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Apple Unveils Yosemite, Their Biggest Desktop Change Yet

Jun 7 2014, 10:34pm CDT | by

This OS X update will be the largest departure from recent years

The upcoming update to OS X is going to be incredibly different compared to past releases from Apple. In fact, it is the largest update they have done in a decade, with the exception of iOS 7, which...

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12 weeks ago

Apple Unveils Yosemite, Their Biggest Desktop Change Yet

Jun 7 2014, 10:34pm CDT | by

This OS X update will be the largest departure from recent years

The upcoming update to OS X is going to be incredibly different compared to past releases from Apple. In fact, it is the largest update they have done in a decade, with the exception of iOS 7, which changed the way iPhones look in a major way.

It is far too early to take a long look at how Yosemite is going to work, since it is in the initial beta testing phases for developers and power users, but there is no denying that it looks very different and claims to have a lot of things that aren’t going to be found anywhere else.

The design is recognizable as an Apple product, but it nonetheless looks very different. They have worked hard to change the icons and buttons to have a “flatter” appearance and fit in with what designers now see as the most innovative style. Even the font has been changed to give a drastically different look.

Notifications are also one of the big changes that is coming. OS X notifications will now look more similar to iOS’s than the current Mac version, but it is also going to be much more simple and helpful compared to what is currently available in OS X. The notification bar is going to take over for widgets, rather than working with them as they do now.

These are just two things to think about, but the truth is that this is a major update that we’ll see later on this year. This fall Yosemite will be available for free to all Mac users.

Source: gizmodo

 
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7 hours ago

Pre-Launch Adoption of OS X Yosemite 33 Times Higher Than for Mavericks

Sep 2 2014 4:07pm CDT | Source: Mac Rumors

Adoption of OS X Yosemite is steadily increasing ahead of its fall launch, due to both a system-wide redesign and the introduction of a public beta for the first time. As of August, Yosemite was installed on approximately 2.6 million machines or 3.3 percent of all Macs, according to new numbers from Net Applications (via Computerworld). For August, Yosemite powered 3.3% of all Macs, according to metrics ve ...
Source: Mac Rumors   Full article at: Mac Rumors
 

 
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1 week ago

Take quick a look at OS X Yosemite Beta 6 in action

Aug 20 2014 7:37pm CDT | Source: Cult of Mac

Just a week after Beta 5 for OS X Yosemite was released, Beta 6 is already here. In today’s video we take a quick look at the latest changes to Yosemite in action as we draw ever closer to it’s…Read m ...
Source: Cult of Mac   Full article at: Cult of Mac
 

 
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2 weeks ago

All the new wallpapers and changes in OS X Yosemite Preview 6

Aug 18 2014 1:53pm CDT | Source: Cult of Mac

The sixth developer preview of OS X Yosemite is upon us, and like always, Apple has made some noticeable and not-so-noticeable changes. This time around, there are some new wallpapers included alongside general design tweaks. So in no particular order,…Read more › ...
Source: Cult of Mac   Full article at: Cult of Mac
 

 
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3 weeks ago

See OS X Yosemite’s Beta 5 changes in action

Aug 9 2014 8:28pm CDT | Source: Cult of Mac

The fifth beta of OS X Yosemite was released to developers a few days a go, with the operating system getting closer to a general release, in today’s video we take a look at the subtle changes Apple has made in…Read more › ...
Source: Cult of Mac   Full article at: Cult of Mac
 

 
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4 weeks ago

OS X Yosemite: Turn Translucency Off or On

Jul 30 2014 2:45pm CDT | Source: The Mac Observer

OS X Yosemite lets parts of windows take on the general color of the background behind it. It's a translucent effect because details cannot be readily made out. For those who don't like it, John M ...
Source: The Mac Observer  Full article at: The Mac Observer
 

 
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5 weeks ago

Forums: Yosemite Beta pros and cons

Jul 29 2014 2:14pm CDT | Source: MacNN

This week in the MacNN forums members discuss the things they like and dislike about Yosemite now that the Beta version has been released to the public in a thread started last week by one Mac Elite who wondered why no one seemed excited about this update to the OS. "Does anyone know how much amperage the iPhone 6 will require?" asks one Fresh-Faced Recruit to ...
Source: MacNN   Full article at: MacNN
 

 
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5 weeks ago

Forums: Yosemite pros and cons

Jul 29 2014 1:44pm CDT | Source: MacNN

This week in the MacNN forums members discuss the things they like and dislike about Yosemite now that the Beta version has been released to the public in a thread started last week by one Mac Elite who wondered why no one seemed excited about this update to the OS. "Does anyone know how much amperage the iPhone 6 will require?" asks on ...
Source: MacNN   Full article at: MacNN
 

 
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5 weeks ago

Yosemite public beta launch doubles presence in web traffic

Jul 25 2014 11:54pm CDT | Source: MacNN

Though the increase is insignificant in the larger picture of overall global Mac web traffic, new numbers from GoSquared suggest that the release yesterday of the Yosemite (OS X 10.10) public beta, limited to a pool of one million Apple ID holders already running Mavericks, doubled the number of people using the forthcoming new update on the web literally overnight. According to GoSquared's live analytics page, u ...
Source: MacNN   Full article at: MacNN
 

 
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5 weeks ago

OS X Yosemite's Share of Mac Traffic Doubles Following Public Beta Launch

Jul 25 2014 1:24pm CDT | Source: Mac Rumors

Following the launch of yesterday's public beta for OS X Yosemite, the operating system's share of global Mac traffic has nearly doubled according to installation numbers from GoSquared. The site has been tracking the usage of OS X Yosemite in real time since its initial developer launch on June 2. Yesterday, ahead of the beta launch, Yosemite accounted for 0.26 percent of all Mac traffic globally and as of today, that ...
Source: Mac Rumors   Full article at: Mac Rumors
 

 
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7 weeks ago

OS X Yosemite Beta Usage Beats Mavericks' Pace by 4x as New Features and Look Draw Testers

Jul 9 2014 11:01am CDT | Source: Mac Rumors

Apple announced OS X Yosemite last month during its worldwide developers conference and released the first beta version of the operating system to developers at the same time. According to web analytics firm Chitika, developer interest in Yosemite is high with an early adoption rate that is significantly greater than its predecessor OS X Mavericks and still growing. Overall, the data point to a promising f ...
Source: Mac Rumors   Full article at: Mac Rumors
 

 

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