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Apple opening its OS X Yosemite Beta Program to consumers on July 24

OS X Yosemite

Apple confirmed it is opening up its OS X Beta Program to the public starting tomorrow -- Thursday, July, 23. Mac owners can sign up for the beta program on Apple's website using their Apple ID and will receive a Mac App Store promo code to download a beta version of OS X. Consumers must be have Mac running OS X Mavericks to be eligible for the program.

Apple announced OS X 10.10 Yosemite at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference, held in June of this year. The new version of OS X includes notable upgrades to Safari, Mail, Messages, Notification Center and the addition of iCloud Drive. Other features like Continuity and Handoff link OS X more closely to iOS 8 and are not fully supported in the beta program.

If you haven't already registered, you better do so fast as the beta program is only available to the first one million consumers who sign up.

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