Apple's OS X Mavericks goes live today as a free download, even for holdouts still on Snow Leopard

By Jos
Oct 22, 2013
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  1. Apple kicked off today’s media event going over the tenth release in the history of OSX. Dubbed Mavericks, the newest version of Apple’s operating system focuses on three core areas: technologies, features and apps. The company already walked us through...

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  2. abysal

    abysal Newcomer, in training Posts: 54   +7

    Wow... I was expecting to pay 20$ for the new version... this is great news.
  3. JC713

    JC713 TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 6,140   +739

    Awesome news! I am going to download it ASAP.
  4. JC713

    JC713 TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 6,140   +739

    Wow my 2010 iMac is very laggy after updating to Mavericks. The memory usage is 3.99GB/4GB 90% of the time.

    Turns out it was installing an update in the background. The issue is gone. I am really liking the better performance I am getting. I also feel like the colors are much more accurate.
  5. yukka

    yukka TechSpot Paladin Posts: 669   +23

    Free update. That's pretty cool. I was wondering what the licenses would cost for upgrading all our labs. Nothing. Awesome.
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  6. howzz1854

    howzz1854 TechSpot Maniac Posts: 585   +79

    AWESOME!!!.. I almost bought the ML through app store last month. good thing I didn't. now I just have to wait until all my enterprise software to be caught up on patches to work with 10.9 Maverick before I can install it.
  7. 9Nails

    9Nails TechSpot Paladin Posts: 904   +72

    Thanks Apple! I'm all up to date now.


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