OS X Yosemite

Apple Releases OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 2

Apple Releases OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 2

Hot on the heels of releasing iOS 8 beta 2 to developers, Apple has also seeded a new version of OS X Yosemite 10.10 to developers of Mac Developer Program.

Apple unveiled OS X Yosemite at WWDC 2014 Keynote. It includes new features and improvements such as improved Notification Center, new iCloud Drive integration, Mail Drop and lots more.

iOS 8 Preview: Handoff makes going from iOS to Mac seamless

iOS 8 Preview: Handoff makes going from iOS to Mac seamless

One of iOS 8’s main themes was making iOS and Mac work seamlessly, letting you transition from one platform to another quickly, without breaking your flow. Handoff is a new feature in iOS 8 and Mac that lets developers enable users to transition from iOS to Mac, and vice-versa, seamlessly.

OS X Yosemite reveals Apple working on Control Center for Macs

OS X Yosemite reveals Apple working on Control Center for Macs

Few hours before last week’s WWDC Keynote, a reddit user had posted photos which indicated that OS X Yosemite would get iOS 7-like Control Center feature, which would slide out from the left of the screen.

As you know, Control Center did not make it to OS X Yosemite feature list.

Apple posts ‘The New Look of OS X Yosemite’ video

Apple posts ‘The New Look of OS X Yosemite’ video

Apple previewed OS X Yosemite at WWDC last week and released the first beta for developers and beta testers.

Apple has published the “The New Look of OS X Yosemite” video, which was shown at the WWDC Keynote to give a closer look at the design changes in OS X Yosemite.

A close look at the design changes in Mac OS X Yosemite

A close look at the design changes in Mac OS X Yosemite

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.

iMessage on OS X Yosemite lets you share your screen

iMessage on OS X Yosemite lets you share your screen

OS X Yosemite’s major highlight is the new iOS 7-style design language that introduces transparency, depth and simplicity to the interface. But the update also adds a bunch of useful features, one of which is the ability to share your screen with others using iMessage.

OS X Yosemite code hints at unreleased Retina iMac models

OS X Yosemite code hints at unreleased Retina iMac models

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.

Netflix supports HTML 5 video streaming in OS X Yosemite

Netflix supports HTML 5 video streaming in OS X Yosemite

Following the unveiling of OS X Yosemite at WWDC 2014, Netflix today asked beta users of Yosemite to test out the streaming service’s HTML 5-based viewing option in Safari. This feature is available in Yosemite as result of improvements Apple made to its Safari browser. 

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.

Here’s a list of the 24 new dictation languages supported in OS X Yosemite and iOS 8

Here’s a list of the 24 new dictation languages supported in OS X Yosemite and iOS 8

Apple announced yesterday that dictation in both iOS and Mac OS X will now be supporting 24 completely new languages. We did a roundup of the lesser-mentioned features coming with iOS 8, and our readers asked us which languages Apple will now be including. We heard you, and you can find the full list of new languages below.