Apple today took the wraps off macOS 10.14: Mojave. The new macOS update brings a lot of new useful features to the OS, adding core features that will improve the general desktop experience. Apple also gave developers a peek at the OS’ feature — the company is combining the iOS app platform with Mac’s app platform. By adapting apps built with iOS’ UIKit to work well on the Mac. It will be available for developers in 2019, but some of the new apps on macOS Mojave are iOS apps running on the Mac — including the new News, Stocks, Home, and Voice Memos apps.
And here’s everything coming with macOS Mojave later this year.
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Apple is giving the App Store a new look, with a new Discover section where users can discover new apps, and other apps categorized by Create, Work, Play, and Develop. Product pages are being redesigned with video previews, apps ranks, Editor’s Choice, ratings and reviews, as well as a new rating API for Mac apps. In other news, Microsoft is bringing Office 365 apps and Adobe is bringing Creative Cloud to the Mac App Store.
Like iOS 12, the developer beta for macOS Mojave will be available later today.
<blockquote><a href="#281057"><em>In reply to MikeGalos:</em></a></blockquote><p>We'll see what that really means when and if it's actually implemented in non-beta form. Being able to run iOS apps on the MacOS isn't equivalent to the two OS's "merging". The same question about the business case for Android apps on Chromebooks applies here as well: Will such a capability lead to more sales of either iPhones or Macs?</p>
<blockquote><a href="#281057"><em>In reply to MikeGalos:</em></a></blockquote><p>You are clueless. They are just making their already great ecosystem, just that much better. </p><p><br></p><p>Seriously take the best of iOS and MacOS and make them cross compatible where it makes sense. Like the News apps just as an example. </p><p><br></p><p>This is not different from Microsoft or others. The HUGE difference is that Microsoft does not have a mobile platform so they do it on others mobile platforms. Edge on iOS and Android with syncing of stuff all around.</p>