Best OS X Yosemite Features Skip Many Old Macs

AIrDrop from OS X Yosemite to the iPhone or iPad only works on some Macs.

The OS X Yosemite update is available on many Apple notebooks and computers, even those as old as late 2007 — but these old Macs miss out on many of the best OS X Yosemite features like Handoff, Instant Hotspot and AirDrop from Mac to iPhone or iPad. Apple announced the OS X Yosemite during a special […]

How to Perform a Clean Install of OS X Yosemite

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OS X Yosemite is officially out and ready for the public. It’s the latest OS X version from Apple and it comes with a heap of new features, including an all new look and Handoff (which lets you go back and forth on your iPhone or iPad with certain tasks). OS X Yosemite is available […]

OS X Yosemite Download Problems

These temporary OS X Yosemite download errors should subside soon.

There is no official OS X Yosemite download time, but the free update is now available on the Mac App Store and users are running into OS X Yosemite download problems that prevent them from starting the installation or even the download. We expected long OS X Yosemite download times, but it’s surprising to see Apple start off […]

5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Install OS X Yosemite Today

Here are 10 OS X Yosemite release date tips to relieve stress and help eliminate problems.

The OS X Yosemite downloads start sometime today, but if you are just finding out about the free update for your Mac, there are a few reasons to skip it for now. We’ll take a look at five reasons you shouldn’t install OS X Yosemite today. There are no major issues that we know of, but with […]

10 OS X Yosemite Release Date Tips

Avoid installing on the OS X Yosemite release date if you aren't at home base.

The OS X Yosemite release date is here and if you plan to upgrade to OS X 10.10 there are some tips to make sure your Yosemite update is a smooth one. Apple’s OS X Yosemite update is available for a lot of Macs, even older ones, and it is a free update, which means a […]

How Long will the OS X Yosemite Download Take?

Here's how long the OS X Yosemite download should take.

We’re still waiting for the OS X Yosemite release time to arrive after the special event, but we can help you figure out if you have time for the OS X Yosemite download today. The OS X Yosemite download link is not on the App Store yet, but it should appear in the next several […]

OS X Yosemite Release Date Confirmed

The OS X Yosemite release date is confirmed. Get ready to download.

The OS X Yosemite release date is confirmed for today, as a free download for Mac users looking for a new features and improved performance. Apple announced OS X Yosemite at WWDC earlier this year with a public and developer beta allowing many users to try OS X 10.10 early. The OS X Yosemite release […]

Will OS X Yosemite Release Today?

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Apple will be hosting their annual fall event later today to unveil what we think will be the iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, and a Retina iMac. OS X Yosemite is also expected to be another talking point, but will Apple release the new operating system today? OS X Yosemite was first announced back […]

Retina iMac Release Date Rumors Clear Up

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Tomorrow is when Apple will officially announce a handful of new products, most likely the iPad Air 2 and a new iMac sporting a Retina display. However, the new desktop all-in-one might not see an official launch until later in the year. According to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the rumored 27-inch Retina iMac will […]

How to Prepare for the OS X Yosemite Release Date

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The OS X Yosemite release date is fast approaching, and if you plan to upgrade and take advantage of all the new features you can start with some simple preparation now to make the wait a little more bearable and to prepare your Mac for the OS X Yosemite release. These early tips will help […]

OS X Yosemite Release & Feature Roundup

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The OS X Yosemite release date arrives this month as a free update for most Apple computers including the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, Mac Pro, iMac and Mac Mini. Apple delivers a new look for OS X Yosemite that is familiar but new and packs in a lot of new OS X Yosemite features that could […]

OS X Yosemite Release Date Getting Closer

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Apple’s long awaited OS X Yosemite release date is inching closer as the company has released its second Gold Master candidate to developers ahead of the OS X Yosemite release later this year. In June, Apple took to the stage at WWDC 2014 and announced a slew of new products including iOS 8 for iPhone […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

2014 MacBook Pro vs 2013 MacBook Pro: Key Differences

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For those looking to buy a MacBook Pro, the new 2014 models look intriguing, but you could save a little money by opting for the older model. Here’s what you need to know. For the first time since late-2013, Apple updated its MacBook Pro line late last month with a slightly faster processor and more […]

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 […]