In June, at Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple revealed MacOS 11, aka Mac OS Big Sur. As the biggest update to MacOS since OS X was released nearly two decades ago, major improves are coming to Safari, Maps, and Messages, among other things. We will also see updates to the way windows look (tweaked curves), new dock icons, and new colors for the user interface.
Even as a major design update, a lot of Mac OS will remain familiar, but there’s a twist. The Photos app design from iPadOS will make the transition to MacOS, as do a number of app updates that will come with iOS 14 and iPadIS 14 – including a more sophisticated menu bar, widgets, and notification center. Even more interesting is that if you buy a new Mac – one that’s powered by...
Cupertino, California — Apple today announced Apple Arcade, a game subscription service that will feature over 100 new and exclusive games, including original releases from renowned creators Hironobu Sakaguchi, Ken Wong, Will Wright and dozens more. Apple Arcade games will redefine games and be curated based on originality, quality, creativity, fun and their appeal to players of all ages. Apple Arcade will give customers the freedom to try any game from its handpicked collection of titles that are all-you-can-play, have no ads, ad tracking or additional purchases, and respect user privacy.The App Store is the world’s most successful and vibrant gaming platform with nearly 300,000 free and paid games. Free games, supported by advertising or in-app purchases, are enjoyed by hundreds of millions of players around the world. Paid games are often critically acclaimed and beloved by the people who play them, but...
Apple customers that finally got over the fact that they
have to shell out $159 for the wireless Airpods
will now have to get over the fact that the 2019 crop of iPhones won’t support
quick charging out of the box either. Previous rumors suggested that quick
chargers would be a standard accessory with iPhones sold from 2019 onward, but a new report from Macotakara suggests
otherwise. According to the most recent report, new iPhones will continue to
come with the old-school, outdated 5-Watt charging bricks. Which, in turn, also
means that they won’t feature the USB-C ports found on most new Android-based phones on the market today.
This means a couple of things. First, you’ll have to pony up
for a fast charger if you don’t want to, essentially, trickle charge your new phone. Secondly, 2019 iPhones will still
come with regular USB-A-Lightning cable adapters. So,...