Saturday, 24 June, 2017

MacOS 10.13 High Sierra Focuses on Performance, Launches Fall 2017

Lori Graves | 06 June, 2017, 06:57

It will bring a number of new features, and will be supported by all Macs that support the existing OS, 10.12 Sierra.

Users with multiple Apple devices know the struggle of managing messages across iOS and macOS.

Safari is getting a major update, making it "the world's fastest desktop browser" in the new OS. It will be the default file system, being optimized for latest-generation storage - like SSDs. Photos will now synchronize users automatically across devices as well.

Apple's Photos app also includes interface enhancements including a new sidebar as well as better filters in search.

Apple is expected to unveil new features for its Apple Watch as its Worldwide Developers Conference kicks off on Monday.

Within the Photos app, Apple has added many tools for editing such curves so users can "fine tune" their photos within the app, as well as selective colour so users can modify colours.

Countless refinements have been made to system apps like Photos, Safari, Mail, Siri, Notes, Spotlight, and more.

But we're more interested in two new features that are coming in the new browser.

Apple is taking a stand against autoplay video.

App Enhancements - Apps that will see improvements in High Sierra include Safari, Mail, and Photos.

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To combat some of the internet's more frustrating tendencies, Safari received support for "intelligent tracking prevention", preventing online advertisers from tracking your viewing history and serving you ads.

"It provides better debugging and performance analysis tools - we've taken the Mac window server and put it on Metal", said Federighi.

Apple has officially revealed iOS 11, the next major update available for the iPhone and iPad. iOS 11 has added an array of new features, from person to person ApplePay payments to an enhanced Siri and fully redesigned App Store.

Video has evolved from H.264 to keep up with the spread of 4K HDR video, so Apple now supports H.265 codecs for maximum quality in playback.

Google, one of Apple's chief competitors, has also been working on ad-blocking technology.

Metal 2 is even faster than the original version, offering up to 10 times quicker draw call throughput.

One of the biggest changes is a heap of new support for VR technologies.

The newest version of MacOS contains the foundations for high-end virtual reality. High Sierra lets developers create interactive and immersive virtual reality experience on the Mac for the very first time that will work with the HTC Vive and Unreal Engine for VR. Stick to this article for more information on where to attain this update if you've not already done so.

Furthermore, High Sierra is set to be available as a free update this fall, for everyone who has Sierra on their devices.

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