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Apple releases OS X Yosemite GM Candidate 1.0 to developers

Apple has released OS X Yosemite GM Candidate 1.0 to developers in what may be one of the final such builds before the Mac operating system is launched to the public. Apple released a third version of its public beta for Yosemite a couple of weeks ago and its currently unknown if the company...
OS X Yosemite Public Beta 3 and Developer Preview 8 released

OS X Yosemite Public Beta 3 and Developer Preview 8 released

Apple has released both the third public beta, along with the eighth developer preview for OS X Yosemite. If you're already on the public beta, open the Mac App Store and check for updates. The public beta began in July, with the second beta arriving late last month. Developers can download...
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OS X Yosemite Beta 7 out now

Devs and other eager Mac users should keep an eye out for the latest build of OS X Yosemite. Beta 7 is rolling out steadily to users right now. Just check the Mac App Store on a machine running an earlier version to see if you're ready to upgrade. If you're hankering to give this a shot, you...
Second OS X Yosemite public beta released

Second OS X Yosemite public beta released

Good news for users of the OS X Yosemite public beta: beta 2 is now available. The fresh update brings the public beta inline with the latest version of the Yosemite Developer Preview. The first edition of the Yosemite Public Beta was released late last month, bringing a taste of the next...
OS X Yosemite developer preview 6 now available, developers, go get it!

OS X Yosemite developer preview 6 now available, developers, go get it!

Apple has released the sixth developer preview of OS X Yosemite. You can download DP 6 from the Mac App Store on a Mac running an older developer preview of Yosemite, as well as from the Mac Developer Center. This version is only for registered developers. However, Yosemite is also available...
Photos for OS X Yosemite: Explained

Photos for OS X Yosemite: Explained

Photos for iOS 8 brings significant enhancements to the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad, including the new iCloud Photo Library, favorites, smart search, smart editing, custom photo and sharing extensions, and PhotoKit so developers can get in on al the action. Apple announced it at WWDC 2014, and...
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OSX Yosemite developer preview 5 now available

Apple has released a new version of OSX Yosemite for developers today. Yosemite developer preview 5 is now ready for action and is available for developers from the Mac App Store or Mac Developer Center. We've seen some new and tweaked features with each release along the way, so this one is...
NSFW: Naysayers, Yosemite Public Beta and You

NSFW: Naysayers, Yosemite Public Beta and You

Editor's note: NSFW is a new weekly feature we're trying on iMore starting today. It's an editorial soapbox; I'll be sharing thoughts that may or may not have anything to do with the technology you read about the rest of the week here on iMore. Hope you enjoy! A busy week in Apple news, what...
iMore show 412: Yosemite public beta, Q3 2014 earnings

iMore show 412: Yosemite public beta, Q3 2014 earnings

The iMore show brings you everything you need to know about the week in iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple! On this episode Rene and Peter talk about the the OS X Yosemite public beta going live today, Apple's Q3 2014 financial results, and allegations of iOS backdoors. Support the iMore show: Go to...
Having Yosemite beta code issues? Here's the fix!

Having Yosemite beta code issues? Here's the fix!

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...
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Apple begins OS X 10.10 Yosemite public beta test

As we reported yesterday, Apple has begun the public beta test for OS X 10.10 Yosemite, as it has invited beta testers to download a build of the next version of its operating system made for its Mac products. Folks who got in – and that should be quite a few, since we just signed up and got in...
How to get ready for the Yosemite Public Beta without risking your Mac

How to get ready for the Yosemite Public Beta without risking your Mac

Starting Thursday, Apple will be sending out invitations for the OS X Yosemite public beta. If you're hoping to be one of the folks who gets it, this is a good time to make sure that your Mac is ready for the big event. OS X Yosemite: Explained First of all, bear in mind that OS X Yosemite is...
OS X Yosemite rumored for October release, possibly with new Mac hardware

OS X Yosemite rumored for October, Retina MacBook Air, 4K desktop along for the ride

It appears that OS X Yosemite may be heading for a late October launch. Given that OS X Mavericks was released around the same time last year, this is not an unreasonable time frame. It also seems that the final release will follow a series of developer previews that will conclude at the end of...
Apple kicking off OS X Yosemite public beta tomorrow

Apple kicking off OS X Yosemite public beta tomorrow

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...
OS X 10.10 Yosemite developer preview 4 now available

OS X 10.10 Yosemite developer preview 4 now available

If you're part of the OS X 10.10 Yosemite beta program, you can now grab Developer Preview 4 from the Mac Dev Center. What's in the update is hidden behind the veil of the nondisclosure agreement, but members of the developer preview program can now download and install the latest version of the...
Improving graphics performance on OS X: Is Metal the answer?

Improving graphics performance on OS X: Is Metal the answer?

I've previously discussed Metal in iOS 8 and why it's so important: Because reducing overhead imposed by OpenGL ES means games (and other apps) can run faster and more efficiently on the right iOS hardware. Can the same happen for OS X? Metal and the problem it solves First, let's do a quick...
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OS X Yosemite preview 3 now available

Developers interested in playing around with OS X 10.10 can now check out the Yosemite preview 3. The latest beta of iOS 8 was also released today, if you're interested in playing with the bleeding edge on the iPhone and iPad side of things. Head on over to the Mac App Store to check for...
Apple advises developers that CloudKit data, including iCloud Drive, Photo Library, and Mail Drop will be wiped on July 7

Apple advises developers that CloudKit data, including iCloud Drive, Photo Library, and Mail Drop will be wiped on July 7

Enjoying the betas for iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite? Just a heads up that Apple has warned developers that a server-side data wipe will be happening on CloudKit public and private databses. This wipe will take place in three days on July 7. Here's the message going out from Apple: Dear...
Apple kicks Aperture (and iPhoto) to the curb; are we ready for Photos?

Apple kicks Aperture (and iPhoto) to the curb; are we ready for Photos?

Apple's plan to kill Aperture (and iPhoto) for Photos will cost it goodwill with Mac-using photography pros During the WWDC 2014 keynote presentation Apple showed off a new app for OS X Yosemite currently in development called Photos. It won't be out until 2015, but it looks like it's going to...
How to downgrade from Yosemite to Mavericks

How to downgrade from Yosemite to Mavericks

Installed Yosemite developer preview and regretting it? Downgrade to Mavericks by following these instructions You've installed a developer preview of OS X Yosemite, and you didn't take my previous advice to partition your hard drive. Now you're in a pickle: For whatever reason, you need to...

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