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macOS 10.14 getting dark mode, Apple News, and possibly cross-device apps

macOS 10.14 getting dark mode, Apple News, and possibly cross-device apps

While macOS already features an optional dark mode it now only applies to the dock and menu bar rather than program interfaces, but Mojave will enable users to darken every part of the OS, including System Preferences, Messages, Mail, Photos, Apple Music and Xcode. Apple said the new features have been "inspired by pros" but are designed for everyone. That should make it far less time-consuming to bring iOS apps to the Mac App Store - which Apple just completely redesigned, by the way.

From a Dark Mode to new security and privacy measures, we've outlined what's new in macOS Mojave and when you can get it.

Other new features include, screenshots with on-screen control for ' easy access to every screenshot option and new video recording capabilities'; Continuity Camera allows Mac users to take a picture or scan a document nearby with their iPhone or iPad and have it appear instantly on their Mac; and markup tools integrated into Finder, Quick Look and Screenshots.

Apple has brought apps from iOS to macOS Mojave, including News, Stocks, Voice Memos and Home, the app's configurations and features are synced with their iOS counterparts over iCloud. You'll also be able to see which Mac apps are most popular with top charts. On macOS 10.14 Mojave, Apple is bringing dark mode to Xcode, which has been particularly lauded by developer community.

Also, Group FaceTime is also integrated into the current FaceTime app that supports up to 32 participants in a single session. One rumour that did get confirmed pertains to macOS.

For example: A new AR app called Measure lets users gauge the size of objects in the real world-like the suitcase that Apple exec Craig Federighi measured on stage using the app. There are brand new tabs to Discover, Create, Work, Play, and Develop with curated app collections based on specific purposes. Desktop Stacks keep themselves automatically updated, and it's easy to manipulate them by adding, removing or scrubbing through files.

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Further, the iCloud syncing feature will also allow the users to consistent conversations across all the Apple devices. Also, transformations in Apple's voice assistant " Siri " this year, remains a topic of speculation at WWDC 2018.

Other additions to the 10.14 update see Apple looking to add in an Apple News application for desktop.

In Mojave, screenshots will now drop a small thumbnail at the bottom of the screen and users will be able to immediately edit them, much like in iOS.

Safari will also be updated to prevent web cookies from tracking you across the internet.

≡ In Safari, enhanced Intelligent Tracking Prevention helps block social media "Like" or "Share" buttons and comment widgets from tracking users without permission. That change might make things easier in the future, but for now, when iOS apps start making their way to the Mac in 2019, users shouldn't need a new Mac to get them running.

The operating system's App Store will also be updated. In addition, the new apps adhere with the new data protection act and will ask users before accessing the Mac camera and microphone.

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