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OS X Yosemite and trim support: What is it and should you use it?

OS X Yosemite and trim support: What is it and should you use it?

If you've upgraded your Mac with a third-party solid state drive, a new Terminal command in 10.10.4 may improve performance. OS X Yosemite has been updated to version 10.10.4 and with it Apple has surfaced a trim command in Terminal. Trim enables more efficient "garbage collection" on Macs...
Latest 10.10.4 beta excises troublesome discoveryd code, but why?

Latest 10.10.4 beta excises troublesome discoveryd code, but why?

Apple has rolled back networking code in the latest Yosemite beta to technology used since Jaguar. On Tuesday Apple released a new beta version of OS X Yosemite. The new 10.10.4 release, build 14E26a, went into the hands of developers and Mac users who are signed up for Apple's AppleSeed public...
OS X Yosemite review: 6 months later

OS X Yosemite review: 6 months later

Time flies: It's been six months since OS X Yosemite's launch. First, we wrote the original gigantic review. Then, we got together and chatted about the operating system three months later. Now, six months after the release of OS X 10.10, the iMore team is back at it to talk once more about...
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OS X 10.10.5 beta 2 now ready for developers

OS X 10.10.5 beta 2 now ready for developers

The second beta of OS X 10.10.5, clocking in at build 14F19a, has been released to developers. It should be available from Apple's Mac Developer Resource Center soon, or through the Updates section of the Mac App Store for those that have the previous beta version installed. Details are light...
DYLD_PRINT_TO_FILE exploit: What you need to know

DYLD_PRINT_TO_FILE exploit: What you need to know

DYLD_PRINT_TO_FILE is a recently-disclosed privilege escalation vulnerability on OS X Yosemite. "Privilege escalation" means that if someone already has malicious code in your Mac, they can use something like DYLD_PRINT_TO_FILE to gain deeper access to the system. To make a bad analogy, if they'...
OS X Yosemite and trim support: What is it and should you use it?

OS X Yosemite and trim support: What is it and should you use it?

If you've upgraded your Mac with a third-party solid state drive, a new Terminal command in 10.10.4 may improve performance. OS X Yosemite has been updated to version 10.10.4 and with it Apple has surfaced a trim command in Terminal. Trim enables more efficient "garbage collection" on Macs...
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OS X 10.10.4 brings TRIM support for third-party SSDs

Apple has implemented TRIM support on third-party Solid State Drives in OS X 10.10.4, without the need to utilize workarounds or extra software. The move sees Apple expand TRIM support beyond SSDs shipped with Macs, better optimizing hard drives used with OS X, even those bought aftermarket. The...
Apple finally improves OS X networking with 10.10.4 release

Apple finally improves OS X networking with 10.10.4 release

Apple seems to have finally sorted lingering network problems in OS X Yosemite 10.10.4. Amidst iOS 8.4's release and the introduction of Apple Music, Apple on Tuesday also released a point update to OS X Yosemite, 10.10.4. If you've been having problems with flaky networking issues since...
Apple releases OS X 10.10.4 to the public

Apple releases OS X 10.10.4 to the public

Apple has released OS X 10.10.4 to the public. Available now, 10.10.4 addresses a number of issues, including the reliability of networking and Migration Assistant, and improves migrating your iPhone and Aperture libraries to Photos. Below is the full list of improvements and updates in OS X...
Apple pushes new OS X 10.10.4 beta build to developers and AppleSeed testers

Apple pushes new OS X 10.10.4 beta build to developers and AppleSeed testers

Apple has released a new OS X 10.10.4 beta to developers and AppleSeed testers. This release clocks in at OS X 10.10.4 build 14E36b. As with previous beta releases, details on what this one fixes are light, with Apple saying that the update "improves the stability, compatibility, and security of...
Apple releases new beta of OS X 10.10.4 to developers and testers

Apple releases new beta of OS X 10.10.4 to developers and testers

Apple has released the latest beta version of OS X 10.10.4 to developers and AppleSeed testers. Details on exactly what comes along with OS X 10.10.4 are still vague, with Apple only saying that the update "improves the stability, compatibility, and security of your Mac". Developers and...
OX X Yosemite sees 55% adoption rate after 8 months

OS X Yosemite sees fastest adoption rate ever at 55% after 8 months

Yosemite has seen an amazing adoption rate, with 55% of users already using it after only 8 months since its launch. On stage at WWDC 2015, Apple announced that OS X Yosemite has seen the fastest adoption rate of any operating system ever. Currently, 55% of users are running the OS, and that...
Latest 10.10.4 beta excises troublesome discoveryd code, but why?

Latest 10.10.4 beta excises troublesome discoveryd code, but why?

Apple has rolled back networking code in the latest Yosemite beta to technology used since Jaguar. On Tuesday Apple released a new beta version of OS X Yosemite. The new 10.10.4 release, build 14E26a, went into the hands of developers and Mac users who are signed up for Apple's AppleSeed public...

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