OS X Mavericks
Part of the OS X family
OS X Mavericks (version 10.9) is the upcoming tenth major release of OS X, Apple Inc's desktop and server operating system for Macintosh computers. OS X Mavericks was announced on June 10, 2013 at WWDC 2013, and is scheduled for a release in Q3 — Q4 of 2013
OS X Mavericks is in beta and currently available to developers. The update places emphasis on battery life, Finder enhancements, other enhancements for power users, and continued iCloud integration, as well as bringing more of Apple's iOS apps to the OS X platform.
This release marks the beginning of a change in the naming scheme of OS X, departing from the use of big cats and moving to names based on California locations. Following the new naming scheme, the current version of the operating system is named after Mavericks, which is a surfing location in Northern California.
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