Since Apple opened the doors on its OS X Yosemite public beta, there have been a number of folks having all kinds of issues redeeming their download codes. The program gives you a Mac App Store code to redeem for your copy, but there's a widespread issue that seems to be telling eager testers their codes have already been redeemed. There's an easy fix for it, though, that should have you up and running in no time.
Apple promised a public beta for Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, and a public beta you shall get. Starting Thursday, Apple will be sending out invitations to test out the next version of OS X. The invites will be going out to the first million people that are signed up through the Appleseed public beta program.
GiHub for Mac is a pretty powerful tool that has always aimed to make code sharing easier for all and now, it has taken that to the next level with the release of a an even simpler, faster GitHub for Mac. The update is noted as a significant one that brings a simplified navigation and a renewed focus on your cloned repositories.
Some OS X Mavericks users like me have been plagued with a problem sometime since the release of OS X 10.9 last fall: Our Macs won't wake from sleep and reconnect to the local Wi-Fi network. Apple says the problem is fixed in OS X 10.9.4. Has it been fixed for you?
Apple has just updated OS X to version 10.9.4 with fixes for security, compatibility, and stability, as well as Safari version 7.0.5. This update fixes a number of issues, including a problem that kept some Macs from automatically connecting to Wi-Fi networks. Waking your computer from sleep is now also more reliable.
Apple announced a new Photos app for Mac at WWDC, which is set to bump out the existing Aperture editor, according to a recent statement from Apple. iPhoto will also be replaced, but development for Logic Pro and Final Cut Pro will continue.
For as long as the App Store has existed, Apple has been looking for ways to improve app discovery. Over the years there has been several improvements and it's come time for yet another. As announced on Twitter yesterday but seemingly only rolled out to the majority of users today, Apple has improved the 'browse by category' option.
OS X Yosemite is a pretty big visual departure from OS X Mavericks, including all new system wide fonts. Might not sound too exciting at first, but Apple has had basically the same font in OS X pretty much forever and changing it up has a much bigger visual effect than we might give it credit for – just look upon iOS 7 as an example. Now that Yosemite is out in the wild, Apple is giving us a much closer look at its new font, and it looks pretty hot.