Yosemite Research Project

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OS X El Capitan 10.11, will be the newest operating system of Mac computers worldwide. It will succeed Yosemite, which was released last June 2014. If you're wondering where Apple got the name from, it's from a towering 3,000-foot granite monolith at the Yosemite National Park (see the pattern?) The release is likely highly anticipated by most Mac users, considering the few bugs and issues Yosemite (which is still a fairly good OS) had. If you're planning to upgrade at the start of the launch and if you're clueless of what the Captain brings, let's get to know some of its features, capabilities, and other details. When will it be launched? Apple will roll out El Capitan two weeks after iOS 9 and watchOS' release on September 30. Like its…show more content…
Will it perform better than Yosemite? According to Apple and the beta testers, El Capitan performs better compared to its predecessor (after all, it's an upgrade). Here are some of the numbers: Up to 1.4x faster application launch You can switch to different apps up to 2x faster First Mail messages are displayed up to 2x faster Up to four times faster in previewing PDFs Improvements? Let's check Spotlight first Spotlight has been fine-tuned by Apple: it is smarter and more responsive. Though you can't order it around like Siri, it now sports natural language search: in a nutshell, this allows you to search for anything on Spotlight by typing in a conversational manner, like putting in "the word document I worked on last Tuesday". Unlike Yosemite's Spotlight, the El Capitan version can be resized and moved around (finally!). It also has improved capabilities for searching sports, weather, and the stock
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