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    1. Allan Added by Allan Allan
      We were all excited for Apple WWDC 2018 for some updates on mac OS, and also expecting some hardware announcements along to get improved support for latest CPU and GPU hardware. Unfortunately there were no hardware announcements 😟, but we got a nice update from macOS in the name of Mojave (10.14) 😀 (even though its expected every year, but this year they introduced many new user oriented features which are really useful in our day to day activities). It is coming this fall!
       
      The new macOS Mojave has full of features!

       
      Here are a list of the new features:
      Complete Dark mode It applies to entire interface Wallpaper changes dynamically in dark mode

      Revamped Mac App Store Redesigned interface similar to iOS with focus on curation, new sidebar for moving throughout categories Includes dedicated tabs for Discover, Create, Work, Play, and Develop. Video previews New apps Apple News, Voice Memos, Home and Stocks Dynamic Desktop Makes your desktop subtly change through the day Desktop stacks Auto organizing your desktop easier by arranging files on the desktop by tag, date, type, and more Can scrub files inside stack with a mouse over

      More security controls Intelligent tracking prevention Safari – Can disable social buttons such as like and share, as well as comment sections
      Greater protection about how apps handle your data, including Camera, Microphone, and sensitive parts of the file system such as mail, messages, and backups
      Misc enhancements Continuity Camera – Capture a photo or video on your iPhone and it will appear on Mac Finder includes new Gallery view with a big preview window and scroll bar along the bottom
      When you screenshot, a new thumbnail in the lower-right corner will popup with markup options, save, delete, and share
      Quick Look, which appears when you tap the spacebar on a file, is now more expansive with features such as markup, crop, and rotate, and trim videos
      A new side bar shows full metadata and includes quick actions like routing, markup, and more
      Side bar is contextual and changes based on file type, such as PDF, images, and documents
      Automator actions in the quick actions menu let you make custom buttons for side bar, such as watermarking a PDF

      Metal GPU offers speed improvements of more than 20x
      iOS Apps on MacOS
      Apple announced its plan to bring UIKit to the Mac as a multi-year project
       Apple is testing the new cross-platform frameworks with its own stock apps
      Currently they ported Stocks, Home and News app from iOS
      It will be available to third-party developers in 2019
      Apple said they are not merging macOS with iOS and more  
      For in depth information, please follow this link: macOS Mojave Preview
       
      If you have an account at Apple Developers, you'll be ready to donwload it right now. 😉
       
      Here are the links:
      Developer Users
      Beta Users
       
      Our crew already playing with the new macOS, and will share their findings in order to help you guys running latest macOS.
      Here is a small update from one of our crew member: Beta status
       
      We will update you as we progress.
       
      If you would like to run this preview, and need support then post it here: Get preview support
       
      What do you think about update ? Let us know in comments. 
       
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