While Apple’s new Photos app and a ton of new emoji stole the limelight when OS X 10.10.3 rolled out to the public last week, there were a number of significant changes under the hood that went unnoticed — including enhanced 4K compatibility, support for Dell’s 5K monitor, and a new protocol that delivers faster SSD performance.
Apple has been granted a new patent that again confirms its exploration into mid-air gesture controls that could one day change the way we interact with our Macs. The patent describes a 3D mapping system that is capable of recognizing human hand gestures with great accuracy.
If you want to capture an image on your Mac, you will need to use the screenshot function. People snap screenshots to document computers issues or showcase a high score on Candy Crush. Apple, staying true to its core belief of “keeping it simple” provides a few different ways to take a screenshot on your Mac computer.
Apple overhauled almost everything for its brand new MacBook — including its connectivity options. Gone are the USB ports and MagSafe connector that has long been a trademark of Apple notebooks, and in comes USB-C, a brand new, do-it-all standard that John Gruber claims Apple invented.