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Topic: Yosemite

Apple's latest iPhone 6 ads focus on Continuity, gaming prowess

11/24/2014, 09:11 pm

Apple on Monday released a pair of commercials starring iPhone 6 spokesmen Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake, one covering iOS and OS X Continuity features and another highlighting the handsets' gaming capabilities.

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Dropbox says OS X 10.10.1 Yosemite update resolves crashing issue, urges download

11/20/2014, 06:11 pm

Following Apple's release of OS X 10.10.1 Yosemite on Monday, Dropbox is sending emails to users confirming that the latest Mac maintenance update solves a rare crashing problem seen with apps integrated with Finder.

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Apple issues first OS X 10.10.2 Yosemite beta to developers for testing [u]

11/20/2014, 05:11 pm

Three days after releasing the OS X 10.10.1 Yosemite maintenance update, Apple on Thursday seeded the first beta for its next OS X 10.10.2 update to developers.

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Apple's OS X Yosemite 10.10.1 update improves Wi-Fi reliability, fixes Mail bugs, more

11/17/2014, 01:11 pm

Apple's OS X Yosemite Mac operating system received a significant update on Monday designed to address nagging Wi-Fi connectivity issues that have plagued some users since its launch in October, along with a range of other bug fixes.

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Samsung responds to Apple's Continuity with its own cross-device 'Flow' feature

11/13/2014, 02:11 pm

Samsung this week announced its answer to Apple's Continuity: a new cross-device sharing feature called "Flow," intended to allow users to move activities and content between Samsung smartphones, tablets, wearable devices, PCs, and more.

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Apple issues second OS X 10.10.1 beta to developers, continues focus on Wi-Fi

11/10/2014, 07:11 pm

Apple on Monday pushed out the second OS X 10.10.1 Yosemite beta seed to developers for testing with focus areas unchanged from the first version that went out last week.

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Roundup: The best Notification Center widgets for Apple's OS X Yosemite

11/09/2014, 11:11 am

Apple's newly released OS X Yosemite allows third-party apps to include interactive Notification Center widgets, and AppleInsider offers a look at some of the best and most useful widgets you can install on your Mac right now.

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Evidence shows Apple operating a mysterious Web crawling bot

11/06/2014, 03:11 pm

A developer has discovered that Apple appears to be crawling HTML websites with its own automated bot, but the exact purpose of the mysterious homegrown software remains unknown.

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TrueSec outlines "Rootpipe" privilege escalation vulnerability in Mac OS X Yosemite

11/04/2014, 01:11 pm

Speaking at the Øredev Developer Conference in Malmö, Sweeden, Emil Kvarnhammar of security firm TrueSec demonstrated a privilege escalation vulnerability affecting OS X 10.8.5 through the newest 10.10 Yosemite.

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Apple issues first OS X 10.10.1 Yosemite beta seed to developers

11/03/2014, 06:11 pm

Apple on Monday issued the first OS X 10.10.1 Yosemite beta to developers, with the first maintenance update seed coming more than two weeks after the latest Mac operating system saw release in mid-October.

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Users report slow Wi-Fi, dropped connections after upgrading to Apple's OS X Yosemite

10/31/2014, 08:10 am

Apple's new Mac operating system, OS X Yosemite, appears to have bugs related to Wi-Fi connections, with users reporting slow transfer speeds and dropped signals after upgrading.

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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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