OS X 10.10

First look: All-new Photos for OS X

First look: All-new Photos for OS X


Apple last year announced that it was sunsetting Aperture and iPhoto and replacing it with Photos for OS X. Though there has been much discussion about Photos for the Mac, the first version of the software was released today to developers as part OS X 10.10.3.  While still in the early stages of development, the app is receiving favorable accolades by reviewers at MacWorld and Yahoo Tech.  Read on the first impressions for Photos for the Mac. 

Apple releases OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 with Wi-Fi fixes, iCloud Drive in Time Machine and more

Apple releases OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 with Wi-Fi fixes, iCloud Drive in Time Machine and more

Along with iOS 8.1.3, Apple today also released an update to OS X Yosemite. The update, titled OS X Update 10.10.2, fixes a number of issues, including an annoying Wi-Fi problem, adds iCloud Drive in Time Machine and more.

How to convert currencies and get exchange rates with Spotlight in OS X

How to convert currencies and get exchange rates with Spotlight in OS X

As a part of the Spotlight redesign in OS X Yosemite, Apple added a lot of new features to Spotlight, the search bar in OS X. One of these useful features is the ability to convert currencies, which turns out to be much faster than using a dedicated app.

OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 fixes Security Vulnerabilities found by Google’s Project Zero

OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 fixes Security Vulnerabilities found by Google’s Project Zero

Project Zero, Google’s security team, publicly disclosed three security vulnerabilities with OS X, following its standard procedure of making is discoveries public 90 days after reporting it to the software maker.

Apple seeds third OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 beta, includes fixes for Wi-Fi, Mail, & VoiceOver issues

Apple seeds third OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 beta, includes fixes for Wi-Fi, Mail, & VoiceOver issues

Apple today seeded the third beta of OS X Yosemite 10.10.2, with fixes for Wi-Fi, Mail and VoiceOver. The beta release comes a little more than a week after the second beta, which was released on December 4.

How to fix Wi-Fi problems on Mac OS X Yosemite

How to fix Wi-Fi problems on Mac OS X Yosemite

Many Mac users are facing Wi-Fi and networking issues after updating to OS X Yosemite. These problems range from slow connections, frequent disconnects, or not being able to connect to the internet at all, despite being on a Wi-Fi network.

How to speed up your Mac running OS X Yosemite

How to speed up your Mac running OS X Yosemite

OS X Yosemite comes with a lot of new features, including an all new design, improved Safari, Messages and Mail app, Continuity and more. If you feel that your Mac has become slower after updating to OS X Yosemite, here are some tips to speed it up.

Record iPhone calls on your Mac with Audio Hijack Pro

Record iPhone calls on your Mac with Audio Hijack Pro

OS X Yosemite and iOS 8 have a new feature called Phone Relay, that lets you take incoming iPhone calls on your Mac, as long as both devices are nearby and signed into the same iCloud account.

How to use Private Mode while browsing in Safari on OS X Yosemite

How to use Private Mode while browsing in Safari on OS X Yosemite

OS X Yosemite ships with Safari 8, Apple’s updated browser, that adds a whole new tab view, a new design, a faster rendering and JavaScript engine, and an improved Private Browsing mode.

How to Set Up and Use Handoff in OS X Yosemite and iOS 8

How to Set Up and Use Handoff in OS X Yosemite and iOS 8

Handoff is a new feature in iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite that lets you seamlessly switch back and forth from iOS and Mac without losing your progress in a document you’re working on. In Apple’s words, the feature “lets you pick up right where you left off.”