OS X Mavericks

OS X Mavericks Market Share Surpasses All Predecessors In Just 1 Month

According to the latest market share data from Net Applications, Mac OS X 10.9 a.k.a Mavericks, managed to grab first place in market share last month, beating out all its predecessors just after one full month of its availability, The Next Web reports. The research data shows that Mavericks gained 1.58 percentage points, from 0.84 percent to 2.42 percent,...

OS X Mavericks Uses Mac’s Light Sensors To Prevent System Sleep

A coder has found out that OS X Mavericks uses a Mac computer’s ambient light sensors to detect motion, subsequently preventing the system's Energy Saver sleep functions from activating, The Verge reports. It was initially thought the feature was using the iSight camera to monitor movements but was later discovered to actually be using the Mac's ambient...

Apple To Release Updated Mail App For OS X Mavericks To Fix Gmail Issues

Gmail users who are experiencing issues with receiving messages, sorting messages into folders and deleting messages in OS X Mavericks’ bundled Mail application, rejoice as Apple is aware of the problem and is testing an updated Mail app in order to fix the issues. According to 9to5Mac, an updated Mail application has already been seeded to Apple employees...

Apple Expected To Offer ‘Budget’ iMac in 2014

According to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities, Apple is expected to offer a new lower-cost version of its iMac desktop in 2014. Kuo believes that the lower pricing will boost overall iMac shipments by 10 to 20 percent year over year. Currently Apple’s most affordable 21.5-inch iMac starts at $1,299. According to Kuo, fewer...

OS X Mavericks Golden Master Download Seeded to Developers

Yesterday it was reported Apple had started training its AppleCare staff on upcoming OS X Mavericks and this evening, the company released the golden master seed download to developers. This version is usually the final build, which is the same as the anticipated public release (unless last minute changes are added), which has been rumoured...

Apple Starts Training Its AppleCare Staff On Upcoming OS X Mavericks

Apple has started training its AppleCare Staff on Mac OS X Mavericks ahead of a likely launch towards the end of October, according to 9to5Mac. Citing sources familiar with the launch plans, the source claims that AppleCare staff's training has begun today, which will include operating system’s new features, installation process, and troubleshooting for at least 6 hours over the...