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7 new security features Apple quietly announced at WWDC

Apple went big on privacy during its Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) keynote this week, showcasing features from on-device Siri audio processing to a new privacy dashboard for iOS that makes it easier than ever to see which apps are collecting your data and when. While typically vocal about security during the Memoji-filled, two-hour-long(!) keynote, the company also quietly introduced several new security and privacy-focused features during its WWDC developer sessions. We’ve rounded up so...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Google, Android, Security, Microsoft, Privacy, Siri, Tech, Ipads, Encryption, Software, Computing, Keychain, Monterey


Craig Federighi and Greg Joswiak Discuss iPadOS 15, macOS Monterey, Privacy, Shortcuts on Mac, and More

As is tradition, Apple executives Craig Federighi and Greg Joswiak joined Daring Fireball's John Gruber in an episode of The Talk Show to discuss several announcements that Apple made over this weeks WWDC, including iPadOS 15, macOS Monterey, and a large focus around privacy. Federighi kicks off the conversation discussing the common architecture, now thanks to Apple silicon, across all of Apple's devices and platforms ranging from the Mac to the Apple Watch. Federighi notes how this unity all...
Tags: Apple, Siri, Monterey, John Gruber, Craig Federighi, Federighi, Greg Joswiak, Joswiak, The Talk Show, Joz, John Gruber Craig Federighi Greg Joswiak


Top Stories: WWDC Recap With iOS 15, macOS Monterey, and More

Apple's big week has wrapped up, and there has been a lot to dig through in all of Apple's new software-related announcements. As usual, WWDC saw the introduction of Apple's next-generation operating system versions for all of its major platforms, along with a number of developer-focused announcements, but there were no hardware announcements on this year's agenda. In addition to this week's preview of all of the upcoming software changes, we also saw the official launch of Spatial Audio and ...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Mac, Intel, Top Stories, MacBook Air, Monterey, Facetime, Eddy Cue, MacBook Pro Mac, Hide My Email MacRumors Newsletter Each


macOS Monterey Features Dedicated Password Section in System Preferences, Built-In Authenticator and More

macOS Monterey makes several improvements to password management, positioning iCloud Keychain as an ideal password service to replace third-party services like Lastpass and 1Password. In System Preferences, there's a new "Passwords" section that houses all of your ‌iCloud‌ Keychain logins and passwords so they're easier to get to, edit, and manage. There's a similar Passwords section that's been on iOS for some time now, so now there's one streamlined way to access your passwords across Apple...
Tags: Apple, Google, Featured, Mac, Monterey, macOS Monterey


MacOS Monterey quietly brings a critical gaming feature to the Mac

Apple has confirmed that its new operating system, MacOS Monterey, will support Adaptive Sync. It will improve screen refresh rates and gaming performance.
Tags: Apple, News, Trends, Computing, Monterey


Maps in macOS Monterey: Interactive Globe, Detailed Terrain, 3D Landmarks, Updated Driving Features and More

Apple in iOS 15 overhauled the Maps app to add a much more detailed design in select areas, an interactive globe, improved driving directions, better transit info, and more, and all of those same changes are available in macOS Monterey. If you zoom all the way out in the Maps app you can get to an interactive globe view, which is new to Maps. You can rotate the globe and drill down into different areas around the world, and Apple has greatly enhanced the details you see for mountain ranges, d...
Tags: Apple, London, Featured, San Francisco, Monterey, Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco Los Angeles New York, Apple Park, macOS Monterey


macOS Monterey to Offer Smoother Gameplay With Support for Adaptive-Sync Displays on Newer Macs

As part of WWDC this week, Apple revealed that newer Macs will be gaining support for Adaptive-Sync external displays with variable refresh rates in macOS Monterey. Apple says Adaptive-Sync displays will be supported on any Mac with Apple silicon, like the M1 chip, as well as some recent Intel-based Macs. When a supported Adaptive-Sync display is connected to a compatible Mac, users will be able to enable Adaptive-Sync mode by selecting a new variable refresh rate option in System Preferences...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Intel, Amd, Monterey, NVIDIA G SYNC, macOS Monterey, Monterey Apple


