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You can now run the Windows 10 Technical Preview on your Mac with Parallels Desktop

You can now run the Windows 10 Technical Preview on your Mac with Parallels Desktop

Want a taste of what’s to come for those who use Windows? With the latest version of Parallels Desktop 10, you can run Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 Technical Preview on your Mac without even leaving Yosemite.

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 seeds OS X 10.10.3 beta to testers and developers with new Photos app

Apple seeds OS X 10.10.3 beta to testers and developers with new Photos app

Apple has seeded the first beta for OS X 10.10.3 to testers and developers, and while the new software focuses on some new and lingering issues, a new feature really stands out.

Apple no longer teasing Photos app for OS X, but it’s still coming

Apple no longer teasing Photos app for OS X, but it’s still coming

Remember the desktop Photos app that Apple announced alongside Yosemite last year? We were promised an “early 2015″ launch, but Apple has how taken down all of the Photos teaser pages from its website. Don’t worry, though; that doesn’t mean it’s no longer coming.

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.

Any.do brings its popular task manager to the Mac

Any.do brings its popular task manager to the Mac

Any.do today announced the immediate availability of Any.do for the Mac, the newest iteration of its popular task manager. This version brings the iOS productivity tool to OS X, allowing users to manage their busy to-do list across Apple’s desktop and mobile platforms.

Upgrading to Windows 10 will be free, just like OS X

Upgrading to Windows 10 will be free, just like OS X

On Wednesday, January 21, Microsoft took the stage at a small media briefing for its next major OS release, Windows 10.

OS X Spotlight privacy glitch could show IP addresses and more to spammers

OS X Spotlight privacy glitch could show IP addresses and more to spammers

Individual features that are always connected to something else are always potential threats, especially as the world and its systems become even more inter-connected. Which is one reason why it can take some time before privacy glitches are discovered.