During this WWDC 2023, Apple decided to use Sonoma, which is rich in wine in California, as the official name of the new macOS 14 operating system, and through the linkage between Apple Silicon processor and software, users can use iOS more easily. App on the website, and even invited the famous game producer Hideo Kojima to stand on the platform, emphasizing the development goal of expanding the layout of the game market.
The new version of macOS 14 Sonoma still emphasizes platform integration and linkage features, including the ability to use iOS gadgets and shortcuts on the Mac, and even use the gadgets on the Mac without downloading and installing the same app as the iPhone. Linked, and the process does not need to turn on the phone.
On the other hand, Apple also announced the update of the Safari browser function, and allows users to open the Web App in the Safari browser and store it directly in the desktop and Dock interface, so that it can be opened and used at any time later, and the opening speed is almost the same as that when opening the App. , so as to attract more developers to create application services.
The biggest update this time is naturally Apple’s determination to develop the game market. It even invited the famous game producer Hideo Kojima to stand on the platform, and announced that “Death Stranding Director’s Edition” will be available on Mac models before the end of this year. It is also powered by MetalFX Upscaling Technology production, and games such as “No Man’s Sky” (No Man’s Sky) and “Stray Cat” (Stray) will also enter Mac models. Games that run on the x86 hardware architecture environment are migrated to Mac models.
Even Apple has added game mode options, allowing users to run games more smoothly with higher CPU and GPU performance, and can play with Sony or Microsoft game platform compatible controllers, as well as earphone accessories such as AirPods.
Other parts include using machine learning to improve the interactive experience of online video conferencing, including making it easier for users to conduct online presentations, and corresponding to Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex, and services including Zoom and FaceTime.
As for Apple’s iOS 17 and iPadOS 17 updates this time, some of them have also added the new version of macOS 14 Sonoma, including text error correction, a wake-up function simplified to “Siri”, etc. Form images drive immersive experience.
macOS 14 Sonoma will also provide a developer preview test version from now on. It is expected to provide a public test version to general consumers in July, and the official version is expected to be released in autumn.
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