The 10 Biggest Apple Stories Of 2013

1. Apple Gives Away OS X Mavericks For Free

Apple in October dropped a bombshell on the software industry by offering its latest version of OS X 10, code-named Mavericks, for free. Apple used to charge between $20 and $129 for OS X upgrades, and the change, of course, will put further pressure on Microsoft to convince its customers that Windows is worth paying for. Once again, Apple has come up with a daring way of making life difficult for one of its biggest rivals.

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