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Oct
19

Software Update Addition

Software Update Addition

OS X Software Update now has an additional Software update System Preference option. Notice the "Install OS X updates."

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Connect to Server Defaults to SMB

Connect to Server Defaults to SMB

In OS X Mavericks the Finder attempted to connect to shared volumes with SMB but the Connect to server defaulted to AFP. In OS X Yosemite both the Finder and connect to Server now use the SMB protocol to connect to shared volumes 

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19

Applications in Core Services

Applications in Core Services

Inside of OS X Yosemite if you navigate to /System/Library/CoreServices there is a neat, spotlight searchable, Applications folder. The System folder is generally not traversed but this special folder has a few welcome additions. This should make getting to these app's MUCH faster. 

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19

Full Screen Apps in Yosemite

Full Screen Apps in Yosemite

Selecting the green button in an OS X app window brings you into full screen mode now. To Change the window size (like you used to) press option when click the green button to resize your app window.  Press option when click the green button to resize your app window.

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19

MIA Dock

MIA Dock

The dock is now MIA in the Apple Menu. It's still available in System Preferences.

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19

Squash those bugs

Squash those bugs

Apps crash and burn. While crashes are frustrating now you have an avenue to help be part of the fix.  Help developers squash those bugs. In /System Preferences/Security & Privacy we now have the option to send crash data to developers. 

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