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Apple issues Mail update for OS X Mavericks to address Gmail compatibility issues

If you're one of the many users dismayed by the fact that the Mail.app in OS X Mavericks doesn't play nicely with Gmail, your troubles will hopefully be a thing of the past. After a number of reports indicating that Apple has been working on a fix, Apple today issued a Mail update for OS X...

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Daily Update for November 7, 2013

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requires...

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Apple still shipping Macs with Mountain Lion installed

Here's one for the "What were they thinking of?" file. David Gerwitz at ZDNet/CBS Interactive ordered a totally tricked-out iMac from Apple after the October 22 event, totally expecting the device to show up with the latest and greatest version of OS X. The order was made on October 28, a full...

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Daily Update for November 4, 2013

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requires...

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TUAW TV Live: OS X Mavericks and new iPads

During last week's show, Shawn "Doc Rock" Boyd and I discussed the Apple announcements that had been made, primarily the immediate availability of OS X Mavericks and the unveiling of the iPad Air and Retina display iPad mini. This week, we'll be talking about some of our favorite features of...

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Addressing common Mavericks issues

There are a number of issues with the new OS X Mavericks and the Gadget Lab at Wired.com has published a helpful article on how to fix a few of them. Some problems, as stated in the article, must be fixed by Apple, but you can remedy a few issues yourself. In "6 Known Issues with OS X Mavericks...

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Review: 90 OS X Mavericks and Legacy Tips, Tricks & Secrets

Developer Saied Ghaffari and his company It's About Time have been busy digging through the details of OS X Mavericks to find a bunch of tips and tricks for the new Mac operating system. In the new iBook 90 OS X Mavericks and Legacy Tips, Tricks & Secrets (US$1.99), you'll find out how to do...

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Video Tip: Creating a bootable Mavericks USB installer

Having a bootable USB flash drive of your operating system is a very useful tool to have around for diagnostics, maintenance or fresh clean installs of your OS. In the past few versions of OS X, if you wanted to create a bootable USB stick, you had to do a little bit of Erica Sadun-style nerd...

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Caturday: Eddie, the iMac screen cleaner

It appears that Eddie thinks that OS X Mavericks looks good enough to lick, or perhaps he's just finished licking the crumbs from between the keys on that Apple Wireless Keyboard. Maybe he's sticking his tongue out at a Windows user that just walked into the room. Whatever the case, Eddie's owner...

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Use Mavericks' screen saver images as wallpaper

Here's a nifty trick for those of you running OS X Mavericks. Apple has included some beautiful nature photos to be used as the OS' screen saver options. With a little digging, you can use them as desktop wallpaper, too. Lifehacker points out that the 43 photos can be found by navigating to...

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What will Apple name its next OS X? Here are a few ideas

OS X Mavericks is here, and with it comes Apple's all-new naming scheme for its software. Leaving cats behind, the company is instead focusing on locations in California for its software monikers. Mavericks, for example, is the name of a popular surf spot. But as we're all getting used to an OS X...

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Illegal, trial, and disc versions of iWork and iLife are updating for free, but it's no glitch

Apple is taking its commitment to free upgrades seriously. Following the announcement that OS X Mavericks and updates for iWorks and iLife would be provided free to current owners and new Mac customers, something interesting happened. Even users who were using trial, disc, or illegally downloaded...

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Chitika: OS X Mavericks adoption rate three times faster than Mountain Lion

When iOS 7 hit the world last month, Chitika Research was there to tell us how quickly the new mobile operating system was being adopted by users based on how many ad impressions were coming from devices running the new OS. Now they've done the same for OS X Mavericks, and results from the first...

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Is Mail not saving your iCloud password after the Mavericks update? Here's a work-around.

There's a lot to like about the newly released OS X Mavericks, but like any new OS there are a few bugs. We've noticed that some users are experiencing a problem with the Mail app not remembering their iCloud password when the program is opened. It's annoying to have to input your password every...

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Ulysses III gets monster 'Warp 1' update

With a week to go until the beginning of NaNoWriMo, it's not surprising that a favorite text-editing tool has received an update. Ulysses III version 1.1 brings -- according to The Soulmen -- over 287 tweaks, fixes and optimizations, including OS X Mavericks compatibility "bang on time." The...

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