November 30, 2023

Every week after releasing macOS Sonoma 14.1 beta 2, Apple is already seeding macOS 14.1 beta 3 to builders. Among the many modifications, there’s a tweak for Apple Music, as you don’t “love” songs anymore however favourite them.

That is a part of a broader route Apple is including with iOS 17.1 beta, as Apple Music now permits you to favourite songs, albums, playlists, and artists. With that, your favourite music is mechanically added to your library, enhancing your suggestion.

As well as, there’s a brand new dislike icon if you don’t need a track to be performed typically. Different modifications, equivalent to creating covers and seeing track credit score, are nonetheless unavailable. We’re additionally ready for Apple to assist collaborative playlists, a delayed characteristic from iOS 17/macOS Sonoma’s first launch.

Picture supply: José Adorno for BGR

Moreover this modification with macOS Sonoma 14.1 beta 2, let’s recap what’s new with macOS Sonoma.

This replace focuses on videoconferencing features. Presenter Overlay retains you a part of the dialog when sharing your display screen on a video name. You may select between two overlays, massive and small. Whereas the big overlay retains the spotlighting you, together with your display screen framed subsequent to you on a separate layer, the small choice places you on a small bubble floating on the presentation.

There’s even a new screen-sharing picker that allows you to share an app and even a number of apps when on a video name, and together with your Studio Show or iPhone as a digicam, you may alter the body with zoom and pan controls or use Recenter to mechanically place your self within the middle of the body in a name.

macOS Sonoma added Sport Mode, which mechanically provides video games high precedence on the CPU and GPU of your Mac, decreasing utilization for background duties whereas dramatically decreasing latency with wi-fi equipment.

As well as, this new working system brings new slow-motion display screen savers of “breathtaking” areas from around the globe. Whenever you log in, they seamlessly turn out to be your desktop wallpaper. As well as, you may lastly place widgets in your desktop out of your widget gallery.

These widgets are interactive, and with Continuity, you may add your iPhone widgets to your desktop with out having to put in the corresponding apps in your Mac. As well as, if you open an app or window or use Stage Supervisor, widgets fade into the background so you may think about the duty.

Alongside macOS Sonoma 14.1 beta 3 accessible to builders, Apple can also be releasing the third beta of iPadOS 17.1, iOS 17.1, watchOS 10.1, and tvOS 17.1. 

BGR will replace this text once we be taught extra in regards to the beta of macOS 14.1. A brand new public beta construct is predicted quickly.