Mail Updates in OS X Yosemite

While Apple is revered for some of their software applications, they are commonly criticized for others. In OS X Mavericks, the Mail app was a commonly criticized application. Users complained that it lacked power features present in other third-party email apps and that it did not handle certain email providers as well as others. Apple heeded the criticism of Mail in Mavericks and responded with a major update to the program in the upcoming Mac desktop operating system, OS X 10.10 Yosemite. From a new design to more powerful features, Mail has received a complete makeover.

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Apple's File Management Solution: iCloud Drive

Currently, storing and managing non-Apple filetypes, such as Microsoft Office files and PDFs, across all of your devices is not a straightforward process and is best accomplished by using third-party applications. With iCloud Drive, to be released alongside iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite later this fall, Apple hopes to simplify the way you store, access and edit files of all kinds across all of your devices.

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A Quick Look at OS X Yosemite

Exactly one month ago, Apple introduced a preview of the next version of the Mac operating system, OS X 10.10 Yosemite. When you first look at Yosemite, the biggest thing that stands out is the new design overhaul. This design is very similar to the change from iOS 6 to iOS 7 last year. While the desktop interface still looks familiar enough, it has been overhauled with the same flat design and translucency apparent in iOS 7. Take a look at the design changes in Yosemite as well as a preview of some of the new features included in the update.

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