The GM version of an OS is typically the final product, though the developers who’ve been beta testing Yosemite since June still have time to find a few more bugs. Apple also opened up the beta to the public for the first time in 14 years, so a lucky million Mac users got the chance to take Yosemite for a test run.
Apple revealed Yosemite, OS 10.10, at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference nearly four months ago. Six developer previews and four public beta builds have been released since then.
While Apple’s latest OS X has plenty of new features, one of the most interesting additions is Continuity, or how OS X will work with iOS 8 to streamline your life. iOS 8 is already out, but we’ve been waiting for the public release of OS X 10.10 to put Continuity to good use. That moment is nearly here.
Until then, check out the stories in our hands-on series: