Apple's newest operating system, macOS Catalina is designed to be better than ever. With new features like Sidecar, which lets you use your iPad as a second screen for your Mac, and the revamped Finder app that comes with a host of new tools and improvements, this latest release from Apple will have users excited about what's in store for their devices. Keep reading to find out more about what makes this newest version so great!
macOS Catalina, the newest version of Apple’s most advanced desktop operating system is now available as a free software update. With this new OS users are able to enjoy game subscription service called “Apple Arcade" with exclusive indie games from some if not best developers in gaming today! The new Catalina release offers great entertainment on the Mac with all-new versions of Apple Music, Podcasts and TV apps. Sidecar is a feature that extends your desktop into an iPad using touch sensitivity for extra ease when working from home or traveling light; Voice Control allows you to control everything about what's being shown through voice commands!
Mac Catalyst is a new technology in Catalina that makes it easy for third-party developers to bring their iPad apps over the Mac. This will not only make your favorite iOS based programs accessible on another platform, but also gives you access to some great features like Screen Time which tracks how much time we spend using different applications and websites as well offers us insights into what activities are most productive or harmful.
Apple Arcade: Now on Mac App Store
Apple Arcade is a subscription service that provides users with unlimited access to an unprecedented catalog of games on Mac, all playable from anywhere in the world. With this one-time fee for $4.99 per month you get your choice from over 1 million+ titles and can play them across devices too! Many people like to play games on their Macs, but sometimes you need more than just a keyboard and trackpad. So if your favorite game requires an Xbox Wireless Controller or PlayStation DualShock 4 these days then there's no problem at all!
Apple’s new subscription service, Apple Arcade will give gamers access to all the games in its catalog without having pay upfront. Subscribing means you can download any app right from your Mac App Store's brand-new ‘ arcade' tab! Apple continues to revolutionize the gaming industry with their latest innovation: Apple Arcade. This service will have players of all ages hooked on to what they love most, as it features games for every type and preference out there! You can try out this new platform with a 30-day trial or purchase one monthly subscription that gives access up six family members participating through Family Sharing at $14/month (or regional equivalent).
The next wave of awesome games is about to land and we're excited! The full catalog will be available in the weeks ahead, with more exciting new releases every month including action-adventure RPG racing strategy.
New Entertainment Apps: Apple Music, Apple Podcasts and Apple TV
The three all-new apps— Apple Music, Podcasts and TV shows on Mac - replace iTunes making it easy to enjoy music from your library. With over 50 million songs available in the latest update of this popular application you'll have plenty to keep yourself entertained whether its a playlist or individual tracks! You can also still purchase new tunes through iTunes Store if that's what gets ya goin'.
The Apple Podcasts app offers more than 700,000 episodes and the option to automatically be notified of new shows as soon they become available. Users can find all sorts in this catalog including curated collections for various interests or specific topics like cooking with recipes included; advanced search tools that allow you type anything into your query (such Holland) which will return any results containing those words - no need toss out something just because there are thousands upon thousand avail!
The Apple TV app is a one-stop shop for movie lovers, letting you find and watch videos on all of your devices. The features are simple to use with over 100 thousand iTunes movies at your fingertips as well as personalized recommendations from other users - who knows what gems await!? And now thanks to new subscriptions coming in November 2017 (and already available), there's even more content!
Sidecar: Expand Mac Workspace and Creativity with iPad
With the Sidecar feature, you can now use your iPad as a second display to extend and spread out whatever work space that is available on desktop or laptop computers. This will allow users greater creativity by allowing them access not only through tablet input but also with Apple Pencil in any app which supports stylus capability! Sidecar is a clever solution for anyone who needs to charge their iPad while they work, or if you're looking at bringing your laptop with on the go. It can be used wirelessly as well so that users have even more freedom in where they go and what kind of apps are needed!
Accessibility: Empowering Everyone to Get the Most from Their Mac
Mac users are about to get a whole new way of controlling their computers with the latest version of Siri. Voice Control, as its name suggests is an accessibility feature that enables those who cannot use regular input methods like touch or mouse for some reason (i.e., disability) can now utilize speech recognition technology in order make adjustments on-the spot without having any difficulties whatsoever!
There are numerous features that make the Google Pixel a great choice for those with disabilities. For example, Zoom Display allows one monitor to remain at full size while another is zoomed in on specific areas so users who have impaired vision can still access what they need easily and efficiently without having something jump out at them unexpectedly from time-to-time as happens sometimes when watching TV or checking email etc., which would be magnified by an unadjusted contrast ratio if not adjusted properly through tools like "Wide Volume" provided within accessibility settings inside most apps.
Mac Catalyst: Even More Great Apps on Mac
Also available with macOS Catalina is Mac Catalyst, a new technology that lets app developers easily build Mac versions of their shipping iPad apps. Mac owners will see a flood of new apps arriving on their platform, with more coming each day. This is because Catalyst have been working hard to bring over 1 million iPad-compatible software titles across all major categories including social networks or task managers in addition your favorite games! You can download these cool programs starting today through the Mac App Store for free but hurry before they disappear fast as few are indefinitely supported by this developer's license agreement.
Screen Time: Monitor Mac Activity For The Entire Family
macOS Catalina brings Screen Time to Mac for the first time, providing insight into how users are spending time with apps and websites. Downtime lets users schedule time away from their Mac, and App Limits allow them to set limits on how much of the internet or specific apps they use. With iCloud integration for Downtime settings as well as Family Sharing that gives parents full access in one place thanks to a child’s Apple ID account; Screen Time allows you more ways than ever before manage what your children see online while keeping an eye out so no inappropriate content gets into public view!
Security and Privacy: More User Control Than Ever
Security improvements in macOS Catalina better protect the operating system from tampering, help ensure apps are safe and give users greater control over access to their data. Now running on a dedicated read-only system volume which means it is completely separate for all other important stuff like installing new software or forgetting about virus protection programs that could ruin everything with one missing keystroke. Gatekeeper is a technology that Apple has created to ensure only trusted software runs on their Macs. Now, all apps are being checked for security issues and if an app needs permission before accessing user documents then it will be stopped by Gatekeepers protection which means no one but you can reactivate your lost or stolen MacBook! Approve with Apple Watch also lets users approve specific security prompts by simply tapping the side button on their Apple Watch.
Additional Features in macOS Catalina
- The new Find My app combines all of the features fromFind my iPhone and friends into one easy-to use, full featured application. When you download it on your device, it will help locate any missing Mac even if its offline or sleeping by sending out signals that can be detected by nearby Apple devices in use; then relaying this information to iCloud so a user could find their lost mac within minutes through an intuitive interface."
- Photos features a beautiful new browsing experience that intelligently showcases the user’s best pictures.
- The new Safari Start Page features Siri suggestions to help you elevate sites frequently visited, bookmarks and tabs from your favorite device. It also includes an article list that syncs with the one found on iPhone's Reading List feature as well as messages sent through iMessage so they can be read right when it happens!
- Mail in macOS Catalina adds the ability to block emails from a specified sender, mute an overly active thread and unsubscribe you from commercial mailing lists.
- Notes now has a brand new Gallery View, more powerful search tools and additional collaboration options.
- Reminders has been redesigned to make it easier for you to create, organize and track your reminders! The all-new interface will give an organized view of what needs doing with the reminder list.
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