The App Store offers a quick way to find and install applications on your Mac, but Apple does not have an interface for removing any of the programs you have added. While the App Store downloads applications, you must resort to methods other than the App Store program for removing your purchases.
The first approach for removing programs is the most intuitive and commonly used, which is to simply Continue reading
Apple’s new OS X Yosemite comes with a number of exciting new features, including integration with iOS 8 to send and receive voice and text chats, an new interface style that mimics the look of iOS 8 and iOS 8, better power management, and integration with online services. However, hidden in and around these augmentations are some subtle changes to Yosemite that might not pop out at you right away. Some of these might be useless, but others might be fun additions that you might enjoy. Continue reading
Apple is expected to release OS X Yosemite today, where after months of testing with its developers and its new Public Beta program, the new version of OS X will be made available as a free download from the App Store. As with prior OS X upgrades, Yosemite will come with a number of new services and features that have been extensively tested, but which may still have a bug or two so while you might be eager to upgrade, be sure you have prepared your Mac by at least fully backing it up with Time Machine, but in addition, be sure your apps are fully updated. Continue reading
If you have purchased programs through the App Store, then updates for them will also be available through the store. The same goes for OS X, where Apple has combined its core OS update process with the App Store. For the most part the update services through the App Store work well; however, there may be times when the App Store will hang or otherwise not complete a desired update, even after repeated attempts to do so. Continue reading
At the end of March, analyst firm Chitikia determined that iOS had been installed in over 80 percent of Apple’s supported iPhone, iPad, and AppleTV systems.
Today Apple has confirmed this rate, and released a graph showing the use of its iOS versions measured over a period of 7 days, ending yesterday. Continue reading