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Following the presentation covering Mac OS X Yosemite, Craig Federighi jumped into his discussion of iCloud Drive and Mail.app. Federighi described iCloud Drive as a "hard drive in the cloud." It works similarly to Google Drive or Dropbox, based on his description, but now "with iCloud Drive all of those docs are accessible from within the Finder" and the files sync across all your Macs (and, as Federighi quipped, "What the heck, we're throwing in Windows too").
Federighi also detailed some changes to Mail.app, specially referencing MailDrop, which provides a workaround when a user on the other end can't receive a file sent through e-mail because it's too large. Instead of failing to send the e-mail, MailDrop will provide a secure link to download the files.
Federighi also covered Mail.app's inclusion of Markup, an image editing program that lets you edit images within your browser. A demo was shown, demonstrating the app's potential in the form of creating a speech bubble with the pencil tool and then quickly filling it in. Markup's design fits well with Cook's mission statement at the beginning: ""We want the transitions between devices to be as natural as possible," Federighi said.
Federighi also covered some extensive improvements to Safari, and he showed a new version of Apple's web browser that featured a streamlined look featuring the same flat design of Yosemite. Fascinatingly enough, it was clear Federighi was using Google in the presentation; it marks a significant change of direction in that Apple doesn't feel like it needs to hide it.
Federighi added that you can make a privacy window for Safari now, and he demonstrated that the "Share" function has improved to the point that you can see RSS feeds and people you've recently messaged for convenience. Thanks to Safari's new web standards, Federighi says, a MacBook Air can get two extra hours while watching Netflix. Safari, he claims, is also the fastest browser when it comes to handling Netflix.
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