Published on : Feb 13, 2018
Apple has taken the decision of switching up things for the release of major updates this year. It has asked its development team to hold back features that are not enough refined. While you could still expect macOS 10.14 and iOS 12 this fall, there might be a slightly shorter version of the WWDC keynote than in earlier years. Popular sources have reported that the company is concentrating on iOS 12’s stability. Apple developers could now take over two years to work on new features.
iPhone X users could expect more Animojis, and so could users of the new iPad Pro if it gets a Face ID camera. Apple may also be working on a FaceTime update that will allow users to call multiple people in one go.
Rumors say iOS Developers could Port iOS Apps to Mac
What’s more? Apple will allow you to share your AR view with multiple users. Imagine a board game working with multiple iOS devices. However, the wait could be yearlong for iPad users as big new features such as Split View and tab integration are expected to release in 2019. Then there’s the mother of all updates: iPad and iPhone apps from third-party developers are prophesied to be released on macOS. There are not much details on this front, neither it’s clear whether iOS interfaces could be seen on macOS.
The chances of using iOS frameworks such as UIKit on macOS seem to be more likely, however. This rumor could point out that Apple may by trying to merge the Mac and iOS App Stores for users to purchase an app only once and use it on a Mac, an iPad, and an iPhone.