Yosemite

  • Apple Retina iMacs Could Be Coming Next Month, Cementing Our High-DPI Future

    Apple Retina iMacs Could Be Coming Next Month, Cementing Our High-DPI Future

    Apple could finally be readying the launch of new Retina iMacs alongside OS X Yosemite this fall, according to a new report from 9to5Mac. Were the company to ship these this year, following what the report claims is near-final testing, it would spell the end for the Age of the Discernible Pixel, and all would be well in the Kingdom of Desktop Compute. And lo, the people would celebrate. The… Read More

  • Apple iPad And OS X Event Tipped For October

    Apple iPad And OS X Event Tipped For October

    Apple has just had a splashy September launch event for the iPhone 6, but it is also gearing up for an October event to showcase new iPad and Mac hardware, plus OS X Yosemite. Bloomberg is reporting a “mid-October” launch event timeframe, and AppleInsider echoes those claims, while Daily Dot’s Michah Singleton says that October 21 will be the specific day. We’ve also… Read More

  • Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Apple’s OS X Yosemite Beta Preview

    Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Apple’s OS X Yosemite Beta Preview

    Apple has a new version of OS X coming to Macs this fall, and for the first time ever, it’s giving up to 1 million members of the public the opportunity to test it out in advance – for free, and without requiring they register as a developer, starting this Thursday. The purpose of the advance feedback is to gather feedback and help test the release before its wider launch, and… Read More

  • Mac OS X Gets The Dark Theme We’ve All Been Waiting For In Yosemite Preview 3

    Mac OS X Gets The Dark Theme We’ve All Been Waiting For In Yosemite Preview 3

    Apple’s desktop operating system got a little more fashionable with the new Preview 3 update of OS X 10.10 Yosemite seeded to developers today. The update, which can be installed by registered developers who have the existing preview version on their machines through the Mac App Store, lets users enable Dark Mode, a highly coveted feature that impressed when it was unveiled at WWDC in… Read More

  • Apple TV Could Get Continuity Along With iOS 8 And OS X Yosemite This Fall

    Apple TV Could Get Continuity Along With iOS 8 And OS X Yosemite This Fall

    Apple’s new Continuity feature is a marquee element of both iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, due out this fall, but the Apple TV might get in on the action, too, according to new information reported by 9to5Mac. Developers running the preview build of OS 10.10, aka Yosemite, are seeing notifications that say their Apple TV is available for Continuity when both their Mac and the streaming… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Apple Sauce

    Gillmor Gang: Apple Sauce

    The Gillmor Gang — Dan Farber, Kevin Marks, Robert Scoble, and Steve Gillmor. The setup: a delicious Apple muscle-flexing that to some somehow escaped the gravity of the Post Jobs era into orbit. We barely got to all the delights in the candy store — even upstarts with plenty to lose like the Box guy sat in the front row with a grin on his face at the sheer fun of Apple’s… Read More

  • WWDC 2014 Event Recap

    Watch The TechCrunch Recap Of Apple’s WWDC 2014 Announcements

    Apple’s keynote for WWDC 2014 happened Monday morning, and there was a lot to digest, both for attendees and those watching at home. Apple didn’t announce any new gadgets at this year’s event, but it did upend the world of iOS and make huge changes to OS X on the desktop, which will translate to big shifts both for developers and end users. Myself and new TechCrunch writers… Read More

  • iOS 7 Changed iOS, But iOS 8 Changes Computing

    iOS 7 Changed iOS, But iOS 8 Changes Computing

    Apple showed off a lot of new stuff today, so much so that it’s actually hard to process. But from a macro perspective, one thing is clear: iOS 8 actually represents much more of a shift than did iOS 7 last year, despite the fact that the visual changes in iOS 7 threw users and Apple-watchers for a loop. Read More

  • Taking Direct Aim At Google, Apple Puts Search Front And Center

    Taking Direct Aim At Google, Apple Puts Search Front And Center

    Looks like Apple’s acquisition of Topsy and the work Apple has been doing with Chomp technology and engineers is coming into focus. Today during WWDC, the company announced some significant upgrades to search in its newest version of Mac OS, Yosemite — taking direct aim at search giant Google. Specifically, Apple today highlighted a new box that will appear on the desktop… Read More