os x yosemite

Yosemite's Continuity features: Handoff and the price of progress

Since Apple released OS X Yosemite, I've gotten one question that's bubbled to the top above everything else: How can I get my older Mac to support Handoff features? You can't, at least not easily, and that's leading some to trumpet "forced obsolescence." Not so fast. Let's have a look at what's really going on here.

More →

13
loading...
0
loading...
59
loading...
0
loading...

Apple to continue OS X public beta program after Yosemite launch

With the availability of OS X Yosemite in the Mac App Store, Apple isn't stopping an end to the public beta program it had created to allow customers to test new features before a larger launch. Instead, Apple will continue the beta program for customers who had participated in the OS X Beta Program. However, if you're done being a tester, Apple is also giving you an option to opt out of future beta updates as well.

More →

8
loading...
0
loading...
50
loading...
0
loading...

How to make and take phone calls in OS X Yosemite

Apple's erasing the line between iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite wherever it makes sense. One of those places is in making and taking phone calls on your Mac, a feature of Continuity. All you've got to do is enable it and you're good to go!

More →

10
loading...
0
loading...
52
loading...
0
loading...

OS X Yosemite in 6 minutes: Everything you need to know

OS X 10.10, better known as Yosemite, is Apple's latest, greatest operating system for the Mac. It includes a new, flatter, more vibrant design, continuity to create a seamless experience with iPhone and iPad, extensibility to let developers hook their apps into the system, and a host of other features. If all you have is 6 minutes, here are all the highlights. If you want to know much, much more, check out our in-depth OS X Yosemite review.

More →

27
loading...
0
loading...
124
loading...
0
loading...

iStat Mini app for OS X Yosemite allows users to monitor their Mac

If you have already updated your Mac to OS Yosemite, you can now take advantage of a new app made for the operating system, iStat Mini, that allows you to monitor what's going on inside your PC.

More →

12
loading...
0
loading...
70
loading...
0
loading...

How to get your Mac ready to upgrade to Yosemite

OS X Yosemite is now available for download. Before you pull the trigger on the upgrade, you should probably make sure that you're ready for it. I've jumped the gun enough times to know where the big landmines are, so learn from my mistakes and read on for details.

More →

23
loading...
0
loading...
82
loading...
0
loading...

How to make OS X Yosemite's menus dark

OS X Yosemite introduces the first major interface changes to OS X in more than a decade. Yosemite offers flatter iconography, a cleaner design and better typography more suited to the increasing number of Macs with Retina displays. One change Apple's implemented is an optional "Dark Mode" that inverts the color of your menu bar and makes the dock darker too. Here's how to get the most of it.

More →

31
loading...
0
loading...
86
loading...
0
loading...

iMovie for Mac gets dressed up for OS X Yosemite

Now that OS X Yosemite is rolling out to everyone we're seeing app updates galore start to roll in. Apple's own iMovie is among the first batch and with version 10.0.6, which is rolling out as we speak, things have been given a full makeover in line with the visuals of Yosemite. So it looks pretty sharp.

More →

6
loading...
8
loading...
44
loading...
0
loading...

Flare 2 and Flare Effects updated for Yosemite, iOS 8

And the updates just keep rollin' in. Flare 2 for Mac and Flare Effects for iOS have just been updated to 2.0 and 1.0, respectively. The popular photo filter apps have been brought into line with Apple's new design language for both Yosemite and iOS 8.

More →

3
loading...
0
loading...
50
loading...
0
loading...

1Password gets a fresh coat of Yosemite, updated to 5.0

Craving an extra helping of security with your Yosemite buffet? AgileBits' 1Password has been updated for Apple's newest Mac OS, and it's bringing a new design and new features along for the ride.

More →

5
loading...
0
loading...
63
loading...
0
loading...

Pages