Report: Apple's Got a 12-inch MacBook, 4K Desktop in Works

In the midst of updating its operating system to Yosemite, Apple seems to also have some hardware refreshes in mind. According to Mark Gurman at 9to5Mac, sources say that Apple is planning a smaller Macbook (12-inch diagonally) with a high resolution display as well as a pixel-drunk 4K iMac or standalone monitor. » 7/23/14 1:55pm 7/23/14 1:55pm

Apple Opens OS X Yosemite Beta to the Public, Sign Up Now

OS X Yosemite, the upcoming version of Apple's operating system, won't launch until the fall, but if you're interested in trying out its new features now, you can sign up for Apple's public beta today. The beta was previously limited to developers and dev accounts, but now it's open to the first million users who opt… » 7/23/14 9:44am 7/23/14 9:44am

Mac OS X Yosemite Under the Magnifying Glass

Apple revealed a sneak peek into Mac OS X Yosemite earlier this week. Not surprisingly, Apple updated its desktop OS to match iOS 7's design language. The new OS X now embodies a brighter and flatter styling, coupled with icon updates, font changes, and translucent materials. Here's a quick look at the visual design… » 6/10/14 10:00am 6/10/14 10:00am

How To Try Out Mac OS X Yosemite Before Everyone Else

Now that you've digested everything that's new in OS X Yosemite, you're probably itching to try it out for yourself. The good news is that Apple's happy for you to do so: for the first time since Cheetah in 2000, non-developers have the opportunity to give an upcoming operating system a test run. For free. » 6/03/14 11:22am 6/03/14 11:22am

WWDC 2014 Roundup: Everything Apple Announced Today

Today's keynote marked day one of Apple's giant developer love fest, and while we didn't actually get any new hardware, Tim Cook and co. tossed a whole mess of long-awaited goodies to their legion of loyal followers. So in case you didn't happen to spend the afternoon glued to your screen, these are the best and… » 6/02/14 5:08pm 6/02/14 5:08pm

A Time Lapse of the Yosemite Fire Shows Nature Destroying Nature

Reminder: Fire is scary. Another reminder: It can also be very beautiful when it's burning near one of the most beautiful places on this entire planet. Yosemite National Park just posted its time-lapse video that shows different perspective of the ginormous 2013 Rim Fire and reveals how it is burning up the wilderness. » 8/30/13 2:00am 8/30/13 2:00am

A Yosemite Time-Lapse So Beautiful It Looks Fake

When you love the story you are telling, it shows. It can't be faked. Such is the case with this breath-taking time-lapse video of Yosemite and the Sierras. It took filmmaker Shawn Reeder two years of shooting to make this staggering piece of beauty he calls Yosemite Range of Light. Go full screen HD or go home. [… » 4/29/12 4:00pm 4/29/12 4:00pm