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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...
Best Mac apps for tweaking system settings: TinkerTool, Onyx, Cocktail, MacPilot

Best Mac apps for tweaking system settings: TinkerTool, Onyx, Cocktail, MacPilot

Should you have to resort to the command line to change hidden preferences on OS X? No. On the weekends, I bring you OS X Power Tips, which usually involve using the Terminal app and a command line to execute a feature or function of OS X that isn't normally exposed within the Mac's graphical...
How to screenshot your Mac

How to screenshot your Mac

OS X makes it incredibly easy to screenshot your Mac, either the full screen, the full app window, or any area you like. Screenshots on Mac are great for sharing moments from your favorite videos, high scores from your games, conversations on social networks like Twitter or Facebook, bugs you...
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...
12 features I'm excited to see come to OS X El Capitan

12 features I'm excited to see come to OS X El Capitan

Here are the coolest little features I'm excited to see come to OS X this fall. OS X El Capitan was announced at WWDC on Monday, and there are a ton of little bits and pieces to be excited about — super-powered graphics, a new-and-improved Mission Control, full-screen tweaks, and more. But what...
Apple Developer Program

Apple unifies iOS and OS X developer programs under a single banner

Apple finally decides to allow developers to access its iOS and OS X tools under one program for one price. As part of its WWDC 2015 event, Apple has made a long-awaited move to merge its iOS and OS X developer programs. From now on, both will be under one roof, the Apple Developer Program,...
El Capitan Split Screen

Everything Apple announced at WWDC in pictures

Here's everything Apple announced at WWDC 2015 in pictures. At WWDC 2015, we heard all about the new stuff coming from Apple, including iOS 9, OS X El Capitan, watchOS 2, and Apple Music. Most of the announcements came in the form of long text articles, so if you're eager to get a little...
Apple launches website to teach you all about OS X 10.11 El Capitan

Apple launches website to teach you all about OS X 10.11 El Capitan

Apple has posted its official site to preview OS X 10.11 El Capitan, highlighting what's coming in the new update this fall. Apple has updated its OS X website with information about the upcoming OS X 10.11 El Capitan. Coming later this year, El Capitan will feature a number of enhancements both...
Apple releases first developer beta of OS X 10.11 El Capitan

Apple releases first developer beta of OS X 10.11 El Capitan

Apple has released the first developer beta OS X 10.11 El Capitan. Mac developers can grab it from the Developer Center now. Along with the release of the first beta for iOS 9, Apple has launched the first developer beta of OS X 10.11 El Capitan. If you're a registered Mac developer, you can...
Here's everything else in OS X El Capitan

Here are the other features coming in OS X El Capitan

OS X El Capitan brings with it a large number of changes, so let's take a second to check some of them out. Along with the major changes that Apple noted about OS X El Capitan, like improvements to Spotlight, performance, Mail app, there are a bunch of other features that have not been...
WWDC 2015 keynote

Everything you need to know about the WWDC 2015 keynote

Don't worry about missing the WWDC 2015 keynote, we've got the full wrap-up right here. The WWDC 2015 keynote started off with a fun little sketch by Bill Hader and a handful other other notable comedians pretending to prep a big show. Tim Cook took the stage to talk about how many attendees...
Fortnite

Fortnite from Epic Games coming to the Mac, beta coming this fall

Mac games can look forward to play Epic Games' next major title, Fortnite, on their operating system, with a beta due this fall. During Apple's WWDC 2015 keynote event today, team members from developer Epic Games showed off a Mac demo of Fortnite. The upcoming action-sandbox game will be...
OS X El Capitan developer preview available today, public beta in July

OS X El Capitan developer preview available today, public beta in July

Impressed by OS X El Capitan? It's here in developer preview today, with public releases coming later this year. Apple announced the next version of OS X, El Capitan, on stage at WWDC, and it will be available in preview form for developers today, with public releases coming later this year...
Apple brings Metal to the Mac

Apple brings Metal to the Mac, bringing graphics down to the chip

Last year Apple launched Metal for iOS, and this year on stage they announced they will be bringing Metal to the Mac in OS X El Capitan. Apple has announced that it is bringing Metal, a feature previously only available on iOS, to the Mac. With Metal, developers will be able to increase...
OS X El Capitan will bring enhancements to Mission Control and window management

OS X El Capitan will bring enhancements to Mission Control and window management

OS X 10.11 El Capitan will feature important changes to Mission Control and app windows. OS X 10.11 El Capitan will feature a number of changes and enhancements to the existing Mission Control feature and app window behaviors. These changes include updated gestures, pop-overs, and more. For...
Spotlight gets contextual search and more in OS X El Capitan

Spotlight gets contextual search and more in OS X El Capitan

Spotlight is getting some new functionality in OS X El Capitan. At WWDC, Apple announced that Spotlight search in OS X El Capitan is getting some new features, including contextual search and search within apps. Spotlight in OS X El Capitan is getting better with a focus on contextual...
Safari in El Capitan

Safari in OS X El Capitan will allow for sites to be pinned to the tab bar

Safari will be getting some new features for OS X El Capitan, including a way to pin sites to its tab bar. During Apple's WWDC 2015 keynote event today, Apple showed off a couple of new features in its Safari web browser that will be included in the upcoming release of OS X 10.11 El Capitan...
Apple announces OS X 10.11 El Capitan; better Spotlight, improved performance, and more

Apple announces OS X 10.11 El Capitan; better Spotlight, improved performance, and more

Apple has announced OS X 10.11 El Capitan on stage at WWDC. Apple has announced OS X 10.11 El Capitan. The El Capitan focuses on experience and performance. These includes improvements to Spotlight, windows management, and Apple's own built-in apps. El Capitan puts some of its focus on...
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...
How to add recently used apps, docs, and more to your Mac's Dock

How to add recently used apps, docs, and more to your Mac's Dock

Add some more power to your Dock with a Terminal command: Show your recently used apps, documents, and more. You can drag any item from the Finder into your Mac's Dock to access it quickly. But this will quickly clutter your Dock with a lot of stuff that you may still access infrequently....

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