Apple Releases OS X Mavericks Developer Preview 2

After releasing the second beta of iOS 7 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch developers, Apple has also seeded the second Developer Preview of OS X Mavericks to developers.

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The second iteration of the OS X Mavericks beta carries a build number of 13A497d, while the original version released on June 10 was build 13A476u.

Mavericks includes features like a tabbed Finder, new full screen dual monitor capabilities, and Safari improvements. Developers can receive the update via the Software Update tool in the Mac App Store.

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Top Rated Comments

Cubert Avatar
125 months ago
Why is this not on the main page while the iOS 7 beta 2 release is?
Score: 28 Votes (Like | Disagree)
SlCKB0Y Avatar
125 months ago
1st: This is only for developers, and i doubt that 99 percent of the MacRumors.com visitors are developers.
2nd: Many users use iOS devices to view MacRumors.com. Mavericks DP2 updates are useless for them.

1st: iOS beta is only for developers, and i doubt that 99 percent of the MacRumors.com visitors are developers.
2nd: Many users use OS X devices to view MacRumors.com. iOS Beta 2 updates are useless for them.

:rolleyes:
Score: 20 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Sky Blue Avatar
125 months ago
relegated to Mac blog? poor OS X.
Score: 14 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Mr. Retrofire Avatar
125 months ago
Why is this not on the main page while the iOS 7 beta 2 release is?
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
nutmac Avatar
125 months ago
Really wish there was a way to disable Top Sites. Its easily the most irritating 'feature' i've ever come across in almost a decade.
Um, set "New windows open with" and "New tabs open with" to "Empty Page"? If you do, you will never sit top sites unless you explicitly click on top sites button.
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Chupa Chupa Avatar
125 months ago
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Very true, but this site's name is still MacRumors. Seems to me if they want to deprecate Mavericks and elevate iOS 7 that is there prerogative but for logic's sake they should also rename the site to iOSRumors.
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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