From the perspective of rumors, Apple is likely to launch a 16-inch MacBook Pro this fall. Unlike the previous upgrades, the appearance of this MBP will change greatly with some upgraded features.
In the third beta for developers of macOS Catalina recently updated, a new screensaver called “Drift” appeared.
Drift is rendered by the graphics card. From the video, Drift consists of a number of 3D beams of different colors and they swing like waves. It is very dynamic.
The latest macOS Catalina system splits iTunes into Apple Music, Apple Podcasts and Apple TV App, and the brand new Sidecar features turn the user’s iPad into a second screen of the Mac, even as a high-precision input device. And it also supports Apple Pencil. The upgraded Voice Control feature allows users to control the Mac completely by sound. The new system also enhanced security and can better protect personal privacy and data. Read More
June is a very active period for Apple users and developer communities. After Apple’s new system was released at the WWDC, the fans will discuss its new highlights such as iOS 13, iPadOS and macOS 10.15, and post their own evaluations.
For developers, what is the biggest surprise for the new ecological environment? The answers are very consistent. From the winners of the Apple Scholarship to the sophisticated developers who have participated in WWDC several times, the answers to the question “What is the most exciting thing you see?” are all seeing the release of SwiftUI. Read More
macOS Catalina, Apple’s next-generation desktop system, has been pre-released. According to the media that experienced it first, the Dashboard has been removed from the new system.
Dashboard was first introduced on the Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger system (2005) and was highlighted as a core feature by Apple. The Dashboard has a separate page where the usre can customize multiple useful widgets such as weather, calculator, calendar, clock, notes, and more. Read More
Developer Steve Troughton-Smith revealed part of the Apple WWDC 2019 program on Twitter that ReplayKit will join macOS later this year, and HealthKit may include the hearing testing technology.
In the Session 6050 arrangement, the participating developers will see the Apple engineer of ReplayKit and get code help. ReplayKit is Apple’s native screen recording API launched at WWDC 15, a new framework that makes it easier for players to record game progress or data and shared features. In the Session 6050 arrangement, macOS also appeared in the list of ReplayKit Labs in addition to iOS and tvOS. Read More
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Microsoft briefly introduced the its Edge browser for Mac at the Build 2019 Developer Conference yesterday, but did not review the release date. However, the download address has been leaked in advance. Read More
In recent years, in the field of Chinese office software, in addition to Microsoft Office, there is WPS Office, which we are also familiar with. With WPS Office for Windows taking up half of the office software market, Kingsoft WPS became the only office software in China that can compete with Microsoft Office. Recently, WPS Office for Mac has officially launched.
WPS Office for Mac is now available for free download on the Mac App Store, or you can download it directly from the WPS website. I believe many have used this famous software on Mac since the previous beta, including the 2019 beta. WPS Office for Mac is compatible with the document formats of Microsoft Office and has the advantage of Chinese localization. Compared with Apple’s iWork suite, it has more user groups. The personal version for individual users is free forever. Read More
With the approach of macOS 10.15 and iOS 13, Apple has prepared for the early integration of macOS and iOS. The first is the cross-platform porting of thefirst-party applications. According to the latest reports of the media, Siri Shortcuts and Screen Time would launch for macOS 10.15 at the WWDC in June this year.
Siri shortcuts and Screen Time are the main features introduced on iOS 12: shortcuts allow users to create customized voice commands for Siri and can form instruction macros with third-party apps. On macOS, users still need to download the app from the App Store. It’s important to note that only applications that use Marzipan (Apple’s cross-platform framework) would get shortcuts support on macOS. Read More
At the spring conference in late March, Apple announced that it will soon launch a new Apple TV App on the Mac. This naturally raises the discussion about whether Apple will introduce other media applications to the Mac. If they do, then iTunes is likely to be split into separate apps, and will no longer be Apple’s multimedia platform.
Recently, developer Steve Troughton-Smith disclosed that there is convincing evidence that Apple is developing new apps of music, podcasts and perhaps books for macOS, together with TV apps, to constitute a native standalone application for macOS. Read More
The updates of iOS 12.2 and macOS 10.14.4 brought users the new Apple News+. But some users and subscribers were very upset that it kept crashing somehow.
After starting, it displayed content temporarily, then crashed. It seems the devices with iOS 12.2 and macOS beta that encountered such bugs have no similarity, and it have nothing to do with iCloud accounts. At present, reinstalling the system still cannot solve the problem. Read More