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Topic: Yosemite

Public beta launch nearly doubles OS X 10.10 Yosemite adoption despite download issues

07/25/2014, 08:07 pm

The share of Mac-based Web traffic generated by Apple's OS X 10.10 Yosemite doubled since the company released a beta version to the public on Thursday, though some users are seeing problems downloading the next-generation operating system.

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Apple makes first OS X Yosemite public beta available on the Mac App Store

07/24/2014, 01:07 pm

Members of Apple's OS X beta testing program can now use redemption codes to download the public beta of Yosemite, the next-generation Mac operating system set to debut this fall.

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Apple to release first public beta of OS X Yosemite on Thursday

07/23/2014, 09:07 am

The first public beta of Apple's forthcoming OS X 10.10 software update, known as Yosemite, will become available to download on Thursday, July 24 for testing ahead of its scheduled release this fall.

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Rumor: Fourth beta of Apple's iOS 8 expected to arrive Monday, July 21

07/16/2014, 10:07 am

The fourth pre-release beta for Apple's forthcoming iOS 8 mobile operating system update is rumored to arrive next Monday, July 21, exactly two weeks after the arrival of the third beta.

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Developer adoption of OS X Yosemite beta nearly 4x that of Mavericks

07/09/2014, 07:07 pm

Fresh data gathered by ad network Chitika shows Macs running Apple's OS X 10.10 Yosemite beta accounted for 0.2 percent of all OS X-based ad impressions in North America one month after release, nearly four times that of its predecessor OS X 10.9 Mavericks.

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First OS X 10.10 Yosemite update offers very early look at 'dark mode'

06/17/2014, 04:06 pm

It was discovered on Tuesday that the second OS X 10.10 Yosemite beta contains code to activate an early version of "dark mode," which changes the translucent light gray menu graphics to a darker shade closer to black.

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Apple releases second betas of iOS 8 & OS X Yosemite with bug fixes, improvements

06/17/2014, 01:06 pm

Apple on Tuesday supplied developers with its second beta release of iOS 8, packing in bug fixes and improvements in the pre-release software scheduled to ship to users this fall. Updates for OS X Yosemite, Apple TV, and Xcode 6 were also provided.

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OS X Yosemite first look video: Notification Center

06/09/2014, 11:06 pm

Among the more substantial additions Apple will usher in with OS X 10.10 Yosemite is an enhanced Notification Center that includes Dashboard-like widgets and a new "Today" view borrowed from iOS.

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Apple posts OS X 10.10 Yosemite highlight reel to YouTube

06/09/2014, 05:06 pm

Apple on Monday posted to YouTube a promotional video showing off the graphical changes OS X 10.10 Yosemite will deliver when the operating system launches this fall.

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OS X Yosemite first look: Mail adds inline annotations, Mail Drop

06/09/2014, 01:06 pm

Recent versions of Apple's Mail.app email client haven't been well received, leading to the release of a slew of alternatives. AppleInsider takes a look at how the company is trying to win back its users in OS X Yosemite.

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OS X Yosemite first look video: AirDrop with iOS 8

06/07/2014, 08:06 pm

As part of the "continuity" additions Apple introduced with its upcoming operating systems, the company enabled AirDrop between systems running OS X 10.10 Yosemite and iOS 8, a long-awaited feature for many users who own both Mac and iOS devices.

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OS X Yosemite first look: Spotlight search

06/05/2014, 11:06 am

As the Spotlight desktop search service nears its aluminium anniversary, Apple has turned up the power on the magnifying glass to put more information at users' fingertips in OS X Yosemite.

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OS X Yosemite first look video: Handoff

06/05/2014, 05:06 am

One of the more exciting features shown off at this year's Worldwide Developers Conference was Handoff, a piece of technology that lets OS X Yosemite recognize what a user is doing in an iOS 8 app and seamlessly transfer that action to Mac.

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OS X Yosemite first look: Safari 8 Smart Search, advanced tab controls, more

06/04/2014, 03:06 pm

Safari remains largely the same in OS X Yosemite, but Apple has added a number of features and made a few key tweaks that make the venerable web browser more intelligent and a little easier to use.

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OS X Yosemite runs on same Macs as Mavericks, but iOS 8 drops support for iPhone 4

06/04/2014, 10:06 am

Any Mac currently running Mavericks will be able to install OS X Yosemite, hardware requirements released by Apple show. But the launch of iOS 8 this fall will mean the end of support for the iPhone 4, first released in 2010.

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Apple posts WWDC 2014 keynote to YouTube

06/03/2014, 08:06 pm

After making the two-hour keynote to this year's Worldwide Developers Conference available on its own website, Apple on Tuesday uploaded a high resolution version of the video to YouTube.

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Netflix HTML5 streaming now available in Safari on OS X Yosemite

06/03/2014, 03:06 pm

Following its public unveiling at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference, Netflix on Tuesday officially invited beta users of OS X Yosemite to try out the streaming service's new plugin-free option for watching television shows and movies in Safari.

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First look: Apple's new aesthetic for OS X Yosemite

06/03/2014, 09:06 am

OS X Yosemite -- the next version of Apple's venerable desktop operating system -- will bring a major visual overhaul to OS X for the first time in the software's history. AppleInsider takes a look at some of the changes coming this fall.

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Apple announces cheaper iCloud storage plans, Photos for Mac coming in early 2015

06/02/2014, 02:06 pm

Apple's dedicated Photos application will be making the leap from iPhone and iPad to the Mac early next year, giving users the ability to view all of their pictures synced with iCloud, which will also see a price cut with new, cheaper cloud storage plans.

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Dr. Dre makes Apple debut at WWDC, helps showcase iPhone calling support in OS X Yosemite

06/02/2014, 01:06 pm

Apple's latest high-profile hire, rapper and entrepreneur Dr. Dre, made his grand debut at the Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday on the receiving end a phone call from Apple software chief Craig Federighi.

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