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Topic: Yosemite

First-week OS X Yosemite adoption rate outpaces Mavericks, now at 12.8%

10/24/2014, 07:10 pm

According to recently published statistics, Apple's latest OS X Yosemite release is seeing slightly better take up rates than last year's OS X Mavericks launch, with current North American distribution pegged at 12.8 percent as of Wednesday.

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Getting the most out of the revamped OS X Spotlight search in Yosemite

10/24/2014, 10:10 am

One of the biggest changes in OS X Yosemite is Apple's Spotlight search, which has gained a completely new, front-and-center look, and also adds the ability to search well beyond your Mac.

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Mac users report Bluetooth lag & connection issues after updating to OS X Yosemite

10/23/2014, 11:10 am

Bluetooth bugs seem to be a recurring problem with Apple's latest software updates, as users running OS X Yosemite say that the new Mac operating system has created connectivity problems with the Magic Mouse, Magic Trackpad, Apple wireless keyboard, and third-party wireless accessories.

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Get your Mac online anywhere easily with OS X Yosemite's new Instant Hotspot iPhone tethering feature

10/22/2014, 08:10 am

One of the new Continuity features between iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite is Instant Hotspot, giving users the ability to automatically connect to the Internet through their iPhone's cellular data connection without the need to touch their phone.

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Apple responds to Spotlight Suggestions 'backlash,' says personal data collection limited

10/20/2014, 10:10 pm

In response to a Monday report alleging Apple has started to automatically collect user search and location data through Spotlight Suggestions, the company has issued a statement clarifying the extent to which customer information is gathered and how it is used.

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How to send and receive SMS text messages in OS X Yosemite

10/20/2014, 08:10 pm

With today's release of iOS 8.1, Apple finally activated SMS text forwarding from iPhone to OS X Yosemite, allowing users to send, read and reply to messages directly from their Mac.

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Apple releases iOS 8.1 with Apple Pay support for iPhone 6 & 6 Plus, SMS relay, iCloud Photo Library

10/20/2014, 01:10 pm

Right on schedule, Apple on Monday released iOS 8.1, bringing the new Apple Pay e-wallet functionality to iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users. In addition, the update includes the new beta iCloud Photo Library, SMS relay and Instant Hotspot when paired with a Mac or iPad, and the return of the Camera Roll in the Photos app.

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Options for backing up your Mac before installing OS X Yosemite

10/17/2014, 12:10 pm

New software is exciting, but it's not nearly as fun if something goes wrong during the installation, necessitating a downgrade or --worse --starting from scratch and being forced to recover your data. AppleInsider took a look at some of the options for backing up your Mac before installing OS X Yosemite.

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Yosemite updaters will need to wait for Monday's iOS 8.1 launch for SMS relay & Instant Hotspot

10/17/2014, 08:10 am

Users who have updated to Apple's newly launched OS X Yosemite Mac operating system won't be able to use the highly anticipated SMS relay or Instant Hotspot features for a few more days, as support can be found in the forthcoming iOS 8.1 update for iPhone.

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Apple releases iTunes 12.0.1 designed for OS X 10.10 Yosemite

10/16/2014, 06:10 pm

Shortly after releasing the final public version of OS X 10.10 Yosemite, Apple on Thursday pushed out iTunes 12.0.1 with various design and performance enhancements in line with the company's new Mac operating system.

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Apple's OS X Yosemite now available for free download with Continuity features, iTunes 12, more

10/16/2014, 05:10 pm

As promised, Apple's next-generation OS X Yosemite Mac operating system is now available for download through the Mac App Store, bringing with it a host of enhancements like iOS Continuity, a redesigned UI, iTunes 12 and more.

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Apple's iPad Air 2, Retina iMac and OS X Yosemite event now available for streaming

10/16/2014, 04:10 pm

Apple has posted to its website an on-demand version of Thursday's special event that saw the introduction of new iPads, a Retina display iMac, revamped Mac mini and OS X 10.10 Yosemite.

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OS X Yosemite & new iWork available for free on the Mac App Store today

10/16/2014, 01:10 pm

Apple's free next-generation Mac operating system, OS X 10.10 Yosemite, will hit the Mac App Store today, packing in an all-new design, Continuity and Handoff with iOS 8. In addition, a redesigned iWork suite is also set to launch as a free download.

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Apple seeds OS X 10.10 Yosemite GM Candidate 3 to developers

10/09/2014, 07:10 pm

After releasing a second build of its OS X 10.10 Yosemite GM candidate earlier this week, Apple on Thursday issued a third seed to developers for testing ahead of an expected release later this month.

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Apple seeds second OS X 10.10 Yosemite, Xcode 6.1 golden master builds to developers

10/07/2014, 04:10 pm

After issuing the second iOS 8.1 beta on Tuesday, Apple released updated golden master candidates for OS X 10.10 Yosemite and Xcode 6.1 to developers for testing ahead of an expected launch later this month.

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Apple calls for OS X Yosemite app submissions ahead of launch

09/30/2014, 09:09 pm

In a letter to developers on Tuesday, Apple requested app submissions for its upcoming OS X 10.10 Yosemite launch, noting software built with the Swift programming language can be submitted to the Mac App Store via the latest Xcode 6.1 golden master seed.

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Apple provides golden master candidate of OS X Yosemite to developers

09/30/2014, 01:09 pm

In a sign that the next-generation Mac operating system is near release to the public, Apple on Tuesday released a golden master candidate of OS X Yosemite to developers for testing.

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Apple announces 'AirDrop Test Fest' to flush out issues ahead of OS X 10.10 Yosemite release

09/24/2014, 06:09 pm

In a note sent out to developers on Wednesday, Apple invited AppleSeed members to participate in a "test fest" focusing on AirDrop functionality in OS X 10.10 Yosemite, which bakes in compatibility with devices running iOS 8.

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Apple to restrict CloudKit services to latest iOS 8, OS X Yosemite betas ahead of launch

08/25/2014, 09:08 pm

In an email sent out on Monday, Apple informed developers that upcoming iCloud-based features like iCloud Drive, Mail Drop and more will require iOS 8 beta 5 or OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 5 or later to operate.

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Apple releases OS X Yosemite Public Beta 2, new iTunes 12 beta for testing

08/21/2014, 01:08 pm

Apple on Thursday provided members of its public beta program the second test build of OS X Yosemite, while a new build of iTunes 12 for Yosemite is also available.

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