I have an
Mac Air 2013 1.7Ghz (Intel core
8Gb RAM currently running
Mountain Lion OSX 10.8.5. I have read mixed reviews whether upgrading to
Yosemite was worth while. Apparently, some claim the software is very buggy. Is it safe to upgrade my mac to
Yosemite? What matter to me is battery life and ability to continue developing without any major hang ups.
Any advice appriciated.
Best How To :
Mac computers are always using last hardware and, accordingly,
OSX versions do same in order to have best skills and features each year.
Thats great if you can afford a new machine each 2 years (I recommend Xmas time in order to catch new versions of the
OSX and fixes in the hardware and some family presents to afford it :D ).
Knowing this I would recommend to upgrade to
10.9.5 but not to
It's true that the
Yosemite compatibility exists, but I've found that earlier
mac machines does not have the propper hardware and you experience some lacks in memory and graphics when upgrading more than one
OSX. This, of course would affect your performance and battery life.
Example: if you bought your computer with
10.8 then I recommend limit of
OSX upgrade to last