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.
OS X 10.10
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”