Apple Mac OS X 10.10.1 Yosemite now available for download

Apple Mac OS X 10.10.1 Yosemite now available for downloadApple has released OS X 10.10.1 Yosemite alongside Apple iOS 8.1.1 for mobile devices. The Yosemite update brings various bug fixes and performance improvements to Apple's desktop platform.

OS X Yosemite is probably one of the biggest updates to Apple's desktop platform to date. In brings some useful features like Continuity, Handoff and more. However, the big release had its own share of issues, and soon complaints started popping up from Mac users around the Internet.

Fortunately Apple has been working hard to fix as many of these issues as they can with the 10.10.1 update, which can be downloaded through the Mac App Store. Among its improvements, the update brings a fix to a Wi-Fi bug, which causes Mac users to lose internet connectivity.

According to Apple "The OS X Yosemite v10.10.1 Update improves the stability, compatibility, and security of your Mac." It also brings the following new features and improvements:
  • Improves Wi-Fi reliability
  • Improves reliability when connecting to a Microsoft Exchange server
  • Resolves an issue that may prevent Mail from sending messages through certain email service providers
  • Addresses an issue prevents connecting to remote computers using Back to My Mac
  • Resolves an issue where sharing services, Notification Center widgets and Actions may not be available
  • Addresses an issue that could cause Notiication Center settings to not be retained after a restart
  • Addresses an issue that might prevent the Mac App Store from displaying certain updates
  • Addresses an issue that could prevent some Mac mini computers from waking from sleep
  • Resolves an issue that might prevent Time Machine from displaying older backups
  • Addresses an issue that might prevent entering text in Japanese
Mac users have also been facing Bluetooth issues, where your Mac wouldn't pair with other devices or even detect them on occasion. While there is no mention of a fix for this issue in a changelog, it has hopefully been addressed with the update.

You can update your Mac to the latest version of Yosemite by launching the Mac App Store, clicking on 'Updates' and selecting 'Update All', on the top-right corner.

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