Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 22nd Oct 2013 18:41 UTC
Mac OS X

Apple has released OS X 10.9 Mavericks - for free - so it's that time again: John Siracusa's excellent OS X review.

According to Apple, Mavericks has a dual focus. Its first and most important goal is to extend battery life and improve responsiveness. Secondarily, Mavericks aims to add functionality that will appeal to "power users" (Apple's words), a group that may be feeling neglected after enduring two releases of OS X playing iOS dress-up.

Is that enough for Mavericks to live up to its major-release version number and to kick off the next phase of OS X's life? Let's find out.

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RE: support for X years?
by Deviate_X on Wed 23rd Oct 2013 08:42 UTC in reply to "support for X years?"
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The enormous amounts of money spent on Java by the corporate world since 1999 appears not have had the expected effects.

Incidentally Java has also failed in Mobile, we have a forked version running in android, apples object C dominating the apps market.

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