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Apple details its latest desktop operating system: macOS Sierra

Engadget Engadget 13/06/2016 Edgar Alvarez
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It wouldn't be WWDC without Apple detailing a new version of OS X. Oh wait, scratch that: Cupertino's desktop operating system is now named macOS, as had been rumored in recent weeks. But there's more than a rebranding on tap for today. For starters, Apple's bringing Siri to the Mac, giving users hands-free access to their computer. There's a new feature called Auto Unlock too, which will allow you to unlock your Mac with via the Apple Watch.

The trend here is clear, and that's to make things easier for you -- especially if you're invested in Apple's ecosystem. With that in mind, Craig Federighi, the company's senior vice president of software engineering, also took the stage to reveal Universal Clipboard. That tidbit is exactly what it sounds like: you can copy and paste text and URLs between macOS and iOS devices.


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