Tuesday, 19 June, 2018

Mac App Store to Get Redesign in macOS Mojave

Looks like macOS 10.14 will have a new dark mode and an Apple News app		
		
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   	8 hours Looks like macOS 10.14 will have a new dark mode and an Apple News app Anthony Ha @ 8 hours
Olivia Ford | 06 June, 2018, 02:46

Now Mac users can toggle between two color schemes for their desktop displays.

A much-anticipated feature which was launched was Dark Mode for the latest version of macOS. As for third-party apps, Apple will be making the API available if they wish to include it in their apps as well.

Another new visual feature in Mojave is "Dynamic Desktop", which changes the desktop wallpaper based on the time of day. Now, the feature is being revamped to make a system-wide change.

Stacks can also be customised so users can sort files by type or by other attributes such as date, size and tags.

Dark Mode was the first new tool shown onstage by Craig Federighi, Apple's senior vice president of software engineering.

On macOS Mojave, when you take a screenshot, it will appear in the lower right corner and when you click it, you will get that markup option.

To supplement the Gallery View, and all other views, Finder now includes a new sidebar, which provides metadata and useful file information, depending on what's selected. Quick Look has been updated as well with a similar Quick Actions set up to edit files without ever opening them.

With macOS Mojave, the familiar application namely, News, Stocks, Voice Memos and Home have traveled from iPhone to Macs.

I asked Federighi whether the fact that iPhones and Macs run on different chip architectures would impact how the same app runs across both devices.

The developer's tweet also highlights that the video shows an Apple News app icon in the dock. Here's a look at some of the best new macOS 10.14 Mojave features.

Apple is also adding some new apps to its Mac operating system with users able to access News, Stocks, Voice Memos and Home straight from their PC.

But while the addition of a Dark Mode and Stacks in macOS are the more flashy features announced earlier today, the one that has developers all giddy is the addition of new features to the app developer framework to support iOS apps on the macOS desktop in the future. This new update will encompass a host of features which will help users curb smartphone overuse.

Redesigned Mac App Store with focus on curation, along with dedicated tabs for Discover, Create, Work, Play, and Develop.

It's been many years since the Mac App Store has been given some love, so it's fair to say this design overhaul is long overdue.

MacOS can be a bright operating system, in the literal sense.

Apple has announced the next major update to macOS at WWDC 2018, called macOS Mojave.

A new update to Safari will see the addition of Intelligent Tracking Prevention, which will stop social media buttons such as "Like" and "Share" that are commonly found on websites from tracking users without their permission. Users will be able to lock down access to their camera, location, microphone, cookies, messaging history, and more.

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