Tuesday, 23 October, 2018

Screen Time and Digital Wellbeing: would you use those features?

Stream Apple's WWDC 2018 Keynote Presentation Here macOS 10.14 getting dark mode, Apple News, and possibly cross-device apps
Camille Neal | 06 June, 2018, 02:50

It has received a full redesign including the addition of few new applications which are mentioned later in the article. A tool called Stacks groups files of the same type into stacks on the desktop. The second is Home, enabling Mac users to control their HomeKit accessories right from within their desktops. The most notable update is the inclusion of a dark mode that darkens the interface of the Mac within apps like Mail, Photos, Pages, and more. An API is available so developers can implement Dark Mode in their apps.

Apple is also adding its smart Dynamic Desktop that will automatically change the picture on the desktop to match the time of the day. Now, the feature is being revamped to make a system-wide change.

Desktop stacks is Apple's new effort to help keep the macOS desktop clean for users.

Users can customise their Stacks to sort based on other file attributes like date and tags. He shared some screenshots of the new Xcode 10 running on macOS 10.14 in dark mode. Mojave; MacOS 10.14 Mojave. Apple also updated Finder with a new Gallery view with large document previews above small thumbnails, reminiscent of the classic Cover Flow view. This new view will make it easier to sift through and preview PDFs, images, and other files, improving productivity.

The video previews, meanwhile, are exactly what they sound like: videos that give you a better look at an app than screenshots. Quick Look has been updated as well with a similar Quick Actions set up to edit files without ever opening them. Finally, there's Voice Memos, allowing users to take voice notes, lectures, meeting, songs, and access them from an iPhone, iPad, or Mac. Apple's Craig Federighi announced that developers will be able to port their existing iOS apps over to macOS. macOS apps use the AppKit framework and iOS apps use UIKit.

Rod Blagojevich's wife appeals to President Trump to help her husband
Comey, who would go on to be Federal Bureau of Investigation director and also get fired by Trump. The president explained that he believed D'Souza had been treated unfairly by the justice system.

Along with these very visual new upgrades, Apple is also making its Mac platform more secure for its millions of users. Four Apple-built iOS apps - Home, Apple News, Stocks, Voice Memos - will now work on Mac computers, the company said.

Apple says it's not merging iOS and MacOS, but it is bringing more ideas from its mobile operating system into the desktop.

Apple also announced that Microsoft Office 365 and Adobe Lightroom CC will both be available to download via the new store.

Today at WWDC 2018 in San Jose, Apple introduced the a completely redesigned App Store for Mac. On a positive note, it should be largely automated, but less positively, Apple's still saying no to touchscreen Macs.

At WWDC 2018, the Cupertino tech giant unveiled UIKit, a new developer tool that will allow some of your favorite iOS apps to make a seamless transition to the Mac.

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