Mac OS X Yosemite: 7 Key Features For IT And Developers


Handoff

Another major part of Continuity is Handoff, which (as the name implies) lets a task be handed off from one device to another. For example, if while editing a manuscript on the Mac there's an urgent need to catch a bus with only your iPhone, the handoff feature will permit the document to be opened and work resumed right where it left off. This feature works only with Yosemite and iOS 8 for users signed into iCloud with the same Apple ID on both devices. The Handoff also offers opportunities for solution providers, who can use the same Apple Handoff APIs the company used to build Keynote, Safari and other Handoff-compliant apps.



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