Performance and feature upgrades, the most notable of which is a Notification Center widget.
Two free lectures are currently included with the course.
Zoom ability and an email feature.
Apple recommends the update for all OS X Yosemite, Mavericks and Mountain Lion users.
Pretty easy to do, once you know where to look.
Not everyone is seeing it yet, though.
The downloads total over 3GB, so set aside some time.
Designed for OS X Yosemite, but compatible with Mavericks.
Better get queued up, it’s going to be a busy download kind of day.
On Friday, Apple released a minor software update for the iTunes application for both Mac and Windows. The iTunes update is centered around correcting a bug that prevented iTunes podcast subscribers from being able to view new episodes on the podcast playlist. The update also addresses a problem that caused iTunes to become unresponsive while the user navigated the list of downloaded podcasts.
Yosemite represents the most drastic Mac OS interface shift since the original OS X Aqua interface with its pinstripes and lickable buttons. I guess it’s appropriate that this version be opened up for beta testing just like its predecessor. Here are my impressions from my first day using the new OS X.
Most cloud services providers have been boosting their security with the intent of warding off the NSA and other malicious groups. The same thing is happening with Apple and iCloud, as encryption for iCloud expands to protect file transfers from the sender all the way to the receiver. Though the receiver must be using an email client that supports TLS encryption, this update does improve security for most users.