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OS X El Capitan review: Mac upgrade that's as solid as a rock

Lots of new features in Apple's latest version of OS X. Upgrade and get an improved Mac. It’s really that simple.

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At a Glance
  • OS X El Capitan

    Macworld Rating

    El Capitan is as solid as the giant granite monolith that towers over Yosemite Valley. Upgrade, and get an improved Mac. It’s really that simple.

At a Glance
  • Macworld Rating

    El Capitan is as solid as the giant granite monolith that towers over Yosemite Valley. Upgrade, and get an improved Mac. It’s really that simple.

    Pros

    • Enhancements make Mission Control more useful
    • Split View cleverly implemented
    • Expanded Spotlight functionality
    • Safari 9 pinned sites and tab muting
    • Mail opitmizations

    Cons

    • Maps transit information limited to a few regions
    • Waiting for apps enhanced for Metal
    • Spotlight data sources need to be tightened up
    • Quirks when using Split View

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