While Oculus, the company behind the Rift virtual reality headgear, has supported Mac gaming for some time now, it is now easier than ever for developers to compile Rift-compatible apps for the device with a newly published software developer kit.
Apple reportedly seeking out retail employees to try out Photos for OS X, and new iCloud Photos feature
Last week, Apple seeded the second beta build of OS X Mavericks 10.9.4, but that doesn’t mean Apple is resting on their laurels. The Cupertino-based company has released the newest build for Mavericks, but as usual, it’s strictly meant for developers.
Apple has seeded a new beta of OS X Mavericks 10.9.4 to developers for testing. The pre-release software has the build number 13E16 and is available through the Mac Dev Center for download. The accompanying seed notes do not reveal any notable changes to the Mac software, as was the case with the first beta released last month.
Apple previewed OS X Yosemite at WWDC last week and released the first beta for developers and beta testers. The OS X update sports an all new design, in line with the changes iOS 7 underwent. Here’s a detailed look at these changes.
Apple is rumored to be preparing a refresh for its iMac line of desktops, with the latest hint coming from OS X Yosemite. As noted by Macbidouille, the developer preview of OS X Yosemite includes a file that defines new display scaling resolutions for a machine identified as an iMac. This report follows an earlier discovery from OS X 10.9.4 beta that also referenced a new iMac model.
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.