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Apple seeds new build for Yosemite 10.10.2 beta

Apple seeds new build for Yosemite 10.10.2 beta, focuses on Wi-Fi

Apple has started seeding a new build of the 10.10.2 Yosemite beta this evening. As per usual, it isn't entirely clear what fixes the update brings, but Apple is asking testers to focus on areas concerning Wi-Fi. If you're a developer, or are participating in the AppleSeed program, you can...
OS X Yosemite Review

OS X Yosemite Review

Last year was iOS's time to shine with a sparkly new interface. In 2014 it's OS X that gets the facelift. Apple has released OS X Yosemite, or OS X v10.10, to be more precise, and with it comes a large number of visual improvements and usability improvements that make OS X better than ever. Each...
On Yosemite GM 3 or Public Beta 6 and wondering how to update to final release?

On Yosemite GM 3 or Public Beta 6 and wondering how to update to final release?

If you're already running OS X Yosemite gold master release candidate 3 (GM 3) or public beta 6 (PB 6), you won't need to update to the final release version in the Mac App Store (MAS). While there are minor differences in build numbers between the versions, Apple is considering both GM 3 and PB...
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Disconnecting from iCloud is scarier than it should be

Disconnecting from iCloud is scarier than it should be

As a long time user of Apple's cloud services dating back to iTools (and even dabbling with AppleLink back in the day), I just assumed that most people used iCloud. Until I started working at an Apple reseller and helping people with their Macs and iOS devices. And that's when I discovered that a...
Apple seeds new beta for OS X 10.10.2

Apple seeds new beta for OS X 10.10.2

Apple has released a new beta for OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 to developers. Apple is asking participants in this beta to focus on Wi-Fi, Mail, and VoiceOver. The previous beta for 10.10.2 was released just last week. You can download the new build, 14C81f, from the Apple Developer Center, as well...
What's on Peter's Yosemite Mac dock right now!

What's on Peter's Yosemite Mac dock right now!

I recently rounded up all the apps I use on my iPhone 6 regularly, and we periodically give you a peek behind the curtain at what we're using to bring you news, tips and info. So here's my roundup of stuff I use on my Yosemite Dock. I'll admit that much of my Dock consists of apps that come...
Apple seeds new build for Yosemite 10.10.2 beta

Apple seeds new build for Yosemite 10.10.2 beta, focuses on Wi-Fi

Apple has started seeding a new build of the 10.10.2 Yosemite beta this evening. As per usual, it isn't entirely clear what fixes the update brings, but Apple is asking testers to focus on areas concerning Wi-Fi. If you're a developer, or are participating in the AppleSeed program, you can...
Safari updated to fix sync, password issues on Yosemite

Safari updated to fix sync, password issues on Yosemite

Apple is pushing out an update to Safari on Wednesday, bringing it to version 8.0.1 for OS X Yosemite users. The new update addresses usability, stability, and security. Here is the change log detailed in Apple's software update: Fixes an issue that could prevent history from syncing...
How to change default apps on the Mac

How to change default apps on the Mac

When you double-click on a document in the Mac's Finder, an application will automatically open it. But different apps can open the same kind of documents, and somewhere down the road, you may want to change the default opening behavior of specific document types. How can you control which app...
Yosemite Save sheet growing too long to handle? Here's the fix!

Yosemite Save sheet growing too long to handle? Here's the fix!

OS X Yosemite brings a new host of features and functionality to OS X, and some problems as well. One of the more vexing issues that's popped up is a problem that causes the save screen to grow longer and longer until it scrolls right off the bottom of the screen. Turns out it's a bug, and a...
Apple starts seeding OS X 10.10.2 Yosemite beta to developers

Apple starts seeding OS X 10.10.2 Yosemite beta to developers

Apple is starting to push out its OS X 10.10.2 Yosemite beta to developers today, bringing the build number to 14C68k. The update is now available in the Mac App Store if you're a developer or in the AppleSeed program. Apple did not list the changes that the 10.10.2 beta brings, but the update...
Make your Yosemite Mac look like the Apple Watch with a new system font

How to make the Apple Watch's 'San Francisco' your Yosemite system font

San Francisco is a new font you'll be seeing a lot more of in the coming months, thanks to its debut on the Apple Watch. Now the font is available for download and installation on your Yosemite-based Mac, thanks to a new project available on Wells Riley's GitHub page. These San Francisco...
Dropbox warns of bug in Yosemite's Finder, advises update to OS X 10.10.1

Dropbox warns of issue with Yosemite's Finder, advises update to OS X 10.10.1

Dropbox is reaching out to users to let them know of an issue with OS X Yosemite's Finder integration. Dropbox uses Yosemite's official Finder integration, which might cause a crash when users open or "Save As" a file, or when you first save a file. Luckily, Apple has already issued a fix for...

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