Apple has released its latest version of Macintosh Operating System, the MacOS Mojave version 10.14. Apple announced about this update in its June 2018 event.
MacOS Mojave Gets Its Name
If you are Apple person, you must know that Apple’s conventional nomenclature. The company names its Mac versions after the California locations. The convention first started in 2014 and the first name was OS X Yosemite. Mojave is a natural reserve in the area between Los Angeles and Las Vegas, Nevada. In 2015, Apple also decided to call mac operating system as macOS.
Cost of Mac Mojave
Mac Mojave is absolutely free and you do not need to pay for getting the latest version. All you need to do it update your operating system. If it is compatible to receive the update, then you can download and install the update for free.
Which Macs Will Get The Mojave Update?
Check the following Macs which are entitled to receive the new update :
- MacBook (Early 2015 or newer)
- MacBook Air (Mid 2012 or newer)
- MacBook Pro (Mid 2012 or newer)
- Mac mini (Late 2012 or newer)
- iMac (Late 2012 or newer)
- iMac Pro (2017)
- Mac Pro (Late 2013, plus mid-2010 and mid-2012 models with recommended Metal-capable GPU)
Macs which are not in the list can continue to use MacOS Sierra and Sierra High
Important New Features
- Dark Mode which is the integral part of the dynamic display.
- Continuity Camera
- Desktop Stacks
- Dynamic Desktop
- Improved Finder
- Updated Safari where users can now enable favicons for their sites and perform many more features.
- Screenshot Markup
- It has also included access permissions for microphone and webcam.
All the features have been described in details in separate articles for your convenience. Do read them to get a handy guidelines.
What Are The New Apps in MacOS Mojave?
macOS Mojave has integrated three new applications in its ecosystem. The three apps are Apple News, Stocks, Voice Memos. In addition to this, is a new Home application that will be necessary for regulating IoT gadgets. Besides, some already existing apps have received major revamps and redesigns such as the iOS App Store.
Apart from the above mentioned changes, a plethora of minor changes and improvements in security, system performances have been incorporated.
That’s all for now. We shall update the article as and when new features are explored.