Video: Top 5 Most Useful Features in iPadOS 15

iPadOS 15 is gaining almost all of the new features that were introduced in iOS 15, but there are also several updates that Apple introduced that are designed exclusively for the larger screen of the iPad or have been adopted from iOS 14. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Widgets can now be placed anywhere on the ‌iPad‌'s Home Screen, and technically this doesn't count as an iPadOS feature because it's something that Apple is bringing over from iOS. In iPadOS 14...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Safari, Monterey, MacRumors YouTube, iOS 15


Apple Working on Redesigned iCloud Mail for Web

Apple has begun testing a major redesign to the iCloud Mail experience on the web, bringing its webmail service more in line with recent design changes made in macOS Big Sur. The new design, currently in beta, reported first by 9to5mac, features a cleaner overall design and feel than the current public experience of ‌iCloud‌ Mail for the web. The current, soon-to-be previous version features thin typography, lighter colors, and design elements from iOS 7. Additionally, the new design allows u...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Rumors, Monterey


iOS 15 Reminders Gains New 'Smart List' Feature for Easily Filtering Reminders Based on Locations, Tags, and More

In iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and macOS Monterey, Apple is expanding the features built into the stock Reminders app, which received a major overhaul in 2019. With the new updates shipping this fall, users will be able to create "Smart Lists" that corral reminders based on different filters, such as their location, due date, flag, priority, and more. With the new functionality, users can create powerful lists that show reminders based only on several filters. For example, users may create a Smart Lis...
Tags: Apple, Monterey, Apple Developer Program, iOS 15, Monterey Apple


AirPlay will work between multiple Macs for wireless screen sharing

MacOS Monterey now allows the mirroring of content from Apple devices, including iPhones, iPads or Macs, to other Macs.
Tags: Apple, News, Trends, Computing, Monterey, Airplay, macOS, macOS Monterey


Apple Aiming to Eliminate Passwords With Face ID/Touch ID Passkeys

Apple is developing a new passkey feature that will allow customers to use Face ID and Touch ID-based account authentication in lieu of a password, Apple engineer Garrett Davidson explained today in a WWDC developer session (via CNET). "Passkeys in iCloud Keychain," a feature in iOS 15 and macOS Monterey, stores a new WebAuthn credential called a passkey in ‌iCloud‌ keychain. It's used instead of a password for account creation and login, with one-tap login. When you create an account using ...
Tags: Apple, Monterey, Cnet, Wwdc, Apple Inc, World Wide Web Consortium, Garrett Davidson


Apple Putting a Stop to Email Tracking Pixels With Mail Privacy Protection in iOS 15 and macOS Monterey

Tracking when you've opened up an email and what you've read is something that many companies and advertisers rely on for their marketing efforts, plus there are email clients out there designed to let users know when the emails they've sent have been opened up. Much of this tracking is facilitated by remote images that load when viewing an email, and some of it is even sneakier, with advertisers using invisible tracking pixels. Tracking pixels are hidden graphics that you might not see in an...
Tags: Apple, Google, Featured, Mail, Alex Austin, Monterey, Wall Street Journal, iOS 15, macOS Monterey, Monterey Apple


These MacOS Monterey features are exclusive to the newer M1 Macs

Apple’s incoming macOS Monterey update has some unique features in Facetime and Apple Maps, which those with Intel-based Macs won’t be able to enjoy.
Tags: Apple, News, Trends, Intel, Macbook, Computing, Monterey, Facetime, macOS, Apple M1, macOS Monterey


Apple's Craig Federighi Talks iOS 15 and macOS Monterey With YouTubers

Apple software engineering chief Craig Federighi this week did a series of interviews with YouTubers, sharing iOS 15 highlights and tidbits with them. Each YouTuber was able to ask Federighi targeted questions about the new update using FaceTime. Andru Edwards talked to Federighi about Apple's focus on togetherness with ‌iOS 15‌, iPadOS 15, and macOS Monterey features like SharePlay in ‌FaceTime‌ and Shared with You in Messages. "We have so many ideas that come up over time, over years. And t...
Tags: Apple, Monterey, Facetime, Craig Federighi, Federighi, Andru Edwards, Universal Control, Shareplay, Federighi With


