List of computers Mac, Supports Handoff in OS X Yosemite




This week, the long-awaited release of the operating system OS X Yosemite . The new platform has received a number of innovative features, including support for cloud service iCloud Drive , improved integration of mobile devices and Apple computers via AirDrop , technology Handoff , lets get started on one device and finish it on another.


Handoff – it is almost inseparable from the life of “apple” gadgets. When the iPhone or iPad to iOS 8 is next to the Mac, the function allows you to start work on one Apple device and finish on another. Synchronization with OS X Yosemite performed automatically.

In fact, Handoff does not work on all computers. To support technology requires JavaScript wireless module Bluetooth 4.0 / LE, first implemented in Mac only in mid-2011. In the network diagram published compatibility of Apple computers with innovative technology.

The illustration labeled model Mac, which provide interface support Bluetooth 4.0. The list includes the MacBook Air is not until mid-2011, MacBook Pro Release 2012 and later, iMac late 2012, Mac mini mid-2011, Mac Pro 2013 model year. Models of MacBook Pro with Retina display is initially supplied with the latest version of the wireless interface.


Handoff offers great opportunities for interaction iPhone, iPad and Mac. For example, you can open a web page or a map on the smartphone and continue from the same point on the computer. Or, for example, to transfer from iPhone to laptop letter to quickly finish it on a device with a comfortable keyboard. With technology Handoff in OS X Yosemite and iOS 8 it became a reality.

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Magic Handoff in OS X Yosemite and iOS 8 in practice

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