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How to Clean Install OS X Yosemite

Oct 18, 2014 - 26 Comments
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Most Mac users who are upgrading to OS X Yosemite should go through the standard process via the Mac App Store and start the installation from there, it’s by far the easiest approach and it generally goes flawlessly. Some users like to perform what is known as a clean installation of Mac OS X though, … Read More

How to Stop iPhone Calls Ringing a Mac in OS X Yosemite

Oct 17, 2014 - 9 Comments
FaceTime

Perhaps you have noticed that since updating your Mac to OS X Yosemite, when your iPhone gets an incoming phone call, so does your Mac. In fact, all of your Macs running the latest OS X and using the same Apple ID will get a phone call, creating a whole chorus of ringing, just from … Read More

iTunes 12.0.1 and Security Update 2014-005 for OS X Released

Oct 17, 2014 - 12 Comments
OS X and iTunes 12

Apple has released iTunes 12.0.1 for all Mac users, as well as Security Update 2014-005 Mavericks for those running OS X 10.9 Mavericks, and Security Update 2014-005 Mountain Lion for those running 10.8. Mac users whom have already updated to OS X Yosemite will not find a Security Update available to them, indicating whatever patch … Read More

OS X Yosemite Installation Stuck with Minutes Remaining? Wait!

Oct 17, 2014 - 228 Comments
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A notable number of Mac users who have gone to update their machines to OS X Yosemite have discovered something which may seem alarming; the progress bar seems to halt during the installation at just minutes remaining, and in some cases, it can sit unmoving with no apparent progress for well over an hour or … Read More

How to Make an OS X Yosemite Boot Installer USB Drive

Oct 16, 2014 - 81 Comments
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Now that OS X Yosemite is available, many users may wish to create a bootable installer drive from something like a USB flash thumb drive or another disk. This allows for several things, the ability to upgrade multiple Macs without having to re-download the installer, the ability to perform a clean install, and also the … Read More

iMac with 27″ Retina 5k Display Released

Oct 16, 2014 - 7 Comments
iMac with Retina Display

Apple released the first iMac with an ultra-high resolution Retina display today. The Retina model includes a 27″ display with a whopping 5120 x 2880 pixel resolution, which Apple is calling a Retina 5K display.

OS X Yosemite Available Now as a Free Download

Oct 16, 2014 - 109 Comments
How to Prepare a Mac for OS X Yosemite

Apple has released OS X Yosemite, officially versioned as OS X 10.10. The update to Macs is available now as a free download. OS X Yosemite brings a redesigned user interface to the Mac, as well as many new features that intend to improve productivity and interoperability with iOS devices.

Fixing an “Item can’t be moved to Trash because item can’t be deleted” Error in Mac OS X

Oct 14, 2014 - 5 Comments
Mac OS X trash can icon

Deleting files and folders from the Mac is usually as simple as dragging the item to remove into the Trash can, but on rare occasions things don’t quite go as planned. One of the more peculiar errors when trying to remove a file appears in the form of the following message when attempting to send … Read More

How to Prepare a Mac for the OS X Yosemite Update the Right Way

Oct 13, 2014 - 62 Comments
Install OS X Yosemite

OS X Yosemite is the latest version of the Mac operating system, complete with an overhauled user interface and a variety of new features that are sure to make your Mac experience better and more productive. While OS X Yosemite is a free download and arrives as a simple to use installer from the Mac … Read More

OS X Yosemite Public Beta 6 Released

Oct 13, 2014 - 7 Comments
OS X Yosemite

Mac users who are participating in the OS X Yosemite Public Beta program will find the sixth beta release available to them as a small download.

OS X Yosemite GM 3.0 Released to Developers

Oct 9, 2014 - 7 Comments
OS X Yosemite

Apple has released OS X Yosemite Golden Master 3.0 to Mac users registered in the Mac Developer program. At the moment, there is no accompanying update to the Public Beta version. The latest build is versioned as 14A388, and considering the timing and expectation of a public release next week, is possibly the final version.

12″ Retina MacBook Air Coming Next Year Along with 12.9″ iPad?

Oct 9, 2014 - 6 Comments
iPad Pro

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that a new 12-inch MacBook Air with “a higher resolution display” will enter mass production at the end of the year, suggesting a release sometime in early 2015. Additionally, Apple has reportedly delayed production plans for a larger screen 12.9″ iPad until later next year, according to the same … Read More

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