FaceTime on iOS 15 Alerts You If You Try to Talk While Muted

The next time you try talking on a FaceTime call on iOS 15 with your microphone muted, iOS will provide you a subtle reminder to unmute your microphone so others can hear you. The new reminder, first spotted by The Verge, is part of a wider assortment of changes and new features coming to ‌FaceTime‌ with the release of ‌iOS 15‌, iPadOS 15, and macOS Monterey later this fall. Heightened by the global health crisis, millions have switched to working remotely via ‌FaceTime‌, Zoom, and other plat...
Tags: Apple, Monterey, Facetime, iOS 15


macOS Monterey to Support All-New Mail App Extensions, Plug-Ins Will Stop Functioning in Future Release

As part of WWDC this week, Apple introduced a new MailKit framework for macOS Monterey that enables developers to create Mail app extensions that block content, perform message and composing actions, and help with security. There will be four main categories of Mail app extensions, according to Apple:Compose: Extensions that provide new workflows when composing emails Actions: Extensions that apply custom rules to incoming emails, such as an email being color coded, moved to a separate inbox...
Tags: Apple, Monterey, Mac App Store, Apple Mail, macOS Monterey


Several macOS Monterey Features Unavailable on Intel-Based Macs (mac rumors)

While there are many great new features in macOS Monterey, several of them are not available on Intel-based Macs, according to Apple. On the macOS Monterey features page, fine print indicates that the following features require a Mac with the M1 chip, including any MacBook Air, 13-inch MacBook Pro, Mac mini, and iMac model released since November 2020:Portrait Mode blurred backgrounds in FaceTime videos Live Text for copying and pasting, looking up, or translating text within photos An in...
Tags: Apple, London, News, Intel, Earth, Google Earth, MacBook Air, Monterey, Facetime, Joe Rossignol, San Francisco Los Angeles New York, MacBook Pro Mac


Here are some macOS Monterey features the WWDC keynote didn’t mention (ars technica)

Enlarge / A promotional image of macOS Monterey. (credit: Apple) As is always the case with each Worldwide Developers Conference keynote, Apple's 90-minute presentation yesterday covered what Apple deems the biggest features of its new operating systems. But the company by no means covered every change coming to Macs. We've singled out a few changes that didn't get much fanfare yesterday but are nonetheless interesting or exciting for macOS or iOS users. This is by no means a complete list of ...
Tags: Apple, News, Monterey, Samuel Axon


macOS Monterey Allows You to Erase a Mac Without Needing to Reinstall the Operating System

It's been a few days since Apple announced macOS Monterey, and we continue to dig through new features that weren't mentioned during the WWDC keynote, including a much more convenient way of erasing a Mac. Following in the footsteps of the iPhone and iPad, the Mac has gained an "Erase All Content and Settings" option on macOS Monterey. The option allows you to erase all user data and user-installed apps from your Mac without needing to reinstall the macOS operating system, making it far easie...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Mac, Monterey, macOS Monterey


Newer Macs Can Use Another Mac as an External Display on macOS Monterey

One of the key new features of macOS Monterey is the ability to AirPlay content to a Mac from other Apple devices, such as an iPhone, iPad, or another Mac. According to the macOS Monterey features page, AirPlay to Mac works works both wirelessly or wired using a USB cable, with Apple noting that a wired connection is useful when you want to ensure that there's no latency or don't have access to a Wi-Fi connection. AirPlay to Mac also allows users to extend or mirror an Apple device's display ...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Mac, MacBook Air, Monterey, Macbook Pro, macOS Monterey


macOS Monterey Automatically Resizes Windows Moved to a Secondary Display

Apple announced macOS Monterey this week, and one small but convenient feature that went unmentioned during the WWDC keynote is automatic window resizing. As explained on the macOS Monterey features page, windows now automatically resize when they are moved from a Mac's built-in display to a secondary display, including an external monitor, another Mac, or an iPad using Sidecar. This feature should prove to be particularly useful when moving windows between a smaller MacBook display and a la...
Tags: Apple, Monterey, macOS Monterey


