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In 2010, Apple held its “Back to the Mac” event. While this event previewed OS X Lion (10.7), which saw the beginning of better integration between OS X and iOS, it was also Apple’s way of saying that the Mac still mattered and it wouldn’t be going iOS-only any time soon.

Now, in 2014 we are finally seeing the fruits of that labor. With iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, we have now blurred the lines between the OSes in a good way. In 2012, SVP Scott Forestall left the company and all design decisions now end at Jony Ive. As part of this de-siloing, your experience across Apple’s devices will hit fewer walls.

Today I’ll be talking about my thoughts on iOS 8, OS X Yosemite, and my iPhone 6 Plus. Rather than talk about each component separately, I’m going to talk about the core concepts I use, and…

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