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Apple’s recent announcement at WWDC 2023 brings exciting updates for macOS Sonoma.

Apple introducing a host of new features such as desktop widgets, game mode, and much more.

Apple's recent announcement at WWDC 2023
Exciting updates for macOS Sonoma

During the WWDC 2023 keynote, Apple introduced the latest iteration of their desktop operating system, macOS Sonoma. This update, also referred to as macOS 14, comes with several notable features including desktop widgets, game mode, and enhanced screen savers.

One of the standout additions is the support for widgets on the desktop. Users can now drag widgets from the Notification Center directly to their desktop or import them from their iPhone through Continuity, as long as both devices are connected to the same Wi-Fi network. These widgets are interactive, enabling tasks such as managing to-do lists, controlling media playback, and operating smart home devices. When opening a window, the widgets seamlessly blend into the background.

Another exciting feature is the introduction of “Game Mode.” This functionality is specifically designed to prioritize CPU and GPU resources for gaming, resulting in improved performance. Additionally, Game Mode aims to reduce latency for AirPods, Xbox, and PlayStation controllers. Apple has emphasized its commitment to gaming on Mac by featuring game developer Hideo Kojima during the event, who announced the arrival of Death Stranding Director’s Cut on macOS.

In terms of videoconferencing enhancements, Sonoma introduces Presenter Overlay, which enables users to display content like slideshows behind them while remaining on camera. Furthermore, a collection of augmented reality (AR) effects for reactions during calls can be utilized across various.