Apple Announced OS X Yosemite Public Beta

Apple is giving developers access to the beta version of OS X Yosemite now, and will let the public get in on the beta action some time this summer. The company tried out the public beta program with OS X 10.9.3, and now is ready to do the same with its next major Mac OS upgrade.

Apple to offer public beta of OS X Yosemite this summerApple to offer public beta of OS X Yosemite this summer

OS X Yosemite includes a redesigned flatter looking interface, the ability to mark up documents without special apps, jump between devices to work on documents automatically, use the Mac as a speaker phone for the iPhone, and more.

The beta will be available this summer, and the official release will come this fall. Apple will be offering OS X Yosemite as a free upgrade through the Mac App store.

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