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Apple Unveils Yosemite, Their Biggest Desktop Change Yet
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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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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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4 days ago

How to make Yosemite look like System 7

Oct 27 2014 7:00pm CDT | Source: TUAW

Yes, OS X Yosemite is sexy, modern, and a far cry from what Apple desktops ran 20+ years ago, but that doesn't mean there's no value in nostalgia. Way back when Macs ran on CPUs with speeds of 33MHz (or even less), OS 7 ...
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1 week ago

PadGadget’s iPad Tips: How to Enable Handoff in iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite

Oct 21 2014 9:58am CDT | Source: Pad Gadget

Apple has added some pretty cool features between its mobile and desktop operating systems. The Continuity category makes it possible for users to access “Handoff,” send and receive text messages from non-iOS devices, and make phone calls on the Mac and iPad. Until iOS 8.1, I was unable to access the features of Handoff. I wasn’t the only one. There were a lot of users talking about issues with Handoff. For me, and hopefully the hu ...
Source: Pad Gadget   Full article at: Pad Gadget
 

 
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1 week ago

MGG 524: Cool Stuff Found & Yosemite Notes

Oct 19 2014 10:54am CDT | Source: The Mac Observer

John and Dave have been attending all sorts of press events lately, collecting and researching for Cool Stuff Found. That combined with everything sent in by you and fellow listeners makes for a pretty fun list! Plus, Yosemite went live this week and your geeks are here to get you started down ...
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3 weeks ago

Apple releases second Golden Master of upcoming OS X 10.10 Yosemite

Oct 7 2014 3:28pm CDT | Source: 9to5Mac

Apple wasn’t kidding when it said that the first “Golden Master” of OS X Yosemite was a candidate. The Cupertino-company just issued OS X Yosemite GM 2.0, and it’s available in Software Update on the Mac App Store. Earlier today, Apple unleashed a second beta of iOS 8.1. Filed under: AAPL Company Visit 9to5Mac to find more special coverage of AAPL Company.What do you think? Discuss "Apple releases second Golden Master of upcoming OS ...
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8 weeks 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 vendor Net Applications. That was 3 ...
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