Along with the release of iOS 7 Beta 5, Apple has gained the attention of the entire media field. However, the big Fruit Company has decided to release a new version of OS X Mavericks 10.9. The company has been very quiet with OS X releases so far, but now, OS X Mavericks 10.9 gains its fifth developer preview release.
Despite the fact that the update does not offer any major changes besides the new iBooks app for Mac, it does whatsoever bring users a little bit closer to the final, the end-user release. Most of the changes revealed by the latest OS X Mavericks preview are relatively minor, most of them concerning the general functionality of the operating system.
The new Finder tabs might represent one of the of the major improvements and changes offered by Apple’s Mavericks. The feature transforms general navigation through OS X a little bit easier and with improvements to Safari such as full-screen, dual monitor capabilities.
Perhaps one of the most notable key addition that OS X Mavericks is bringing is the Apple’s Maps app. As you know, the app encountered a disastrous introduction along with the iOS 6. During the time, the app has been constantly updated and now, it makes its way through the large screen.
Nevertheless, following Tim Cook’s public apology, Apple has worked hard to make the service usable, but the app still needs to be updated, and a lot of details need to be considered. After the security issue encountered within Apple’s Dev Center, Apple is trying to prevent other problems as well as fulfilling both deadlines for iOS 7 and Mavericks 10.9.
Returning to Apple’s OS X Mavericks 10.9 Developer Preview 5, as it is expected, only those who are registered to Apple’s Developers Program can visit Apple’s official site and update their Macs. The update can be installed by using the software update tool available in the Mac App Store.
However, it is worth mentioning the fact that the update is designed and recommended for those using OS X Mavericks Developer Preview 4. Having this possibility, users will no longer miss any future update or improvement. In the same time, they have the possibility to discover other changes and updates offered by OS X Mavericks 10.9 Developer Preview 5.