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Apple Shares WWDC OS X Yosemite Video Highlighting Design Changes

Apple today posted the OS X Yosemite video shown during its Worldwide Developers Keynote, which gives a look at some of the new features and design changes introduced with the operating system.

Covering the changes to the dock and icons along with showing off Yosemite's translucency, the video also highlights AirDrop, Finder, Messages, and Notification Center, giving an overall view of the revamped OS.

We reconsidered every element of the Mac interface, large and small. The result is something that feels fresh, but still inherently familiar. Completely new, yet completely Mac.
First introduced last week, Yosemite includes significant design changes that focus on translucency and a flatter, more modern look, along with a push towards deeper integration with iOS 8. Yosemite introduces several new features that work with iOS 8, including Handoff, Instant Hotspot, and the ability to make and receive phone calls and SMS messages.

Multiple apps and features have also been updated, including Spotlight, Mail, Notification Center, and Safari, and there's a new focus on iCloud with iCloud Drive. More information on Yosemite's major changes can be found in our OS X Yosemite Roundup, while details on smaller tweaks can be found in the "OS X Yosemite: All The Little Things" forum thread, created and maintained by MacRumors forum users.

Related roundup: OS X Yosemite

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15 weeks ago
It took them a week to upload it because they realized at WWDC that the gears spun impossibly
Rating: 35 Votes
15 weeks ago
Yosemite's design looks better than iOS 7/8. If iOS 9 or 10 looks more like Yosemite, I will gladly welcome it.
Rating: 27 Votes
15 weeks ago
I love the new design, just like iOS 7 the design grows on you after a while.
Rating: 21 Votes
15 weeks ago
BRING BACK TIGER FOR US!



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Rating: 16 Votes
15 weeks ago

The dock looks like Tiger. It's 2005 all over again.


In 3 years, they'll be briniging back the 3D dock and everybody is going to be psyched haha
Rating: 16 Votes
15 weeks ago
The dock looks like Tiger. It's 2005 all over again.
Rating: 15 Votes
15 weeks ago
Using Yosemite right now and loving the new design!
Rating: 13 Votes
15 weeks ago

BRING BACK TIGER FOR US!



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I thought it was Snow Leopard we all wanted back ;)
Rating: 13 Votes
15 weeks ago

Yosemite's design looks better than iOS 7/8. If iOS 9 or 10 looks more like Yosemite, I will gladly welcome it.


Agreed, what I don't understand is why OS X icons are still great looking with depth and textures and dimension while iOS icons are just flat simple looking things. OS X 10.10 is what I more or less envisioned when it was announced that iOS was being redesigned with a flat UI.

Personally I hope iOS 9 looks more like Yosemite. I think they did a great job with the updated UI, colors and all.
Rating: 12 Votes
15 weeks ago

The Finder looks a bit too happy for me. On the Apple website it looks a bit sadder.


Better?

Rating: 11 Votes

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