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Although it’s not the overhaul we are seeing in iOS 7, OS X 10.9 Mavericks is an interesting new upgrade to OS X that stuffs a great deal of new features into the Mac operating system, including Maps, iBooks, iCloud Keychain, a new Safari, a more powerful Finder with tabbed windows and tagging, much better Alerts, far improved battery life support, and much, a lot more.
We are still diving into Maverick and finding the best features. Below’s everything brand-new we have found so far, and we will be updating this post with more screenshots of the new shiny in OS X Mavericks.
The new Finder. Notice the tabbed Finder windows at the top, and the tag classifications in the sidebar.
- You can quickly mark files from the right-click menu.
Maps comes to OS X!
Here’s Maps examining where Apple’s brand-new Union Square retail store will be.
You can quickly send out a place or directions to your iPhone or any device running iOS 7.
Just like in iOS, Maps permits you to easily find addresses stored in your Contacts.
And, naturally, Maps has 3D Flyover.
Smell you later, Corinthian leather. The Calendar app has actually had its skeuomorphic textures stripped out, and it’s typography clarified.
Notes has actually also been purged of Scott Forstall’s design quirks, like the Marker typeface or the lined yellow background.
Contacts is once again much simplified. Ive did not touch OS X too much with Mavericks, but he plainly did not feel that stripping out all the textures might wait.
Safari’s new view of Top Sites and Bookmarks.
The Activity Display has been changed given that Mountain Lion to offer you a lot even more information about your running apps, a lot of particularly, just how much battery life they’re gobbling.
You can likewise see the amount of procedures are asking your disk or network now.
Notification Center hasn’t simply dropped the Gray Linen, it now permits you to respond in-line to messages you get.
Setting up iCloud Keychain for the first time within System Preferences.
When you established your iCloud keychain, you’ve to enter a security code. Consider it as Two-Step Verification. Even better, Apple requires you to make use of a hard to guess code: no 1111.
Default Two-Step verification on iCloud Keychain. That’s a great thing, thinking about the amount of of your digital life it’ll store.
- You get this alert when your iPhone running iOS 7 attempts to access your Keychain for the very first time over iCloud.
And then you need to enter your Apple ID password for the iPhone to access it. Apple truly does not desire strangers hacking your Keychain.
And then you’ve to enter your Apple ID password for the iPhone to access it. Apple actually does not want strangers hacking your Keychain.
The Battery Condition in OS X Mavericks now informs you which app is draining the most battery! Practical!
You now have native support for even more third-party accounts, like LinkedIn!