iOS 8 Compatibility with MacBook Pro Maverick

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I've just upgraded iPhone and iPad to iOS 8 - I don't see an upgrade to my MacBook Pro. It's currently running Maverick 10.9.5. Will they still sync?
 

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You're fine. The only thing that would stop syncing would be an outdated version of iTunes.
 

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iOS 8 and Mavericks are both the most current OS's for iOS devices and Apple computers. There's absolutely no way these two OS's are not compatible with each other. In fact…Apple I'm sure spend thousands & thousands of hours (if not 10's of thousands) to make sure they are compatible with each other.

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Welcome to the forums cforster.

The following is merely a question and not intended as an insult in any way. Since the iPhone and OS X are so tightly integrated were you expecting the two updates (IOS and Mac) to appear simultaneously?

The initial releases often occur at roughly the same time (within a few months of each other). After that the, for lack of a better word, "maintenance updates" tend to appear as needed for each OS.
 
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I certainly do not understand (nor want to understand) how these phones, tablets, and computers work. I just like them to work well together. :)
Both the iPhone and iPad required a rather lengthy update. A message appeared on one of the devices that my other two devices (including MacBook Pro) would not be compatible unless they were also updated. That's when I checked to see if it needed the same operating system (is that what OS means??) as the mobile devices. Since it is a few years older, I just wanted to make sure they would all sync automatically (calendars, photos, etc.).

Thanks so much for the reassurance that all should be well.
 

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Your OS is current. The next major release is due soon (probably mere weeks). Even when it's released your current setup should continue to work fine. That will provide time for you to decide if you want/need to update the OS.
 
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Yosemite (the next OS X update) should be appearing in the next couple of weeks. When you upgrade to it, some iOS 8 features not previously available will be "unlocked" on recent model Macs.
 

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