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Apple OS X Mavericks

Apple OS X Mavericks

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87 Engadget Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
87

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

Like the last few upgrades, Mavericks doesn't do anything particularly bold, but a slew of new features (and zero cost to download) make the upgrade worth it.

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Pros
  • Free
  • iBooks and Maps now available on the desktop
  • Productivity features like tags and tabbed windows
Cons
  • OS X is feeling a bit stale these days

Reviews

89
 
Average Critic Score
Critic Reviews 11

85
 
Average User Score
User Reviews 50
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Specs

Key Specs

Type
Computer OS
Source model
Closed, w/ open source
Architecture
64-bit
Type
Source model
Architecture
Computer OS
Closed, w/ open source
64-bit

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87 Engadget Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
87

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Scores

Engadget

87
 

User Reviews

90
Jakelegofilms
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
20
ihateosyosemite
This horrible OS X was installed against my will. I knew how bad it was from...read more
70
alecbuck
I still think Windows 8.1 pro is better.
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