OS X Yosemite allows to screencast iOS 8 devices on Mac with a Lightning cable



The OS X Yosemite operating system, presented at WWDC on June 2. Many “hidden” news of iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite will be unveiled gradually over the next few days following the arrival of the first betas Monday. Apple offers an easy way to screencast the iPhone, iPad or iPod touch 5G running  iOS 8 on Mac using the lightning cable.

Apple has added this feature to users and developers to create previews for their games and applications. With the release of iOS 8, the App Store will be able to place on a page description of the programs in addition to more screenshots and trailers .

” Simply connect the device to a Mac using Lightning- interface , and it is automatically defined as a camcorder . You can record everything you do on the screen, directly on the Mac, using Quick Time Player “, – stated in the description of features on the site Apple.


Before , you had to use the AirPlay Mirroring or adapter Lightning-to-A / V. Recall that the beta version of iOS 8 and SDK are  already available to developers participating in the iOS Developer Program.

For now, the first tests are not conclusive – lags are present what really prevents assess the feature for moment . This is also due to the beta of Yosemite which also still has many bugs

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