Some people have already downloaded, installed, and gotten used to macOS Big Sur. The newness has probably already worn off for them! But if you’re still contemplating whether or not you should, aren’t sure if you’re Mac model can handle it, or just want some basic questions answered, here’s your macOS Big Sur FAQ.
Apple lets you turn your HomePod speaker into an intercom, allowing family members to send audio messages from one Apple speaker or device to another in your household. Family members receive Intercom notifications and can send Intercom messages from their devices.
All iPhones with OLED screens can render images and videos with high dynamic range (HDR), resulting in many more colors than regular LCD screens. And with the latest models, you can for the first time not only shoot true 10-bit HDR video with Dolby Vision but also edit, share and play it back. But does your device support these features? Here's a handy list of all Apple devices that support 10-bit HDR video capture, as well as playback and edit in Photos.
With a new Back Tap feature in iOS 14.0 and later, you have a handy way to trigger custom shortcuts, actions and accessibility features by tapping on the back of your iPhone. But does your iPhone support it? Find out by checking out the official Back Tap system requirements.
Read these official system requirements for Apple's Translate app on the iPhone and iPod touch to verify that the software supports your preferred languages, regions and devices.
QuickTake is time-saving iPhone photography feature that enables you to record video without having to manually switch out of your current mode in Apple's stock Camera app beforehand.
Be sure to consult this official Apple TV device compatibility list if you need to verify that your particular model of the Apple set-top box meets the tvOS 14 system requirements.
The major watchOS 7 update unlocks additional capabilities for the Apple Watch, but the software does not support all the models of Apple's wearable device. Consult this official device compatibility list before attempting to update your Apple Watch to watchOS 7.
Want to know whether your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch meets the hardware requirements necessary to run the iOS 14 or the iPadOS 14 software update? If so, then be sure to consult this Apple-sanctioned device compatibility list for the iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 software updates.
Sidecar, one of the most exciting new features in macOS Catalina 10.15, lets you use your iPad as a Mac display and your Apple Pencil as a graphics tablet for pressure-sensitive drawing and sketching in Mac apps, marking up screenshots and PDFs and more. But do your Mac and iPad devices meet the minimum system requirements needed for the Sidecar feature?
Want to know if your Apple devices can run any or all of the big updates announced today? You've come to the right spot. We've collected the compatibility info on iOS 13, iPadOS, watchOS 6 and macOS Catalina from Apple's website, and put it all in one place to make it easier for you to find.
iOS 11 introduced ARKit, a new framework for developers designed to shorten development times in terms of building augmented reality experiences for iPhone and iPad.
Because ARKit does most of the heavy lifting in terms of plane detection, super accurate tracking, lighting estimation and more, apps powered by it are unsupported on older devices.