Apple launches new OS X Yosemite for Macbooks, iMacs at WWDC 2014

OS X Yosemite new OS for iMac and Macbook

OS X Yosemite new OS for iMac and Macbook

Apple launched the version of OS X 10.10 Yosemite at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference 2014 with a list of brand new features as compared to earlier version release OS X Mavericks.

OS X Yosemite new UI

OS X Yosemite new UI

The new features include translucent backgrounds for app windows, better typography, new design elements for close, minimize and maximize. Also new look for iCalendar, iMessage, iPhoto Library, Safari browser and host of other apps. App icons have a clean, consistent design and an updated system font improves readability.

OS X Mavericks vs OS X Yosemite

OS X Mavericks vs OS X Yosemite

Have a look at the comparison of how the user interface looks like in OS X Mavericks and the new OS X Yosemite. You will notice significant changes to how apps are display and also check the new design of Trash can, its translucent too and you can see the files dumped inside as well.

Safari Browser for OS X Yosemite

Safari Browser for OS X Yosemite

OS X Yosemite brings new updates to Safari Browser with Spotlight integrated and host of other features where you can view all tabs at once. You can also move through tab windows but moving your mouse left to right on tabs. Safari groups similar tabs and displays them in a grid format, stay tuned for more information on Safari browser.

OS X iCloud Drive for Mac, iOS users

OS X iCloud Drive for Mac, iOS users

OS X Yosemite brings new cloud storage app by Apple called iCloud Drive that stores all kind of files quite to Google Drive. You can organize files by type, size and date and it can accessed across devices like iPhone, iPad, Mac and even a Windows PC.  iCloud Drive brings tags and Spotlight to drive for easy search.

OS X Yosemite notifications tab

OS X Yosemite notifications tabs

OS X Yosemite brings new  Today view in Notification center where you can view widgets for  Calendar, Weather, Stocks, Reminders, World Clock and social networks. You can download additional apps from Mac App store and add to notifications center.

OS X Yosemite Spotlight

OS X Yosemite Spotlight

The new Spotlight feature in OS X Yosemite brings search to desktop with categories of results, you can view rich suggestions from Wikipedia, Maps, Bing, App Store, iTunes Store®, iBooks Store™, top websites, news and movie showtimes.

OS X Yosemite App Design

OS X Yosemite App Design

OS X Yosemite brings changes in design to iCalendar, Map and iMessage with translucent backgrounds, cleaner user interface and better features.

OS X Yosemite Calls & SMS

OS X Yosemite Calls & SMS

OS X Yosemite brings features of Calls and SMS to Mac where you can view messages via iOS and Mac and even reply to messages from Mac and make or receive iPhone calls using your Mac as a speakerphone.

 

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Roundup of Apple’s WorldWide Developers Conference 2014 press event is here.

We attended Apple’s Worldwide Conference 2014 at San Fransisco, saw launch of new OS X Yosemite for Mac and iOS 8 for iPhone, iPad devices. Both are available in beta version for developers and will be available to public this summer.

MAC OS X Yosemite

MAC OS X Yosemite

Apple also introduced its latest employee Dr. Dre at press conference, along with new improved features for OS X Yosemite including new display of apps, iCalendar, Today time notifications, new Email and lots more.

iOS 8 new features

iOS 8 new features

For iOS 8, launch of Swift new Apps programming language, Healthbook app, TestFlight for developers to test apps in live environment, advance features for App store and lots more coming your way.

Some key points of press conference are –

Apple was in news for acquiring Beats , Beats Electronics is an American producer of audio products and equipment, operates a music streaming service, Beats Music. Apple acquired Beats for $2.5 Billion dollars as per sources. Call  made to Dr. Dre and was introduced as Apple’s latest employee. Beats is owned by Dr. Dre, he is an American record producer, rapper and entrepreneur.

Apple says, In terms of Multi-Tab browser energy efficiency, the new Safari browser deliver 6.5x times more performance than most commonly used browsers like Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox.

iCloud Drive is a cloud-based storage facility for all kinds of files, and once stored there the files can be accessed by iPads, iPhones, or any other iOS device. You can now send upload attachments of up to 5 gigabytes in size. Isn’t that amazing, that is some serious competition to Google’s Drive. Also iCloud App will be available for Windows users.

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Google Now app now available for download on iOS

Google Now for iOS

Google Now for iOS

Google Now app now available for download on iOS here – https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/google-search/id284815942?mt=8

Description

Search faster and easier with the latest Search app from Google. Get just the right information at just the right time with Google Now. Search hands­free with enhanced Voice Search.

What’s New in Version 3.0.0

  1. Get just the right information at just the right time with Google Now.
  2. Weather and traffic conditions before you start your day
  3. Updates on your favorite sports teams and breaking news stories as they happen

Features –

Answers before you ask with Google Now

  1. Get weather and traffic conditions before you start your day
  2. Get updates on your favorite sports teams and breaking news stories as they happen

Enhanced Voice Search for everything else

  1. Simply say what you want and get results without typing.
  2. Enhanced voice recognition with text streamed on the fly.
  3. Get answers spoken directly back to you with results tailored to your questions.

Other Google Search app features

  1. Faster: get to search results faster than by searching from a browser
  2. Beautiful full­screen image search
  3. Swipe away webpages to quickly return to search results
  4. Google Goggles: Snap a photo of what you see to find more information about products, landmarks or famous paintings, and even solve Sudoku puzzles

Download now!!