Apple announces that it's bringing iOS apps to the Mac

08 June, 2018, 08:52 | Author: Leah Owens
  • Stream Apple's WWDC 2018 Keynote Presentation Here

The dark theme feature is complemented by the new "dynamic desktop", which will cause the wallpaper to change according to the time of day. Apple also announced that Microsoft will be bringing its Office 365 to the App Store later this year.

What are the biggest new macOS Mojave features?

Desktop stacks is Apple's new effort to help keep the macOS desktop clean for users. Unlike the Dark Mode introduced in Yosemite 2014 back, this re-introduced feature, turns the entire desktop interface dark. In macOS Mojave, a new Dark Mode transforms the desktop with a dramatic new look that puts the focus on user content. Apple's popular video chat app, FaceTime also got an upgrade of supporting 32 people at once. It surely makes working at night way more relaxing. The new API will also be available for the developers to implement the Dark Mode in their respective apps.

Meanwhile, a new view in finder - Gallery View - will let users view an image of a file at the top of the screen, with the rest of your files placed in a strip below the main image.

Meanwhile, Apple's Home app for MacOS means HomeKit enabled devices like a HomePod or a Philips Hue light should be controllable from a Mojave-based Mac.

Mac users will now be able to make use of a feature Windows 10 users have enjoyed for almost two years now, and swap their blinding white UI for a dark one. One of the key changes were to the categories such as Play, Work, Develop.

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The combination of the new Mac App Store and, eventually, iOS apps on macOS is a two-pronged attack on the problem, then.

While a first look at the next iOS update was what many were waiting for, a lot of the watchers expected Apple to give them a preview of what lies in store for the next macOS update for the iMac, MacBook and Mac Pro computing devices.

The video description also includes shortcuts to specific points in the keynote where major announcements were made.

In other developments, Voice Memos, Stocks, Home, News, and other popular iOS apps are also coming to macOS. The new update also brings simplified system information that prevents you from being tracked on the web.

Continuity Camera: With this feature, users will be able to scan a document or shoot an image using the iPhone while the same gets added to the document on the Mac. On the other hand, Apple has announced that its latest iOS 12 operating system will be rolled out to all iPhone 5S and above users. The functionality will be available to developers in 2019.

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