Apple officially announced the next major version of Mac OS X desktop operating system at the Worldwide Developers Conference as OS X 10.9 Marevicks. The Cupertino-based company has brought a host of new installments with changes to the fold, including Finder tabs, multiple displays Tagging and many more, and we’ve grabbed all the details coming right up after the jump.
At the 8th WWDC conference, the new OS X release was always going to be the first significant announcement among the day’s most taled-about releases, and as expected, the few changes would be the vast majority of Mac users will be fairly happy with the key new implementations.
As per the announcement at WWDC 2013, Apple has just released its first Developer Preview of OS X Mavericks 10.9. Download links can be found after the post.
Before you get into the OS X 10.9 Marevicks Developer Preview, it delivers a plethora of rather minor changes which, significantly, make for a very decent overall improvement. With the last year’s introduction of OS X Mountain 10.8 saw the biggest statement yet that Apple is moving towards a blending its two biggest operating systems, with the likes of Reminders, Notification Center, iMessage and Game Center all making their respective debuts.
One of the best elements of the OS X 10.9 announcement was the intyroduction of iCloud Keychain which will sync all your passwords and sensitive information to authorised OS X Mavericks powered Mac systems. With the new release, Mavericks also brings to the roster iBooks, Maps, Calendar and a variety of new enhancements, which you can check first-hand after downloading the official 10.9 Developer Preview.
Key features of Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9 OS:
Which are very self explanatory for those who’ve used OS X before, allow users to navigate through Desktop more genuinely than ever before. Finder Tabs have got multiple windows, that’s is not only useful at times, but often a necessity one, yet by bringing a tabbed experience into play allows Mavericks users to maintain some kind od order when useing their own desktops.
How to: By clicking on the samll plus button on a window – users can easily open new tabs, and as an added bonus for those who like to navigate effectively. Finder can now finally be used in full-screen, which the Mac users have been looking for such a feature for years now. And it’s out now!
This will let OS X Mavericks users view menus across two or more screens, brings much more unique functionality to the fingertips of those using multiple screens. Users will be able to pan on each display as if they were running from two separate machines, and like you would hook up your HDTV set with an Apple TV, or you can also treat it as an independent, fully-connected display.
This has received a fresh new look, and it will make sure that you day looks, and remains as productive as possible. Adding new entries to Calendars is now pretty simple. Calendar got tons of new features under the hood, which Apple’s built-in app will get more traction this time around.
Tabs – Yet another great feature added to the new 10.9 OS X Mavericks.
Tagging feature is also the best attachment for productivity computing, allowing OS X Mavericks users to tag files based upon specific rules, locations and details.By making them easier to users find when they need them, and with the tagging sidebar located conveniently in the Finder, the days of scrambling around trying to find what you looking for would appear to be over.
iBooks and Maps
Finally, Apple brings iBooks app to OS X. Starting from OS X Mavericks, users will now be able to read books on their Mavericks powered Mac, and tanks to iCloud, you can start reading from where you left off on your iOS device.
About Maps – Apple’s disaster on iOS 6 is also coming to Mavericks. What Apple is bringing in the new area of Mapping feature on the Mac, or OS X is the question, rather having its flaws around.
iCloud Keychain – Is a rather interesting feature on OS X, or any desktop OS? iCloud Keychain is a swift way to sybc all of your passwords, credit card details and more using iCloud app. When it comes to secure information, iCloud Keychain can cover it.
Interactive Notifications on 10.9 Marevicks – A hot natification feature in OS X Marevicks, which are now interactive – allowing users to respond to a message, Facetime, delete an email etc. Without having to launch any app.
Notification on Lock Screen – Now, OS X Marvicks show up notifications on the lock screen, so you can rest assured that you don’t have to sign in just to take a peek at the notifications which you’ve missed while you were away from your Macs.
This is about Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks operating system, and if you’re a registered Apple developer and would like to give a trail run on your Mac, you can now do so be heading over to Mac Dev Center right away. The future of OS X, beta testing provides an opportunity for you to find lingering bugs, and should you report them directly to Apple.
In order to try the beta out, you must be a registered developer to get the download link. Tried it, then say about how it runs for you by dropping a comment via the usual mediums below. What you think about switching to OS X Marevicks when it’s available? Or, are you happy with OS X Mountain Lion for now? Say it!