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Supplemental update to OS X 10.10.3 fixes video driver issues

Supplemental update to OS X 10.10.3 fixes video driver issues

Apple has released a supplemental update to OS X 10.10.3 to fix a video driver issue. Following the release of OS X 10.10.3 on April 8, Apple has pushed out a small update for that version. The update fixes a video driver issue that could prevent your Mac from starting up. Here are Apple's full...
John Siracusa concludes his reign of epic OS X reviews

John Siracusa concludes his reign of epic OS X reviews

After 15 years and 11 Mac OS X reviews, Hypercritical author and Accidental Tech Podcast anchor John Siracusa has announced an end to his epic operating system coverage on Ars Technica. I still love OS X—and I still have many complaints about it. I will certainly talk about OS X 10.11 (...
What we're expecting from WWDC 2015

What we're expecting from WWDC 2015

WWDC 2015 is around the corner. What are you expecting? Apple's Worldwide Developers' Conference, themed "The epicenter of change," will kick off June 8 this year and run a full week, closing on June 12. Here's what iMore's staff is looking forward to seeing from the company's keynote and state...
How to use iCloud's Family Sharing with Photos for OS X

How to use iCloud's Family Sharing with Photos for OS X

You can't sync your entire iCloud Photo Library with your family, but you can still share images with them. While iCloud Photo Library supports syncing your photos, videos, and albums across your own personal devices, it doesn't offer an option to sync everything to a family member's device:...
How to trim and edit videos in Photos for OS X

How to trim and edit videos in Photos for OS X

Don't let the name fool you, Photos for OS X also stores all your videos. Whether you synced them from your iPhone or iPad using iCloud Photo Library or imported the manually, all your movie moments are right there alongside your images. Editing, however, is a different story. While you can trim...
How to use Photos for OS X with multiple Macs

How to use Photos for OS X with multiple Macs

Photos for OS X is great for pictures and videos on the Mac, but how does it work with multiple Macs? I've had a multi-Mac household pretty much since college, rocking a laptop and desktop in addition to miscellaneous iOS devices throughout the years. Dropbox and iCloud sync made most of the...
How to use smart albums in Photos for OS X

How to use smart albums in Photos for OS X

Need to find a group of pictures quickly? Hook yourself up with Photos for OS X's smart albums. Smart albums have long been a great way to quickly organize your images without the hassle of having to manually add each individual photo. Photos for OS X, like iPhoto before it, has an easy and...
How to use Faces in Photos for OS X

How to use Faces in Photos for OS X

Want to quickly find pictures of yourself, your friends, and your family members within your Photos for OS X library? Check out the Faces album. Face detection is nothing new when it comes to digital photography: Facebook, iPhoto, and countless other programs and websites have offered it in...
How to use external and referenced libraries with Photos for OS X

How to use external and referenced libraries with Photos for OS X

Your local Photos library may be larger than your computer's hard drive permits, but you can still view it if you have an external drive. We take a lot of photos these days. The iPhone, with its dazzlingly-good camera, is largely to blame for this, but there are plenty of other technology...
Photos for OS X FAQ: What you need to know!

Photos for OS X FAQ: What you need to know!

Our long national iCloud photo-syncing nightmare is over: Photos for OS X, Yosemite's official successor to iPhoto, is now available with OS X 10.10.3. What's changed from iPhoto? What's stayed the same? Read on. You can also check out our super in-depth Photos for OS X Ultimate Guide and iCloud...
How to import your iPhoto Library into Photos for OS X

How to import your iPhoto Library into Photos for OS X

Make Photos for OS X shine — add photos by importing your iPhoto library. Photos for OS X makes it easy for you to import your iPhoto Library into the app. If you just have a single iPhoto Library, Photos will do the work automatically for you. If you have multiple libraries, you'll have to...
Review: Photos for OS X takes the stress out of photo management

Review: Photos for OS X takes the stress out of photo management

After almost a year of teasing, developer releases, and public betas, Photos for OS X is here and ready for action. Like the iMovie, Final Cut, and iWork re-imaginings before it, Photos for OS X has taken the bones of iPhoto and Aperture to create an entirely new photo management program. There...
How to use Photos for OS X: The ultimate guide

How to use Photos for OS X: The ultimate guide

Photos for OS X brings the Mac into the modern age of picture and video management, tying it into both the operating system and the cloud. With Photos for OS X, all the pictures and videos you've taken on your iPhone or iPad, or imported into iPhoto or Aperture, will always be available to you...
Apple releases OS X 10.10.3 with new Photos app and more

Apple releases OS X 10.10.3 with Photos app, new emoji, and more

Apple has released OS X 10.10.3 to the public. The update, which brings along the new Photos app for Mac, is available for download in the Mac App Store right now. The third major update to OS X Yosemite adds the new Photos app. Photos for Mac lets you manage your iCloud Photo Library, lets...
Apple releases new developer and public beta of OS X 10.10.3

Apple releases new developer and public beta of OS X 10.10.3

For the second time this week, Apple has released a new build of OS X 10.10.3 to developers and public beta testers. Build 14D130a of OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 is available for developers from the Apple Developer Center, as well as the Mac App Store. Public beta testers can also get the update...
Apple seeds new public, developer beta build for OS X 10.10.3

Apple seeds new public, developer beta build for OS X 10.10.3

Apple has seeded a new beta of OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 to both developers and public beta testers today. The update, which bumps the build number up to 14D127a, brings the usual usual bug fixes and is available now from the updates section of the Mac App Store and the Apple Developer Center. Of...
Napkin, the best annotation app for Mac, just got better!

Napkin, the best annotation app for Mac, just got better!

Forget Skitch: My favorite screenshot annotation app is Aged and Distilled's Napkin. Not only does Napkin let you annotate single screenshots, but you can also arrange multiple Retina-quality screenshots on a single canvas and export them accordingly. That might sound like niche software,...
Apple seeds new OS X 10.10.3 build to developers and public testers

Apple seeds new OS X 10.10.3 build to developers and public testers

Apple has released another build of OS X Yosemite 10.10.3, both for developers, along with members of the AppleSeed public beta program. Developers can get this latest build from the Apple Developer Center, or by going to the Updates section of the Mac App Store on a Mac already running the...
Apple issues security update for OS X 10.10.2

Apple issues security update for OS X 10.10.2

Apple has released a security update for OS X Yosemite 10.10.2. Apple did not specify the content update, saying only that it is recommended for all users, and improves OS X security. You can download Security Update 2015-003 from the Updates section of the Mac App Store, or as a separate download...
Animate to your heart's desire with Hype 3 and Hype Pro

Animate to your heart's desire with Hype 3 and Hype Pro

I'm not a big fan of WSIWYG editors for the web. But Hype is something special. Tumult's Hype — an HTML5 WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) web and animation editor — is approaching its four-year anniversary in May, and what a way it has chosen to celebrate: The company is releasing a...

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