Tag Archives: OS X 10.10

Seven subtle changes in OS X Yosemite

FinderIconYosemiteXApple’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

Quick Tip: Save the OS X Yosemite installer

YosemiteInstallerIconXApple released OS X Yosemite yesterday, and while you might have prepared your Mac by backing it up, and updating as many of your apps as possible, one additional step you might take after you have purchased and downloaded OS X Yosemite from the App Store is to save the installation package that you download to your computer.

This package will appear as a regular program in your Applications folder called Install OS X Yosemite, and it will Continue reading

Prepare your apps for OS X Yosemite

MacAppStoreIconXApple 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

OS X Yosemite to be released very soon

YosemiteInstallerIconXApple has released the golden master version of the Yosemite Developer Preview, in addition to the fourth Public Beta to its various testing communities. These being the golden master builds suggests they are going to be the final versions for public release, provided no major bugs are found.

Generally Apple has made the golden master build available to the public within a few days Continue reading

Apple releases eighth and perhaps last developer build of Yosemite

YosemiteInstallerIconXApple has released the eighth build of OS X Yosemite to its developer and testing communities. This build is also the third release of Yosemite to Apple’s Public Beta testing program, and given the impending release of iOS 8 on the 17th, suggests this build may be the final release that will end up going public. Continue reading

How to prepare for and upgrade your Mac to OS X Yosemite

YosemiteInstallerIconXApple will soon be releasing OS X Yosemite, an upgrade to its Mac operating system that bring a slew of new features along with a significantly different look that mirrors its iOS design. While Yosemite, is going to be available for free from the Mac App Store, and while the installation process is built to be seamless and easy, there will undoubtedly be problems that some people experience with the new OS, therefore, you might mull over a few preparation steps to ensure you cover all your bases when you decide to install Yosemite. Continue reading

Testing the Yosemite Public Beta? Install the updates!

YosemiteInstallerIconXToday Apple has released the second public beta build of OS X Yosemite, which will be available by running Software Update in the Apple menu for those who are part of Apple’s Yosemite public beta program.

While the update only states it is recommended for all users, this is the case for all of Apple’s pre-release software. The latest update will address a number of bugs Continue reading