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DuckDuckGo is now a default search engine option in iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite

DuckDuckGo is now a default search engine option in iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite

With the announcement of iOS 8 and Mac OS X Yosemite, Apple has introduced another option for choosing your default web search service. Alongside Google, Yahoo, and Bing, you now have the ability to select the privacy-preserving search engine DuckDuckGo.

Apple posts OS X Yosemite 10.10 preview page

Apple posts OS X Yosemite 10.10 preview page

Apple today kicked off WWDC with a keynote presentation that introduced OS X 10.10 Yosemite with an improved Notifications Center, a refreshed UI and more Right on time, Apple has posted the Yosemite preview page to its website, allowing users to browse some of the new features of OS X 10.10.

Apple updates iOS 8 App Store with notification widgets, extensibility, third-party keyboards and more

Apple updates iOS 8 App Store with notification widgets, extensibility, third-party keyboards and more

Apple today announced several new consumer and developer-related  features that improve the overall the overall iOS experience for users and developers alike. Both developers and iOS owners will appreciate the new notification center widgets, the ability to share actions between apps and the ability to install and use system-wide third-party keyboards.

Apple unveils OS X Yosemite 10.10

Apple unveils OS X Yosemite 10.10

Today during WWDC, Apple unveiled the next version of OS X, OS X 10.10 , confirming the name of Yosemite for its next generation desktop operating system.

Banners at Moscone Center hint at Yosemite name for OS X 10.10

Banners at Moscone Center hint at Yosemite name for OS X 10.10

In advance of WWDC next week, Apple is continuing to outfit Moscone Center with signage for the developer-focused event. Following the placement of outside banners and interior iOS 8 signage earlier this week, the latest shots of the venue, obtained by The Verge, show the OS X 10 banners going up on the Friday before the event.

Apple seeds first beta of OS X Mavericks 10.9.4 to Developers

Apple seeds first beta of OS X Mavericks 10.9.4 to Developers

Apple is widely expected to unveil OS X 10.10 at the WWDC Keynote event, but that isn’t stopping it from releasing updates for OS X Mavericks.

Apple has just seeded the first beta version of OS X Mavericks 10.9.4 to developers. 

Are you getting a certificate error when updating OS X? Here’s how to fix it

Are you getting a certificate error when updating OS X? Here’s how to fix it

Apple has apparently forgotten to renew its SSL certificate, resulting in certificate errors while updating OS X from the Mac App Store.

Has your Users folder disappeared after upgrading to OS X 10.9.3? Here’s how to get it back

Has your Users folder disappeared after upgrading to OS X 10.9.3? Here’s how to get it back

Apple yesterday released OS X Mavericks 10.9.3, an update to Mac OS X with improved 4K display support, iOS contacts and calendar sync and more. After updating, some Mac owners are reporting that their /Users folder has disappeared from the root directory of their file system in Finder.

Update: Apple has released an update to iTunes that fixes this issue. More details here.

Apple releases OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 with improved 4K support, iOS contacts and calendar sync

Apple releases OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 with improved 4K support, iOS contacts and calendar sync

Apple today released OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 publicly, following several beta releases that were seeded to Mac developers. The update improves stability and security of your Mac along with better support for 4K displays, and the ability to let you sync contacts and calendars with your iOS device via USB.

Apple seeds new beta version of OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 to Developers (Build 13D61); release imminent

Apple seeds new beta version of OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 to Developers (Build 13D61); release imminent

We were expecting Apple to release OS X 10.9.3 this week, but instead it has released yet another beta version of OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 (build 13D61) to developers.

The new beta version arrives less than a week after the ninth beta version was released.