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Apple unveiled the next Mac operating system update, OS X Yosemite (OS X 10.10) recently at WWDC 2014. During the WWDC 2014 keynote, Apple showed everyone the new features, what to expect from OS X 10.10 and many other details of the upcoming Mac operating system. Apple also announced availability of OS X 10.10 Yosemite for beta testing to the developers. Since OS X Yosemite announcement, many Mac users are asking the inevitable question that comes first in their mind, “Will OS X Yosemite run on my Mac?”. Well, here’s the answer to your question, Official Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10 system requirements. The information is what Apple has provided to everyone. It may change later (not likely though) during the release of OS X Yosemite to the public.

Apple Mac OS X Lion is now available for download from the Mac App Store for $29.99.

Apple has released the eighth major release of the Mac operating system, Lion. Lion includes over 250 new features compared to the earlier version of Mac, Snow Leopard. The flagship operating system is now available as a $29.99 download in the Mac App Store. Those who wants to buy Mac OS X Lion Server should have the Client version of Lion, server version costs $49.99.

Some of the new features include are: new Multi-Touch gestures; system-wide support for full screen apps; Mission Control, an innovative view of everything running on your Mac; the Mac App Store, the best place to find and explore Mac software; Launchpad, a new home for all your apps; and a completely redesigned Mail app.

Lion is the best version of OS X yet, and we’re thrilled that users around the world can download it starting today,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing. “Lion makes upgrading a Mac easier than ever before; just launch the Mac App Store, buy Lion with your iTunes account, and the download and install process will begin automatically.

AVG Technologies has unveiled AVG LinkScanner for the Mac operating system. AVG LinkScanner for Mac is the first free AVG product designed for Mac OS X Leopard or Snow Leopard and supports Internet browsers Safari 3.x, Safari 4.x, Safari 5.x and Mozilla Firefox 3.x and higher.

According to AVG research, 99 percent of all malicious threats are delivered through the web and cannot be stopped with traditional antivirus software. These threats can come and go within hours and can live on familiar, big-name sites and even on third-party applications on popular social networking sites, without users even noticing. And with the growing popularity of social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter and others, the bad guys are using these sites as their main vehicle for spreading malware.

apple_mac_osToday, I am going to share with you some simple yet very productive tips and tricks for Apple Mac OS X. I hope you will find them useful as I have and if you know some more tips or tricks then don’t hesitate to share it with us! :)

Simple Tips for taking screenshots in Mac OS X
Unlike Windows, where we can take screenshot using the Print Screen button on the keyboard, there is no Print Screen button on the Apple keyboard. Depending on what you want to capture, you can choose one of the following methods to capture a screen.