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Apple’s universal purchases will change how you buy and use apps

Apple is laying the groundwork to make it easier for developers to distribute their apps across all of Apple’s platforms. Included in Wednesday’s big batch of beta updates, Apple introduced a new
Apple Finally Makes App Purchases Universal Across All Devices

Apple Finally Makes App Purchases Universal Across All Devices

Apple usually waits until its annual Worldwide Developers Conference to make huge App Store changes, but software Christmas came early this year. The company just announced that effective March, devs
Apple Planning New Mac Catalyst Resources to Help Devs Create 'Amazing Mac Experiences'

Apple Planning New Mac Catalyst Resources to Help Devs Create 'Amazing Mac Experiences'

In macOS Catalina, Apple introduced Mac Catalyst, an initiative designed to make it simple for developers to port their iPad apps over to the Mac App Store with minimal work. Mac Catalyst is still new
The Mac is becoming more like the iPad, but is it losing its soul along the way?

The Mac is becoming more like the iPad, but is it losing its soul along the way?

Apple wants to make it easier for designers to bring iOS apps to the Mac. But Apple’s own ported apps have had a shaky start.

Developers Say Porting iPad Apps to Mac with Catalyst Not Easy, Customers Burdened with Double Charges

Apple has been touting the Catalyst feature for Mac since quiet some time. The Project Catalyst aims at helping developers port iPad Apps into Mac apps. The company has been stressing on how easy it
Some Developers Facing 'Several Problems' Porting iPad Apps to the Mac With Catalyst [Updated]

Some Developers Facing 'Several Problems' Porting iPad Apps to the Mac With Catalyst [Updated]

One of macOS Catalina's biggest new features for developers is Mac Catalyst—initially known as Project Catalyst—which Apple says makes porting iPad apps to the Mac as easy as checking a box in

Apple’s Project Catalyst Team and Third-Party Developers Converse About Challenges, Scope, Future

We have been hearing about Apple’s attempt to bring in a unified app platform for Mac and iOS devices from quite some time. Initially, the project was dubbed Marzipan and Apple finally named it
Catalyst deep dive: The future of Mac software according to Apple and devs

Catalyst deep dive: The future of Mac software according to Apple and devs

The people already using Catalyst tell Ars what Mac users and devs should expect.
Catalyst deep dive: The future of Mac software according to Apple and devs

Catalyst deep dive: The future of Mac software according to Apple and devs

The people already using Catalyst tell Ars what Mac users and devs should expect.

How to prepare your Mac for macOS Catalina public beta

The macOS Catalina public beta is here, and you can go ahead and install it on you Mac. But should you? Here's how to keep your Mac safe if you do. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple

First macOS Catalina public beta is finally here

You no longer have to be a registered Apple developer to get macOS Catalina on your Mac. Apple seeded out the first public beta for macOS 10.15 this morning, just one week after the company released

Catalyst versions of Messages and Shortcuts on the way to macOS

Apple is working to bring new versions of Messages and Shortcuts to Mac, according to code discovered in the latest beta of macOS 10.15 Catalina. The code was uncovered by developer Steve

Apple’s first apps ported from iOS get more ‘Mac-like’

The first four applications Apple ported from iOS to macOS Mojave last year met with a certain amount of criticism for feeling like they were still iPad software. An Apple executive has promised these

Twitter for Mac will be way better than just an iPad port

Twitter recently promised to bring its iPad application to macOS, and the now the company says this will have Mac-specific features, like support for multiple, resizable windows The re-release of this
What is Project Catalyst? Here’s everything you need to know

What is Project Catalyst? Here’s everything you need to know

If you follow Apple news, you may be wondering, "What is Project Catalyst anyway?" This important Apple project is all about creating apps that can work on iPads and Macs interchangeably.
Craig Federighi on iPad's Long-Awaited External Drive Support: 'We're Willing to Acknowledge the 1990s'

Craig Federighi on iPad's Long-Awaited External Drive Support: 'We're Willing to Acknowledge the 1990s'

On the latest episode of the AppStories podcast, MacStories editor-in-chief Federico Viticci sat down with Apple's software engineering chief Craig Federighi to discuss WWDC 2019 announcements,
The new Mac Pro was the only way to save the Mac from the iPad’s killing blow

The new Mac Pro was the only way to save the Mac from the iPad’s killing blow

The Mac Pro and the iPad were in the spotlight this year at WWDC 2019. Why? Well, the two products paint an interesting picture about the future of both platforms and where Apple is headed with them.
iPad Apps Are Coming to the Mac With Apple's Project Catalyst

iPad Apps Are Coming to the Mac With Apple's Project Catalyst

While the Mac and iPad remain distinct products, Apple continues to bridge the gap between its desktop and mobile platforms. In 2014, for example, it introduced Continuity features like Handoff and

Sketchnotes breeze through WWDC 2019’s biggest surprises

The WWDC 2019 keynote came packed with exciting announcements. As in past years, I ended up with four pages of drawings in my notebook. I sketched out the biggest new features coming to tvOS 13, iOS