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Apple's OS X 10.10 Yosemite: big UI overhaul, introduces "continuity," free release coming this fall

By Jos
Jun 2, 2014
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  1. Apple kicked off its annual developer conference by unveiling the next major release of OS X, named Yosemite after California's Yosemite National Park. The OS X 10.10 update appears to bring more subtle refinements compared to feature-packed releases in previous...

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  2. VitalyT

    VitalyT Russ-Puss Posts: 3,155   +1,431

    I have watched through the whole thing live, and that is an awesome progress!!!

    Will somebody, please, call Microsoft and tell them that they suck?

    Thank you!
     
  3. Nobina

    Nobina TS Evangelist Posts: 859   +340

    I liked the older less-flat style better.
     
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  4. VitalyT

    VitalyT Russ-Puss Posts: 3,155   +1,431

    There are known solutions to the "flat" problems ;)
     
  5. m4a4

    m4a4 TS Guru Posts: 752   +273

    Your constant bashing on MS is getting tiring. I did not look at this article to hear whining about MS...

    Otherwise, I do like the flat look. My BB10 device has had it for a while, Windows 8 has it (though that is but 1 of the few things I like about W8), and now it looks like Apple is following suite with all of it's products...
     
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  6. VitalyT

    VitalyT Russ-Puss Posts: 3,155   +1,431

    That is whining ;)
     
  7. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,477   +965

    Wow these new features are stellar. It makes my decision to get an iPad over the Surface Pro 3 pretty set and stone now.
     
  8. yukka

    yukka TechSpot Paladin Posts: 830   +54

    Not convinced the flat ios look is better but it's newer and that's what makes it desirable I guess.
     
  9. HiDDeNMisT

    HiDDeNMisT TS Booster Posts: 221   +14

    They should have done this to the iOS 8. This is what you call a OS upgrade. Finally
     
  10. H3llion

    H3llion TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,260   +223

    In terms of the UI, it sucks mega-balls. It's unimaginative flat design bs. Still better than Metro I suppose.
     
  11. je29836

    je29836 TS Rookie Posts: 26

    Android controls over 50% of the smartphone market. Too little too late apple and yes the flat UI sucks ballz
     
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  12. True that
     
  13. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 11,702   +1,886

    Who cares? I still like Win XP.
     
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  14. Arris

    Arris TS Evangelist Posts: 4,608   +295

    Not copying Samsung at all are we Apple?
     
  15. Meanwhile on the iOS front, Apple is unapologetically taking features from Android including widgets, app video previews and third party keyboards. Seems like hypocrisy to me.
     
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  16. This is nightmare come alive. They re-made the UI to look as awful as iOS7. This is the end for me. I have to work all day watching the screen, and the "old" UI is what I switched to Mac for. Why are they doing this to me? It's probably some agent crawled into their management to destroy Apple from inside. I can't imagine any professional to be happy looking at the 80's style flat task bar and unnatural acid colours of the icons/buttons. This is terrible news, the worst I had in months.
     
  17. Totally agree!
    I wish someone will fork Darwin to make os x 10 compatible os, with old perfect aqua design.
    I wont upgrade my osx, better to move to linux.
     
  18. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 11,702   +1,886

    Don't let Apple's lawyers hear you blaspheme like that. They're readying the case to sue Samsung for patent infringement as we speak.
     
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  19. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,714   +397

    Wow, this is one of the largest cases of self-entitlement I've seen here, or anywhere.

    I think you have lost touch with reality and/or you have a super privileged life for this to be the worst news you've had in months.
     
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  20. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,210   +424

  21. Absolutely. The new look is ugly as hell and amateurish. Looks like a Linux with a bad them applied.
     
  22. RKreuk

    RKreuk TS Rookie

    I couldn't agree more.
     
  23. I've had a blackberry, an android, an iphone, a dell, an ipad, an imac, and a macbook, so basically I've tried every operating system out there minus symbian. I think yosemite is the least attractive out of all of them. Steve jobs is rolling in his grave.
     

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