Yosemite has been out for a week now, and that means apps are getting updated to support some of its new features. From Notification Center tweaks to Continuity features, here are some of the best apps taking advantage of Yosemite.
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Continuity Keypad Makes Calls from Your Mac
Continuity Keypad adds a keypad to your Mac so you make outgoing calls using Handoff. One of the coolest features of Yosemite is Handoff, but the phone calls portion only works one way. You can only answer calls on your Mac. Continuity Keypad lets you dial out.
1Password Uses iCloud Syncing, Wi-Fi Syncing and Dark Mode
1Password updated to support a lot of different Yosemite features. You now use it with iCloud Drive, use Wi-Fi sync and use it in dark mode.
Deliveries Tracks Packages Right in Notification Center
Deliveries is one of the better package tracking apps out there on iOS and the Yosemite version is even better. The best feature is Notification Center integration. Once it’s set up, you can track all your packages right from Notification Center without worrying about opening up an app or searching for a tracking number.
Pocket Integrates Sharing from Anywhere
Pocket for Mac now supports Yosemite’s Share Extension. That makes it easy to share directly to Pocket right from the any app that supports the native share menu. If you tend to bounce between browsers (or other readers for articles), this is super helpful.
Wunderlist Stuff Your To-Dos Into Notification Center
Wunderlist is already our favourite to-do app on the Mac, and the Yosemite version is even better. Not only does it sport a nice, clean, Yosemite look, it also integrates perfectly into Notification Center. You can see your upcoming to-dos, reply directly to a notification, and share anything over to Wunderlist with the share extension. Handoff also works between the iOS apps and Yosemite just as you’d expect.
PCalc Puts an Advanced Calculator Into Notification Center
PCalc is a powerful calculator app that does all kinds of calculations. On it’s own, it’s a just a great little calculator, but the Notification Center integration with the Yosemite update makes it even better. You can pull up PCalc in Notification Center and start calculating right there.
Today Scripts Shows the Output for Any Terminal Command
Today Scripts was created by Redditor SHT-2a. It basically allows you to display any Terminal output you in the Notification Center. This could be anything from a battery status to CPU usage. Think of it like GeekTool for your Notification Center.