Apple’s flagship OS got a new update this year, as the company ditched the big cats for California locales. The update brings many new features, including maps, a new calendar, a new file tagging system, longer battery life, and improved performance, but there are a few that particularly pertain to Pace students and faculty:
- iBooks on Your Mac
If you’ve purchased a digital book or textbook from the iBookstore, you can finally view it on your Mac. This a huge step forward for both publishers and schools, because students can finally view their content directly on a laptop or desktop.
- Full Support for Multiple Displays
If you use a second screen with your Mac, you’ve probably been frustrated by the way fullscreen apps work, with your second screen displaying a grey background and becoming completely unusable. However, with Mavericks, each display has its own dock and menu bar. This addition will make multitasking much easier for power users.
- iCloud Keychain
Do you have problems remembering your passwords? This new feature can create and save passwords for you with industry-standard 256-bit encryption technology, then sync them across all of your Apple products, including your iPad, iPhone and Mac.