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Sync contacts and calendars with your iPhone via iTunes? Not in Mavericks you don't

Mavericks apparently removes the ability to sync your contacts and calendars via iTunes with your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

No surprise here: Teardown reveals you won't fix the latest MacBook Pro yourself

If you wear out your headphone jack, you're staring at a $1,000 repair.

Get to know OS X Mavericks: Calendar

Say goodbye to stitched-leather and hello to a sleek new Calendar that includes welcome new features.

Apple's iOS and OS X apps get the update treatment

Sure, Apple's iWork and iLife apps are the heavy hitters, but this week Cupertino also revved many of its smaller apps for iOS and OS X. Here's a rundown.

Get to know OS X Mavericks: Maps

A desktop version of Apple's Maps app is now available in Mavericks. Here's how it works.

Get to know OS X Mavericks: Under the hood

A lot of the changes in OS X Mavericks are about the visible look and feel. But others are less obvious. Here's what has changed in terms of performance and power management.

The free-OS revolution: What Apple's Mavericks move means for Windows

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.

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Get to know OS X Mavericks: Design changes

There's more to the latest Mac OS than cosmetic changes, but those cosmetic changes aren't trivial. Here's what you have to look forward to.

Hands-on with GarageBand for iOS and OS X

Apple has released new versions of GarageBand for iOS and OS X. Chris Breen gives a listen.

Apple's free OS is no threat to Linux at all, says its creator

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.

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OS X Server for Mavericks is now available, though not free

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.

Slideshow: Apple intros iPad Air, new MacBook Pro, and more

Highlights from Apple's October 22 event, where it showed off new desktops and laptops, plus OS X 10.9 Mavericks and a skinnier version of the iPad.

Summary: Apple unveils slew of new iPads, MacBooks, Mac Pro, and apps

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.

MacStories: OS X Mavericks tips and tricks

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Great roundup of tips and tricks from MacStories' Federico Viticci. Macworld will be posting our own in-depth articles on each of the major Mavericks features soon, so stay tuned.