RIP iTunes: Apple releases MacOS 10.15 Catalina

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Apple on Monday announced MacOS 10.15 Catalina will be available today for support Macs The release follows the launch of iOS 13 and iPadOS in September. The update is free to download, available on the following machines... Apple Arcade allows subscribers unlimited access to over 100 new and exclusive games for one monthly fee. However, machines running High Sierra (10.11), Sierra (10.12) or High Sierra (10.13) must upgrade from the Mac App Store.

macOS Catalina introduces transformative accessibility features to enable users with disabilities to get the most out of their devices.

Major macOS Catalina features include functionality like Screen Time and the ability to use an iPad as an external display with Sidecar. Check out our guide to finding which 32-bit apps are on your Mac to see if you can even update to Catalina without losing an app you rely upon or love. And with streaming services like Apple Music and Spotify, that's just all the more reason to finally put the app out of its misery. Notably, that includes the end of the iTunes app in favor of standalone Music, Podcasts and TV apps.

I've been using the Mac Catalina beta since WWDC, but since I don't use a Mac regularly, I'm not as up on it as I could be. It uses the latest version of Siri speech recognition technology to transcribe spoken text and enable editing text via voice. Apple says that "users will begin to see their favorite iPad apps in Mac versions, including Twitter, TripIt, Post-It, GoodNotes and Jira", and that more are on the way.

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macOS Catalina brings Screen Time to Mac for the first time, providing insight into how users are spending time with apps and websites.

Apple's latest operating software for Mac computers kills off iTunes, the once-revolutionary program that made online music sales mainstream and effectively blunted the impact of piracy.

The new Find My app combines Find My iPhone and Find My Friends into a single, easy-to-use app on Mac, iPad and iPhone. There's also a new look for Reminders and a gallery view in the Notes app.