Apple granted patent for a music user interface

Apple granted patent for a music user interface

Apple has filed for a patent (number 20190163329) for a music user interface that hints at upcoming tweaks to its iTunes interface. The company is expected to preview new Music and Podcast apps for macOS at this week’s Worldwide Developer Conference; this could be related, although the patent also involves iOS.

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Apple: pointer support in iOS 13, iPadOS will have appeal beyond accessibility

Apple: pointer support in iOS 13, iPadOS will have appeal beyond accessibility

Sarah Herrlinger, director of Global Accessibility Policy & Initiatives at Apple, tells TechCrunch’s Steven Aquino that the company realizes that mouse/pointer support in iPadOS and iOS 13 will appeal to a wide range of folks though it’s primarily implemented as an accessibility feature. 

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More news tidbits from the 2019 Apple WorldwideDeveloper Conference

More news tidbits from the 2019 Apple WorldwideDeveloper Conference

On the new Mac Power Users podcast, Doug, Brooks, the product manager for the 2019 Mac Pro (arriving this fall), says the high-end desktop will have a trickle down effect for all Apple’s pro products. “You're going to see the benefits and the implications of that team across all of our Mac products and our pro products,” he said.

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The 'cheese grater' Mac Pro is back (kinda) and accompanied by a 32-inch display

The 'cheese grater' Mac Pro is back (kinda) and accompanied by a 32-inch display

The “cheese grater” Mac Pro is back. Or at least its descendant is. To the delight of pro users, Apple introduced the all-new Mac Pro, a completely redesigned workstation for pros at today’s Worldwide Developer Conference. It also unveiled the Apple Pro Display XDR, which I have to admit is pricier than I anticipated.

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macOS Catalina breaks up iTunes, will add Sidecar, and more

macOS Catalina breaks up iTunes, will add Sidecar, and more

At today’s Worldwide Developer Conference keynote, Apple gave us a sneak peak at the upcoming macOS Catalina, the latest version of its desktop operating system. The upgrade will replace iTunes with Apple Music, Apple Podcasts, and Apple TV apps.

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iOS 13 will add Dark Mode, advanced Photo and Camera features, more

iOS 13 will add Dark Mode, advanced Photo and Camera features, more

Apple previewed iOS 13 at today’s Worldwide Developer Conference keynote. The operating system update introduces a new look with Dark Mode and new ways to browse and edit photos, sign in to apps and websites, and navigate the world with an all-new map. 

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The iPad gets its own operating system -- with mouse support (updated)

The iPad gets its own operating system -- with mouse support (updated)

During today’s Worldwide Developer Conference keynote, Apple previewed iPadOS, an operating system with a new name to recognize the distinctive experience of the iPad. It builds on the same foundation as iOS, adding new capabilities and features specific to the large display and versatility of the tablet.

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