Apple last week launched OSX Mavericks, the free and latest version of its desktop operating system. Notably, the tech giant ditched its cat-based naming scheme in favor of one themed after California locations (Mavericks is a well-known surfing spot in Northern California). That’s all fine and good, but what about the new features? More specifically, what does Mavericks bring to education?
It turns out that there are two big features of particular note to educators.
- iWork and iLife are now free
- iBooks for iOS and for Macs
Sometimes you get an error when installing Windows 7 on a Mac using Bootcamp. There are a number of workarounds for this. Paul Thurrott posted three here. If you have problems entering the Microsoft key or with validating it, use option on Paul Thurrott’s list.