Mac OS X 10.9 already being tested online?

by Klaus on November 7, 2012

in Mac OS X

AppleInsider claims that during the past few weeks they had visits from at least 30 users with OS X 10.9 as operating system. The current Mac operating system is OS X 10.8 “Mountain Lion”, released just a few months ago, but now it seems Apple has already started testing their next version of OS X.

Apple seems to release a new version of OS X every year, so we will probably see 10.9 in the App Store just after summer next year.

While it’s entirely possible that the browser-data can be forged and make it seem as if the user is using OS X 10.9, AppleInsider still believes that the data in this case is real and 10.9 is in fact being tested now.

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Joe Clark November 7, 2012 at 17:50

I wonder why they put out OS updates so quickly?
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Eliot Pearson November 8, 2012 at 13:06

Good question. It maybe a part of their revenue growth strategy. Very easy to make more money year over year if your consumers are constantly buying new products.
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Terry November 8, 2012 at 12:53

Every time they release an update I have less and less incentive to update. Mate’s a sound engineer still running leopard (as far as I remember) because it’s the only one that doesn’t have any serious compatibility issues.

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Rajkumar Jonnala November 8, 2012 at 17:56

I read the article and saw the screen shot. There was a Intel 11.7 as well. That doesn’t mean its Mac OS X 11.7
This is just a big misunderstanding.

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Ujjwal Kumar November 8, 2012 at 18:00

I think Apple has gone furious after the release of Windows 8.
More Mac magic coming soon maybe 😀
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Eniko November 8, 2012 at 23:13

I hope it will be much better than the Lion, I still have Snow Leo on my MBP, I cannot get used to the new scrolling…
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Klaus November 11, 2012 at 14:59

Hi. The scrolling can be reversed in System Preferences, and it has been possible since day 1 when the change was first introduced.

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Derek November 9, 2012 at 11:12

Yeh it’s only come about since windows 8 was released and let’s hope that mac magic is on it’s way

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Oliver November 13, 2012 at 17:54

It would not surprise me if Apple is testing a new OS. It wouldn’t surprise me if Apple are planning some big improvements with the release of Windows 8.

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