Send step-by-step directions to your phone
In keeping with its total overhaul of the outrageously lackluster Maps app for iOS 9, Apple's unveiled its updated version in El Capitan as well. The new version is complete with detailed transit directions, which you quickly send to your phone for easy access on the go. Simply plot your route, then hit the share button and select "Send to iPhone."
Turn off audio coming from mystery tabs
Forget searching for whatever tab a miserable ad is auto playing from, because the new Safari features the option to mute a single tab (or all of them) by clicking the volume icon inside the browser's URL window.
See less of the wheel-of-death thanks to performance enhancements
Thanks to some big behind-the-scenes improvements, you should also notice much speedier load times for things like launching and switching apps, opening PDFs, and accessing email. Though should you end up with that troublemaking spinning rainbow, you'll at least be looking at a visually improved version, since they updated the look of that, too.