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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.

OS X Mavericks is now available on the Mac App Store

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You can download the 5.29 GB installer from the Mac App Store, linked above. You'll need to be running OS X Snow Leopard or later and own a 2007 iMac or MacBook Pro or later; a 2008 MacBook Air, MacBook, or Mac Pro or later; or a 2009 Mac mini or later.

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.

What Apple's planning for October 22

What does Apple have in store for its October 22 media event? iPads? Mavericks? Mac Pros? Maybe!

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.