OS X Yosemite Release Nears

Apple is nearing the end of prep for the OS X Yosemite release.

The OS X Yosemite release date is closing in as Apple delivered a new OS X Yosemite GM to developers and the latest OS X Yosemite beta 4 to public beta users. Here’s a look at what’s new today and where you can find a OS X Yosemite download to try it early. Apple’s update lines up with […]

Retina iMac May Launch Next Month During iPad Air 2 Event

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It’s been a while since we’ve heard rumors about Retina-equipped iMacs, but new reports suggest that Apple will unveil new iMacs next month during its iPad Air 2 event that will come equipped with Retina displays. According to both 9to5Mac and Apple insider Jack March, Apple is preparing to launch a new 27-inch iMac model […]

Mac Mini 2014 Release Could Arrive Next Month

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The rumor mill has been awfully quiet about the next-generation Mac Mini, but a new report suggests that we’ll see a refresh next month during the iPad event. According to MacRumors, Apple is expected to launch a new Mac Mini in October during the company’s iPad event and OS X Yosemite launch. This would make […]

OS X Yosemite Release: 5 Things Users Need to Know

The OS X Yosemite release date is close with multiple reports aligning for October.

The OS X Yosemite Release date is approaching fast as many users join the public OS X Yosemite beta to take advantage of all the new Mac features that work with iOS 8. Apple announced OS X Yosemite back in June, and started offering a free OS X Yosemite trial to Mac users over the summer with room […]

Don’t Turn on iCloud Drive When You Install iOS 8 Today

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The iOS 8 release date is here, but there is one iOS 8 feature that isn’t ready for most users just yet. If you use any iOS apps that sync with iCloud to a Mac App on your computer you should choose to turn on iCloud Drive later. iCloud Drive is an iOS 8 feature […]

How to Reclaim “Other” Storage Space on Your Mac

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If you’re running low on storage space on your Mac, you may think you just have too many apps installed, or that your music collection is getting out of hand, but that actually may not be the case. Instead, there might be a slew of hidden files that are taking up precious space on your […]

Apple Magic Mouse Could Get Haptic Feedback Technology

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Apple’s Magic Mouse is an interesting accessory for sure, but it could get even more interesting, with the possibility of haptic feedback and force sensors. The Magic Mouse is one of the more unique computer mice on the market currently, with its curved minimalist design and touchpad surface that does away with an excess number of […]

How to Easily Check Your Mac Warranty Status

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Every Mac user eventually wants to know how much time is left on the warranty of their machine, and there’s actually a really quick and easy way to look that information up without having to call Apple or ruffle through your warranty paperwork. When you want to know what the warranty status is of your […]

5 MacBook Maintenance Tasks You Should Perform Regularly

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MacBooks are some of the most efficient laptops on the market, but it takes some effort from the user. Here are five MacBook maintenance tasks that you should be performing regularly. Cars need oil changes regularly. Instruments need tuning after so much playing. Even people need to perform some maintenance on their own bodies in […]

Siri Mac Support Teased in New Apple Patent

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Siri has become a staple on iOS devices, but soon it could be coming Mac to give OS X users the same conveniences, according to a new patent application. OS X already has a nifty dictation feature where you can talk out and loud and your Mac will convert it to text. However, it could […]

10 Free Mac Apps Every OS X User Should Have

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Whether you just bought your first Mac or are just looking for some great apps to have in your arsenal, here are ten free Mac apps that you should consider using. When you get a Mac for the first time, one of the things that you’ll probably do right away (after setting it up and […]

Shazam Mac App Provides Always-On Music Recognition

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Are you always wanting to know more about that song that pops up on the radio while you’re browsing the web on your Mac in the coffee shop? Shazam has released a Mac app that can be ready at a moment’s notice to name that tune. Shazam is one of the most popular music recognition […]

New iMac 2014 Release Hinted by Apple

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New iMacs could be incoming, as a support page on Apple’s website shows a “mid-2014″ iMac listed. The iMac received a bit of an update last month when the entry-level 21.5-inch model got a $200 price cut, but also saw a slight decrease in performance. However, it seems that Apple may be working on another […]

OS X Yosemite Public Beta Problems Frustrate Mac Users

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The OS X Yosemite public beta was officially released yesterday, and many users were able to download the 5GB .DMG file required to install the new operating system. However, there were an equal number of users who didn’t have the same experience. While beta software will obviously come with its own problems and issues, simply […]

OS X Yosemite Public Beta Now Available

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Right on schedule from yesterday’s news that the OS X Yosemite public beta would be arriving today, Apple has now pushed out the software to those who signed up to participate. OS X Yosemite has been in beta form for a while now and has only been available to registered developers, but anyone who signed […]

How to Equalize Volume When Watching Movies on Mac

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Do you hate the quiet dialogue followed by ear-blistering explosions in movies? Here’s how to equalize the volume and fix the problem on your Mac. If you watch a lot of movies on your computer, you’re no doubt familiar with the way that audio is handled. Throughout a movie or TV show, volume fluctuates tremendously, […]

OS X Yosemite & iOS 8 Release Dates Not Linked

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iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite will be tightly integrated with one another, thanks to a new Apple initiative called Continuity which allows both OSes to piggyback features off of one another, but a report say that the two operating system will launch separately anyway. Many features of OS X Yosemite and iOS 8 heavily […]

OS X Yosemite Public Beta Arriving Tomorrow

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OS X Yosemite has been in beta form for a while now and has only been available to registered developers, but starting tomorrow, the public can give the new OS a try. A couple of days ago, it was rumored that the public beta for OS X Yosemite would be released at some point this […]

OS X Yosemite Public Beta Coming Later This Month

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OS X Yosemite has been available to developers in beta form for quite some time, but a public beta is said to be arriving later this month. OS X Yosemite was announced and unveiled at Apple’s WWDC developers conference back in early June and Apple even released an initial beta to registered developers that very […]

How to Try OS X Yosemite Risk Free

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The newest version of OS X (OS X 10.10 Yosemite) is currently in its beta stages and isn’t available to the public just yet, but you can still try it out for yourself without erasing your current Mac setup. OS X Yosemite was unveiled earlier in June at Apple’s WWDC developers conference. However, this new […]