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MacOS Mojave will officially be the last release to support 32-bit apps

17 days ago   |   By 9to5Mac

Apple has announced that its upcoming macOS Mojave release for Macs will officially be the last to support 32-bit apps.
The company made the announcement after unveiling macOS Mojave at WWDC earlier this week, sharing the news on 32-bit apps with developers following the keynote event.
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Apple will automate iOS app porting to macOS, but won't make touchscreen Macs

Apple will automate iOS app porting to macOS, but won't make touchscreen Macs

17 days ago   |   By VentureBeat

Following Apple's confirmation at WWDC yesterday that the 2019 release of macOS will support ports of third-party iOS apps - a process that's already underway in macOS Mojave with a handful of first-party apps - Apple software chief Craig Federighi offered early details to Wired on how the porting process to Macs will work...
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Craig Federighi Talks Bringing iOS Apps to macOS, Reiterates No Plans for Touchscreen Macs

Craig Federighi Talks Bringing iOS Apps to macOS, Reiterates No Plans for Touchscreen Macs

17 days ago   |   By Mac Rumors

In a new interview with Wired today, Apple senior vice president of software engineering Craig Federighi discussed yesterday's WWDC keynote, particularly touching upon the company's years-long plan to bring some iOS apps to macOS. In a memorable keynote moment, when Federighi mentioned users constantly asking if Apple would merge iOS and macOS, a giant "No" appeared on screen behind him.
However, the company did detail a plan to take key framework elements from iOS and UIKit and adapt them for macOS, resulting in tools that will let third-party developers easily port iPhone and iPad apps...
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Following iOS 11, macOS Mojave no longer supports system wide Facebook or Twitter logins

Following iOS 11, macOS Mojave no longer supports system wide Facebook or Twitter logins

17 days ago   |   By 9to5Mac

Last year with iOS 11 , Apple removed support for system wide logins for Facebook and Twitter. However, the company retained support on macOS High Sierra .
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OpenGL and OpenCL to be depreciated in iOS 12 and macOS Mojave

OpenGL and OpenCL to be depreciated in iOS 12 and macOS Mojave

17 days ago   |   By iMore

Apple pushing Metal over OpenGL and OpenCL
A new macOS is upon us and Mojave is packed with new features sure to delight consumers and aficionados alike. The WWDC 2018 keynote showed the grounds being made in AR and using the Metal graphics framework for its development. This push has also prompted Apple to depreciate both the OpenGL and OpenGL frameworks.
Why depreciate OpenGL and OpenCL
The inherent benefits of Metal
How this affects the end user
What's your take?
Why depreciate OpenGL and OpenCL
Apple wants to ensure that in the future, all applications that use the OpenGL standard...
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Craig Federighi elaborates on bringing iOS apps to Mac, says 'some aspects of app porting will be automated'

Craig Federighi elaborates on bringing iOS apps to Mac, says 'some aspects of app porting will be automated'

17 days ago   |   By 9to5Mac

Apple's VP of software engineering, Craig Federighi, answered the question of whether the company was working on merging iOS and macOS with a huge “No.” on stage at WWDC yesterday. However, he went on to explain that Apple is in the middle of a multi-year project to bring UIKit iOS apps to its desktop platform .
Now, Wired was able to get some more clarity from Federighi on how Apple will make this happen, including some details on what developers can expect.
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Apple Will Not Support 32-Bit Apps Beyond macOS Mojave

Apple Will Not Support 32-Bit Apps Beyond macOS Mojave

17 days ago   |   By Ubergizmo

Apple unveiled the next iteration of its macOS at the Worldwide Developers Conference 2018 yesterday. The newest version of macOS is called Mojave and it brings a handful of features to the platform. It has now been confirmed that Mojave will be the last version of macOS to support 32-bit apps. It's going to significantly accelerate the phasing out of 32-bit apps.
Apple announced support for 64-bit apps with Mac OS Leopard back in 2007 and it has gradually been phasing out 32-bit apps since then. Apple vice president of software Sebastien Marineau confirmed at the WWDC State of the Union...
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Apple's macOS 10.14 Mojave cuts the number of supported Macs

Apple's macOS 10.14 Mojave cuts the number of supported Macs

17 days ago   |   By Tech Radar

Apple has been traditionally known to support old models of its Macs, iPhones and iPads with its latest software, but with macOS 10.14 Mojave , that amount of supported devices will shrink a bit. These details were found within the release notes of the macOS 10.14 developer beta by AppleInsider. To give some context, Apple's current version of macOS, 10.13 High Sierra , supports Macs and MacBooks released as far back as 2010 and 2009 in some cases. However, with macOS 10.14 Mojave, Macs from before 2012 won't be supported, unless they are an iMac Pro. This contrasts with Apple's WWDC 2018...
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