October 22, 2013

Apple’s latest desktop operating system, OS X Mavericks, is available today. In this post, we’ll take you through the steps required to protect your data by backing it up, upgrading the OS, and getting started with the latest version of OS X.

Before you get started, you’ll want to make sure you have everything you need. To backup your data, you’ll need an external hard drive with at least the same amount of storage as your hard drive (or a Time Capsule). You’ll also need to make sure your Mac is capable of running Mavericks (we’ll show you how below), and you’ll want to make sure you have an iTunes account to purchase the update.

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Apple has released a major iOS bug fix update called iOS 7.0.3, bringing iCloud Keychain, improved password management in Safari, the delay of the Slide to Unlock text on the Lock screen for Touch ID devices, iMessage fixes, and fixes for sensor calibration issues. 

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Today Apple released version 10.9 of Mac OS X, codenamed “Mavericks.” The new OS includes several new features and enhancements over the previous version, “Mountain Lion.” The update is available for free for all compatible Macs from the App Store

Below you’ll find a closer look at some of the new features in 10.9.

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During today’s Apple event, the company announced new versions of the 15″ MacBook Pro with Retina Display, but they failed to mention anything about the DVD drive-equipped MacBook Pro without a Retina Display. Now it seems we know why. Apple has discontinued the non-Retina version of the 15″ MacBook Pro, leaving only two Retina models in its place.

The 13″ version of the non-Retina MacBook Pro is still around, though, complete with a DVD drive and low-resolution display.

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