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6 Things To Know About OS X Yosemite, Apple's Newest Operating System

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    Today in San Francisco at the Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple unveiled two new updates to its software family. Along with the upcoming iOS 8, there's a new operating system for Mac computers.

    Goodbye, OS X Mavericks. Hello, OS X Yosemite.

    At first glance, the new OS might appear to be only an aesthetic upgrade to Mavericks, taking design cues from iOS 7. But, it's far more than that. Available in the fall — or this summer for users who sign up online for the beta version — OS X Yosemite includes a slew of new features that aim to align the experiences of using a computer and a mobile device.

    Click through to see a preview of the new OS.

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