OS X Yosemite: The Quintessential Review

3:00 PM, Oct. 22nd, 2014 · · Mac OS

On October 16, Apple released OS X Yosemite which is version 10.10. John Martellaro has been beta testing since the first developer release and also testing with iOS 8. Here in this review is everything that he learned and how he sized up this stellar OS X release. Should you install it right away? Read on. 

Eek! How Did I Ever Live With an iPhone 5s?

5:50 PM, Oct. 17th, 2014 · · Mac OS

It didn't take long. Right after John Martellaro reviewed the Amazon Fire Phone, he knew that the 4.7-inch smartphone size would be perfect. So he bought an iPhone 6. Then, handling a hand-me-down iPhone 5s confirmed the diagnosis:  How did he ever use such a small iPhone?

ACM 276: So Long Macworld/iWorld and Apple’s October 16th Media Event

8:12 PM, Oct. 16th, 2014 · & · Mac OS

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With Macworld/iWorld out of the picture for 2015, Bryan and Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus take a look at what led up to the conference's hiatus and the current state of the trade show industry. Plus, Apple had a little shindig in Cupertino, where the company released new iPads, Mac minis, and the stunning iMac with Retina 5K display. We also got updates on Apple Watch, Apple Pay, and Yosemite.

OS X Yosemite, iWork Available Today as Free Downloads

1:40 PM, Oct. 16th, 2014 · · Mac OS

OS X Yosemite has been available as a public beta for some time, and now it's moving to an official update release available today, October 16. The update for the Mac operating system will be available as a free download and is compatible with computers that are capable of running OS X Mavericks.

Scrivener Updated to Support Yosemite

1:58 AM, Oct. 16th, 2014 · · Mac OS

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The binary code love of my life—Scrivener—was updated to version 2.6 Thursday morning. The update includes support for OS X 10.10 Yosemite, which Apple is expected to either release later on Thursday during a media event, or announce a release date.

List of Macs That Will Run Yosemite

12:41 PM, Oct. 15th, 2014 · · Mac OS

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Apple said OS X Yosemite would be released this fall, and with the company's latest media event set for Thursday, there's a good chance we'll have a better idea when to expect the big update to finally roll out. The big question is whether or not your Mac can take advantage of Yosemite's new features. Read on to see if the soon to be released version of OS X will run on your Mac.

Apple Adds iWorm to Xprotect Malware Definition List for OS X

11:13 AM, Oct. 6th, 2014 · · Mac OS

Apple pushed an update to its Xprotect malware list for the Mac that includes the Mac.BackDoor.iWorm malware over the weekend. Xprotect watches for telltale signatures from known malware threats and attempts to stop them from invading your computer.

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It's good to see Apple is on top of iWorm, and even better that users don't need to do anything to get Xprotect's updated malware definition list.