OS X Mavericks Released

Apple announced on October 22 that the latest release of OS X would be available for free from the Mac App Store. This is a major shift from previous releases, where each OS X iteration was sold for a token $29. The announcement coincided with new hardware releases and new versions of iWork and iLife Apps, which are also being released for free (for qualified computers).

Briefly: iWork ’08, Pro Application Support, new iPod game

By AppleInsider Staff Published: 08:00 AM EST

Apple’s website on Monday briefly made reference to an iWork ’08 application. Meanwhile, the company released Pro Application Support 4.0.1 and also put Sims Pool — Electronic Art’s latest iPod game — up for sale on its ubiquitous iTunes Store.

Pro Application Support 4.0.1

Also on Monday afternoon, Apple released Pro Application Support 4.0.1 [7.6MB]. The update improves general user interface reliability for the company’s professional applications and is recommended for all users of Final Cut Studio, Final Cut Pro, Motion, Soundtrack Pro, DVD Studio Pro, Aperture, Final Cut Express HD, Soundtrack, Logic Pro and Logic Express.

Sims Pool for iPod

Meanwhile, Electronic Arts has released the second of four new iPod games planned ahead of year’s end. The latest, Sims Pool, encourages players to “run the table” on their iPods.