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FAQ: Everything you need to know about OS X Mavericks

Apple’s newest Mac OS, Mavericks, is here. If you’re itching for information, we’ve collected all we currently know from Apple about the operating system and what you have to look forward to.

OS X Mavericks launches, and it's free

Apple announces that OS X Mavericks, with a bunch of new key under-the-hood features, starts shipping Tuesday, October 22. And it's free.

Apple updates Java, printer software for a Tuesday afternoon

If you like updates to Java and printer drivers, you're in luck!

Apple releases OS X 10.8.5 supplemental update, iTunes 11.1.1

Apple on Thursday released a pair of minor bug-fix updates for OS X 10.8.5 and iTunes 11.1.

Windows 8 users now outnumber Mac addicts

But that still doesn't mean Microsoft's new-look operating system is setting the world alight.

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Remains of the Day: All good things

Apple is still thinking about super-sizing the iPhone, Mavericks probably won't arrive until later this fall, and China's biggest carrier may finally be in the cards.

Introducing Macworld's Switch to Mac ebook

Fall is the perfect time to make the switch from PC to Mac (or aid a loved one in doing so). Let the editors at Macworld help you make that journey with our new Switch to Mac Superguide, available for $4.99 on the iBookstore.

VMware releases Fusion 6 to support OS X Mavericks, Windows 8.1

VMware has released the latest version of Fusion, its app for running Windows and other OSes on your Mac. Its chief focus: support the latest versions of OS X and Windows

Remains of the Day: Bugging out

A T-Mobile move may hint at the next iPhone's release date, bugs swarm OS X and iOS, and Apple's bringing free music to the masses.

Parallels Desktop 9 soups up cloud storage, improves Windows 8 support

The venerable virtualization software brings a host of new features, but it's only available as an upgrade for existing users until September 5.

Apple and the enterprise: A complicated relationship

Over the past 15 years, Apple has worked, and at times struggled, to figure out the best way to integrate its products into enterprise environments. Columnist Ryan Faas takes a look at that complex relationship.

AgileBits teases significant revamp of 1Password for OS X

AgileBits isn't shaking in its boots over Apple's announcement of iCloud Keychain; in fact, it's meeting it head on with a major update to 1Password for OS X due this fall.

After a mediocre opening, the Jobs movie will likely soon fade to black

Though the movie's $6.7 million opening weekend recouped more than half its $12 million budget, distributor Open Road films was hoping for something better.

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Hands-on with OS X Mavericks: Power, apps, and other details

Jason Snell wraps up his hands-on preview of OS X Mavericks with a look at its power-management tools, updated and new apps, and the best of its other smaller improvements.

Remains of the Day: Bizarro world

Things are topsy-turvy in the land of customer satisfaction, your free iCloud space will soon reach its end, and how do you pronounce "OS X." Trick question: You’re wrong.