Several macOS Monterey Features Unavailable on Intel-Based Macs

While there are many great new features in macOS Monterey, several of them are not available on Intel-based Macs, according to Apple. On the macOS Monterey features page, fine print indicates that the following features require a Mac with the M1 chip, including any MacBook Air, 13-inch MacBook Pro, Mac mini, and iMac model released since November 2020:Portrait Mode blurred backgrounds in FaceTime videos Live Text for copying and pasting, looking up, or translating text within photos An inte...
Tags: Apple, London, Featured, Intel, Earth, Google Earth, MacBook Air, Monterey, Facetime, San Francisco Los Angeles New York, MacBook Pro Mac, macOS Monterey


'Spatialize Stereo' Feature in iOS 15 and macOS Monterey Simulates Spatial Audio for Non-Dolby Content

In iOS 15 and macOS Monterey betas, Apple has quietly included a new audio feature called "Spatialize Stereo" that takes any non-Dolby stereo mix and creates a virtual spatial audio environment out of it. The addition was first discovered by a Reddit user, who had this to say about it: I assumed that if they ever did this it would warrant at the very least a mention in a Keynote, but unless I completely missed it today I don't think they said anything about it! The greatest thing about this...
Tags: Apple, Reddit, Monterey, Dolby Atmos, Atmos, Control Center, iOS 15, AirPods Max, Atmos Spatial Audio, Control Center Long press


iOS 15 and macOS Monterey Introduce Ability to Capture 15-Second Gameplay Recordings Using a Game Controller

Apple's new iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and macOS Monterey software updates unveiled this week introduce the ability to capture and save the last 15 seconds of gameplay at any time by long pressing a designated button on a supported game controller. Instead of having to remember to start and stop a screen recording while playing a game, this optional new feature allows iPhone, iPad, and Mac users to capture 15-second highlight videos by simply long pressing the Share (or Create) button on a supported ...
Tags: Apple, Monterey, iOS 15, macOS Monterey


Apple Shares Daily WWDC Highlights on YouTube

The keynote event for Apple's digital Worldwide Developers Conference was yesterday, but WWDC spans an entire week and features all kinds of labs and engineering sessions for developers. Apple offers dozens of different sessions available in the Apple Developer app or the Apple Developer website, so Apple is providing short daily recaps with the most important highlights. The day two video focuses on developer tools like analyzing and classifying sounds, ShazamKit, the Screen Time API, Accessi...
Tags: Apple, Monterey, Wwdc, Apple Inc


Apple Announces macOS Monterey With Redesigned Safari, Handy Universal Control, And Much More!

For now, the macOS Monterey is only available to developers but will enter the public beta phase next month. The post Apple Announces macOS Monterey With Redesigned Safari, Handy Universal Control, And Much More! appeared first on ThinkComputers.org.
Tags: Apple, Mac, All News, Web News, Monterey, macOS


Safari on iOS 15 and macOS Monterey Automatically Upgrades Web Connections to HTTPS on Compatible Sites for Improved Security

On iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and macOS Monterey, Safari will automatically upgrade web connections for sites to the HTTPS protocol, in the case they're loaded in HTTP. The new feature largely went unnoticed during the WWDC keynote, but it is highlighted on the ‌macOS Monterey‌ and iOS/iPadOS 15 feature pages. Apple says that Safari now "automatically upgrades sites known to support HTTPS from insecure HTTP." Safari on ‌iOS 15‌, ‌macOS Monterey‌, and iPadOS 15 all received major redesigns, includin...
Tags: Apple, Safari, Monterey, iOS 15, macOS Monterey


How Universal Control on macOS Monterey works

It’s just a good use of technologies Apple had already built.
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Everything Apple Announced at Today's WWDC 2021 Keynote in 9 Minutes

Today's WWDC keynote event saw Apple introduce iOS 15, iPadOS 15, macOS Monterey, watchOS 8, and tvOS 15, all of which have exciting new features that will make the Apple ecosystem better than ever. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. For those that did not get a chance to see the keynote event and don't want to spend close to two hours watching it later, we've condensed everything Apple announced into nine minutes, providing a quick overview of everything notable. I...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Mac, Australia, Spain, Tai Chi, Italy, Portugal, Monterey, Facetime, Wwdc, Apple Inc, MacRumors YouTube, Memoji, EXIF Metadata, Monterey Apple



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