mac-style desktop.
OS X Mavericks boasts a much improved built-in dictation tool. But how improved is it, really? David Sparks pits it against the established Mac transcription champ, Dragon Dictate.
If you wear out your headphone jack, you're staring at a $1,000 repair.
Apple's claim of revolutionizing pricing with OS X Mavericks isn't quite as revolutionary as claimed. The new-age "One Microsoft" is already laying the groundwork for free Windows upgrades.
Apple's move to offer its latest desktop operating system, OS X Mavericks, for free isn't going to affect the Linux operating system at all, its creator Linus Torvalds said.
Mac users beware!
Apple went on a bit of a "free" kick Tuesday, labeling everything from its operating system down to minor apps with the price tag. But there are still some things the Cupertino company is willing to charge for: OS X Mavericks Server, released Tuesday evening, is one of them.
In a fast-paced event Tuesday, Apple unleashed a bunch of new products across its iPad and Mac product lines, along with updates to over 20 apps and (oh, yeah) a new version of OS X, too.
But that still doesn't mean Microsoft's new-look operating system is setting the world alight.
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