Apple’s latest OS X 10.10.4 update, which rolled out alongside iOS 8.4 on Tuesday, finally brings TRIM support for third-party solid-state drives (SSDs). Users must enable it manually, but it’s a fairly simple process that takes just a minute.
In May of this year, the company behind the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, Oculus VR, announced that it was “suspending” OS X development for its headset.
Apple has seeded the first beta version of OS X 10.11 El Capitan to registered developers of its Developer Program.
Apple unveiled OS X during today’s WWDC 2015 Keynote address. With El Capitan, Apple hopes to refine the experience with simple and smarter ways to do things and improve performance by making under the hood tweaks.
My Mac desktop is usually cluttered with documents, downloads, and photo thumbnails. Not only does this make it hard to find exactly what I am looking for, but it also looks like crap. Moreover, everyone can see what’s on your desktop, and sometimes that may not be the most ideal of circumstances. If you want to quickly hide your desktop or avoid its cluttered appearance, Shade is a great solution.
Apple said goodbye to iPhoto and replaced it with the aptly named Photos app for OS X Yosemite. The new app does all the things that iPhoto did, but with a new interface and some new features. If you use your computer to store and manage your images, the Photos app will make a copy of anything you import, making finding those items extremely easy. However, in some cases, this means that there will be a duplicate version of the same image on your computer (the original and the copied Photos app image). If you are really particular about your photo management and want to disable this feature I’ll show you how.
I haven’t used a Windows PC, willingly, for a few years. Windows 8 is one of the most frustrating operating systems I have come across. However, there is an occasion or two where having Windows would be beneficial. Mac users that may need Windows can install Windows 10 on their devices right now — for free.