AppleCare now training for a likely late October Mavericks release

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Apple has begun training AppleCare staff in anticipation of a likely OS X Mavericks release this October, according to a report from 9to5Mac this morning. Gurman’s sources say that employees have to spend at least 6 hours learning about Mavericks’ “new features, installation process, and troubleshooting options” over the next few weeks. The training is said be very secretive and much like that of iOS 7 and iTunes Radio in many ways. AppleCare advisors will be learning the material in “small groups” in effort to try and prevent leaking of the training program’s content.

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Gurman believes Mavericks is set to launch near the end of this October, and this news seems to confirm that Apple is still targeting such a timeframe. Many users developers and non-developers alike are already running Developer Preview builds of Mavericks. What about you? It will be interesting to see how the latest version of Mac OS X will impact the general populace come the end of this month.

[9to5Mac]

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