Apple Seeds First OS X Mavericks 10.9.4 Beta to Developers

Apple today seeded the first build of OS X 10.9.4 to developers, approximately two weeks after releasing OS X 10.9.3 to the public. The new beta is available thorugh the Software Update mechanism in the Mac App Store should be listed soon in the Mac Dev Center.

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It is unclear what improvements the 10.9.4 update will bring to Mavericks, but it is likely to include bug fixes and stability enhancements. It is also unclear when the beta might be released to the public.

The last Mavericks update, 10.9.3, added enhanced support for 4K displays and restored the ability to sync contacts and calendars between Mac and iOS devices over USB.

Top Rated Comments

luckydcxx Avatar
97 months ago
let's hope that 10.10 is ready for next week.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
iAlexO Avatar
97 months ago
Pfft.

Pfft. Forget 10.9.4 beta. 10.10 is coming on Monday :)
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
iBug2 Avatar
97 months ago
I hope they solved the Magic Mouse problems with Mavericks: The cursor doesn't move any more.

You sure the battery isn't dead? :)
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
bbfc Avatar
97 months ago
Uggg! No thank you!

I think they may have learnt a lot from iOS 7 and the overhaul won't be anywhere near as drastic.

A flatter UI without sacrificing productivity would be most welcome from me. I don't want change for the sake of it with reduced functionality.

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Not gonna lie, miss going up to .x.8 or even .x.11.. it just feels so.... I dunno. Bleh.

I don't feel like I got my money's worth. I paid zero American Dollars for this OS, I expect updates till at least 10.9.5.

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I'm not sure... I think you may have.... I don't think you followed Apple's train of thought on that one... ;)

I think its safe to say that Mavericks will reach 10.9.5 before OS X 10.10 is released.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
typicaluser Avatar
97 months ago
Hopefully the wifi disconnection after wakeup, which is not fixed in 9.3, is what they are fixing with the new beta.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
chirpie Avatar
97 months ago
whats wrong with iOS 7.1.1 thats driving the urgent desire for iOS 8.0? it's a year old already and i want something new, plus it has some bugs still.

Hey now, iOS 7 isn't a year old for another 4 months. Let's not jump the gun. :p
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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