Now that Apple has released their Golden Master seed of OS X Mavericks to developers, the public release could happen at practically any time! With the Golden Master – which represents the final build that Apple will release publicly in the Mac App Store – Apple has changed the necessary steps required to build a fully functional bootable USB installer for the preview.
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In the wake of the OS X 10.9 Mavericks Golden Master being made available to developers comes the news that OS X 10.10, codenamed “Syrah,” is being made available for download to Apple employees.
Following the release of the OS X Mavericks GM through Apple’s online Developer Center last week, Apple has now begun seeding the update through the built-in OS X Software Update tool (via the Mac App Store) as well. Our own Ian Fuchs spotted the update this morning, and kindly alerted us.
Sharp has announced that its 32″ 4K touchscreen monitor will have drivers for full OS X touchscreen support “in 1-2 months.”
Following reports earlier today that Apple had released a near-final version of OS X Mavericks to AppleSeed testers, Apple has now finally released the official Golden Master of OS X Mavericks to developers. The update comes just two weeks following the latest OS X Mavericks Developer Preview.
Apple has been testing their upcoming OS X Mavericks release with developers and members of the AppleSeed program for several months now after officially announcing the update at their WWDC conference in June. Fortunately, according to a new report from Mark Gurman at 9to5Mac, our wait may soon be at an end.
Alongside the release of OS X 10.8.5 Supplemental Update 1.0, Apple has just released a minor updated for iTunes as well. iTunes 11.1.1 is meant to fix a minor issue that affects iTune s extras. No other changes are mentioned in the release notes.
Just a few weeks following the release of OS X 10.8.5, Apple has already issued the first supplemental update for the new OS X version. The update is intended to fix issues with the FaceTime HD camera on certain systems, and an issue affecting how drives are ejected when your Mac sleeps, among others.
The release of OS X Mavericks is expected to take place before the end of October, and Apple has reportedly begun training it’s AppleCare staff to support the new operating system.
Microsoft has released a new critical update for Microsoft Office for Mac 2011, containing a number of critical security vulnerabilities that could otherwise compromise your Mac. The Office for Mac 2011 14.3.7 update fixes a long list of bugs, specifically those relating to Outlook.
As Apple’s promised Fall launch of OS X Mavericks approaches, Apple today released their eighth developer preview of OS X Mavericks. As with its predecessors, the 8th developer build comes around two weeks following its predecessor, and continues to address various bugs and add performance enhancements ahead of the public release of OS X Mavericks.
Following an extremely intensive testing period spanning many months, Apple has finally released OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.5 – a significant incremental update recommended for all users of Mountain Lion. The update brings numerous bug fixes and improvements relating to WiFi, Mail, file transfers, screen savers, and more.
Security concerns have led Apple to use its built-in malware protection system to disable Adobe Flash version 11.8.800.94 and earlier on Macs on Tuesday.
9to5Mac reports today that “sources with knowledge of the launch plans” are telling them that Apple plans to release its next Mac operating system, OS X 10.9 Mavericks, near the end of October.
Apple has sent an email out to developers extolling the virtues of the upcoming Mavericks Safari Push Notifications feature. The subject line reads, “Get ready for Safari Push Notifications,” and the email points out highlights of the new feature.
Alongside yesterday’s release of the 9th OS X Mavericks developer preview, Apple also added a set of 8 gorgeous new wallpapers to Mavericks. Since only developers have access to the beta, however, and since everyone loves amazing wallpapers, 9to5Mac was kind enough to upload all 8 of the new 4K Retina-ready wallpapers for the world to see!