Tag Archive: Yosemite


Security Update 2016-001 for OS X El Capitan and Yosemite Available

Apple has released security updates for Mac users running OS X El Captain 10.11.6 and OS X Yosemite 10.10.5, recommending the updates for all users as they aim to improve the security of the Mac operating system. The updates are labeled as Security Update 2016-001 10.11.6 for OS X El Capitan and Security Update 2016-005 … Read More

Apple seeds OS X Yosemite and iOS 8.4 updates to developers

Apple seeded two new incremental updates for developers today, one for the current version of OS X Yosemite, 10.10.5, and another for iOS 8.4.1, the current version of iOS available for consumers on iPhone and iPad. “The OS X Yosemite…

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Apple’s OS X naming strategy turned around business for Yosemite National Park

If you ever want to find some evidence of just how significant Apple is these days, take a look at how it can impact upon seemingly unrelated areas — like, say, tourism. According to a new report, following Apple’s decision…

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How to Install OS X El Capitan Safely to New Partition & Dual Boot Yosemite

Mac users who choose to dabble in early releases of OS X El Capitan will find that dual booting the release alongside OS X Yosemite or OS X Mavericks is a better solution than simply updating their primary OS X installation. One easy way to do this is to partition the Macs hard drive and … Read More

OS X Yosemite 10.10.4 Beta 5 Released for Testing

Apple has released a new beta version of OS X Yosemite 10.10.4 for Mac users in the developer program and participating in the public beta. The release is versioned as build 14E33b. Mac users who are eligible to receive the new Yosemite beta can find the download available now through the Mac App Store Update … Read More

Why Wait for OS X 10.11? How to Use the San Francisco System Font on OS X Yosemite Now

Apple is apparently planning on replacing Helvetica Neue, the current default system font in iOS and OS X, with the ‘San Francisco’ font used on Apple Watch, according to a new report from the well sourced 9to5mac. The font change to “San Francisco” will apparently arrive to OS X 10.11 and iOS 9, but if … Read More

OS X Yosemite 10.10.4 Beta 3 Released for Developers & Public Beta Users

Apple has released the third beta version of OS X Yosemite 10.10.4 for Mac users who are part of the Mac developer program or participating in the OS X Public Beta. The new build arrives as 14E17e and is compatible with all Macs that can run OS X Yosemite. The release notes accompanying the beta … Read More

How to Reset Launchpad Layout in OS X Yosemite

Launchpad serves as a quick way to open applications on the Mac from a familiar iOS-like icon grid interface. If you’ve customized the way these app icons and arranged in Launchpad, you may decide you’d like to start from scratch and reset their order to how things appear when you first get a Mac. This … Read More

iMac Graphics Update Fixes Crashes from JPEG Viewing in OS X Yosemite

For some iMac users running OS X 10.10.3 (even post Supplemental Update 1), a software update is available that aims to resolve a peculiar bug that caused many iMacs to stall or crash when viewing JPEG image files in the Mac Finder or Preview app. Specific hardware impacted by the JPG image viewing bug are … Read More

Supplemental Update for OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite Released to Fix Video Driver Bug

Apple has released a supplemental update to OS X 10.10.3, aimed at resolving startup problems encountered by users who happen to be running some apps that capture video. The update is available for all OS X Yosemite users who have installed OS X 10.10.3, and it’s recommended even if you do not use video capture … Read More