Apple's Craig Federighi debuted the operating system update, getting straight to the good stuff, with features like Dark Mode confirmed following previous rumors. And explore a completely redesigned Mac App Store.
Apple is also adding another feature to improve the way things look with a clever new Dynamic Desktop that automatically changes the desktop picture to match the time of day. Now, the feature is being revamped to make a system-wide change.
Apple has released a new App Store Connect app for iOS, appearing to replace the ageing iTunes Connect app that allows developers to manage their applications submitted to the App Store.
Apple also said the new features will be made available later this month as part of the iOS 12 public beta, including Activity Reports, App Limits and new Do Not Disturb and Notifications controls created to help customers reduce interruptions and manage screen time for themselves and their families.
macOS Mojave will be available as a public beta in late June, it will be available as a free software update for Macs introduced in mid-2012 or later, and 2010/2012 Mac Pro models with recommended Metal-capable graphics. With a single app for all machines, Mac, iPad and iPhone users will get new features at the same time.
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The Stocks app on macOS will show stocks and business articles curated by Apple News editors. There have also been some improvements made to taking screenshots in macOS Mojave. It lets them set limits on how much time their kids can spend on any given app.
The imminent versions of software powering Mac PCs and iPhones will restrict the usage of the purported cookies from Facebook "like" feature that can track individuals from one networking platform to another, stated Apple. 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.
Security and privacy is another big focus of macOS 10.4, with Apple enhancing Safari's Intelligent Tracking Prevention to block social media "Like" or "Share" buttons and with comments widgets (gulp) from tracking users without permission. Apple is standardizing certain features across iOS and macOS so that developers won't have to re-code functions like copy and paste, or scrolling, or windows resizing.