Big Sur has been in beta since WWDC, and it’s bringing several aesthetic changes and under the hood to update Apple’s operating system. And, of course, Apple is dropping the old OS X moniker it has used for two decades; MacOS matches best with naming the rest of the company’s suite of software.
Among the noticeable changes, the user interface looks like much more Like iOS In its icons and the use of transparencies. There is a control center that mimics that found on mobile devices; The same goes for the new media center. Heck, you can even use iOS style tools.
But perhaps the most significant change is support for Apple’s new ARM-based processors, incl Powerful M1 chip In the new MacBook AirAnd the MacBook ProAnd and Mac mini. Of course, the people who buy these computers will not need to upgrade.
Posted on November 13, 2020 – 05:20 UTC