OS X Yosemite introduces the first major interface changes to OS X in more than a decade. Yosemite offers flatter iconography, a cleaner design and better typography more suited to the increasing number of Macs with Retina displays. One change Apple's implemented is an optional "Dark Mode" that inverts the color of your menu bar and makes the dock darker too. Here's how to get the most of it.
Apple's venerable Mac mini is its least expensive Mac model, and a good entry-level system that's an attractive option for PC users making the switch to the Macintosh. It's long overdue for a refresh, but at Apple's October Mac and iPad event, it finally happened. The Mac mini has finally joined the rest of the Mac product like with Intel's "Haswell" fourth-generation Core processors. Here's what you really need to know about the new Mac mini.
The iMore show brings you everything you need to know about the week in iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple! On this episode Live from Cupertino — and Seattle and Cape Cod — we go over the new iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, Mac mini, Retina 5K iMac, and all the news and announcements from Apple's October 2014 iPad and Mac event! With Serenity Caldwell, Peter Cohen, Rene Ritchie.
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Apple has commenced taking pre-orders for the iPad mini 3 and iPad Air 2, both which were announced yesterday. If you've been eagerly awaiting for the Apple online store to come back from having gone down for 'maintenance', now is the time to get the wallet out and prepare for some serious clicking/tapping to secure your new iPad. The Apple Store is currently quoting 2-4 business day ship times for the new iPads, but we imagine that will slip to longer times in short order.
Belkin has announced that it is updating a number of its accessories for the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3. These include new verisons of their Qode keyboard accessories, along with their Slim and Stripe covers.
Lightweight and durable, the Feather Case for iPhone 6 is engineered to provide inconspicuous protection. The snap-on application of this hard case allows for quick installation when needed and its soft touch finish provides a comfortable grip in the hand. Choose from 8 vibrant colors!
Now that OS X Yosemite is rolling out to everyone we're seeing app updates galore start to roll in. Apple's own iMovie is among the first batch and with version 10.0.6, which is rolling out as we speak, things have been given a full makeover in line with the visuals of Yosemite. So it looks pretty sharp.
Pebble has updated both its smartwatch and the iPhone app used to manage it. While the Pebble itself received bug fixes and stability improvements in this firmware update, the iOS app update was a little more substantial and includes automatic watch app updates.
Twitter has today announced the popular social network will display tweets from random users you don't currently follow in a bid to bring more relevant content to your home timeline, and to pick up some new friends along the way. Twitter isn't shy at testing out new experimentations with its micro-blogging service and the team has been actively working on the new feature that you'll either despise or find rather useful.
Fruit Ninja only recently received quite the update, but already the team has returned with yet another release. Fruit Ninja has teamed up Ghostbusters to tackle a spooky problem. There appears to be an outbreak of ghostly fruit and there's only one team equipped with the required tech and know-how to efficiently remove said spooky five-a-day. Ghostbusters. Cue the player, where you're tasked with slashing this fruit from another realm with the Proton Pack blade.
Vector is a news and analysis show focusing on the biggest stories, hottest trends, and most important issues in technology and popular culture. On this week's show — live from Çingleton in Montreal — special guest Vicki Murley talks Satya Nadella and the pay gap, Georgia talks online bullying, Rene talks iOS 8 adoption rates, and Dave talks conference conversation.