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Apple today released the seventh developer preview of OS X Yosemite bringing the latest build to 14A343f. The previous developer preview (build 14A329f) was released two weeks ago. Xcode 6 beta 7 was also released alongside new builds for OS X Server 4.0 Developer Preview and Apple Configurator 1.6 beta 5. If you find something new, you can let us know at The release version of Yosemite is currently scheduled for the later half of October, and it will ship separately from iOS 8. Here’s what’s new:

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-Additional new icons in System Preferences app

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-Tweaked dark menu and dock mode and thinner font

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-New app icons for Dashboard, Keychain, Disk Utility, and Migration Assistant

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-Dark mode now includes Spotlight search

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-“Software Update…” removed from Apple menu (Mac App Store handles these anyway)

-App Store update notifications from Apple menu


-File versions browser no longer uses previous Time Machine user interface, now uses same as current Time Machine UI

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-ColorSync Utility icon tweaked

-New disk image icon

-“Default for calls:” option in FaceTime preferences (can choose Skype)

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