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OS X Yosemite icon user guide

In addition to all the functional and “under the hood” changes introduced this week at WWDC, one item that was notable, but hasn’t received as much press, is the icon design refresh that OS X Yosemite will receive.

Will my Mac be compatible with OS X Yosemite?

Will I be able to run OS X Yosemite on my current Mac? That’s a big question many of us had after the keynote presentation this week. With so many awesome new features and upgrades added to both iOS 8 & OS X Yosemite, in addition to their new deep integration, Yosemite is a very desirable upgrade.

Download OS X Yosemite Beta… for FREE

If you hadn’t heard, Apple just announced Mac OS X Yosemite. With a bunch of great new features and improvements, Apple also announced the new price for the OS X Yosemite upgrade: free. That’s right… $0.

Make phone calls and send SMS from your Mac with new OS X Yosemit...

As part of the new Continuity platform introduced as part of OS X Yosemite Apple is bringing a new way to pair your smartphone with your computer. The latest build of OS X will make it possible to receive and respond to SMS messages from both a connected Mac or iPad.

Mac OS X Yosemite announced by Apple

At WWDC 2014 Apple has just announced the brand new version of their Mac operating system… OS X 10 Yosemite.

New MacBook Airs finally launching this week

Rumored new MBA’s are believed to be arriving in large quantities at Apple stores across the US and will be the “feature” item displayed in an overnight reset. Should you buy one of these new MBA’s?

MacBook Air refresh could include new 12-inch model

While a 12-inch iPad is looking less and less likely for 2014, Apple might be targeting the size for another product family. According to rumors, this year’s MacBook Air product refreshes could include a 12-inch Retina model.

Is it the end of the line for the 13-inch MacBook Pro?

With a price that only differs by $100 between a 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display and one without, Apple could soon phase out the lower resolution model. The move seems a logical choice for Apple.

Apple releases OS X 10.9.2 update with fix for SSL security bug

While a fix a nasty SSL bug arrived for mobile devices almost immediately in the form of iOS 7.0.6, Mac users have had to nervously bide their time in waiting for an update to OS X Mavericks to address the issue. Today that update has arrived.

Apple patches SSL bug in iOS, but OS X apps still affected

At the tail end of last week Apple slipped an update to iOS users that patched a major security bug that had been unknowingly affecting users for who knows how long. The same bug persists for OS X, acutely affecting a selection of Apple apps.

Record iTunes Radio streams with doubleTwist’s latest app

Remember the days of camping out in front of your tape deck waiting to hit record the moment your favorite song comes on the radio? Things are a lot different in 2014, but perhaps doubleTwist can help you recapture a small bit of that nostalgia with their new AirPlay Recorder app for Mac.