• Some macOS Monterey Features Won't Be Available For Intel Macs

    8 days ago - By Ubergizmo

    With all the new features that macOS Monterey will be bringing to the table, we're sure that many Mac owners are excited to upgrade to it once it becomes available. Unfortunately for some Mac owners, you won't be able to take full advantage of the upgrade because Intel-based Mac computers will not be getting some of the new features. This is according to Apple's macOS Monterey Preview page where at the bottom of the page, it mentions some of the features that are only available for the M1 Macs, and presumably future Apple Silicon chipsets. This includes features such as Live Text which...
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  • MacOS Monterey Will Let Other Macs Double As An External Display

    MacOS Monterey Will Let Other Macs Double As An External Display

    8 days ago - By Ubergizmo

    Back in 2009, Apple introduced a feature called Target Display Mode that essentially allowed an iMac to be used by another Mac as an external display. The feature eventually retired in 2014, but it seems that with macOS Monterey, Apple might have revived it to a certain extent in a different form. This is because with macOS Monterey, Apple will once again allow users to use Macs as an external display for another Mac. However, this will depend on the Mac model as only eligible models can be used in this way, but presumably the newer models should be able to take advantage of this. This...
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  • MacOS Monterey Allows You to Erase a Mac Without Needing to Reinstall the Operating System

    MacOS Monterey Allows You to Erase a Mac Without Needing to Reinstall the Operating System

    8 days ago - By Mac Rumors

    It's been a few days since Apple announced macOS Monterey , and we continue to dig through new features that weren't mentioned during the WWDC keynote, including a much more convenient way of erasing a Mac.
    Following in the footsteps of the iPhone and iPad , the Mac has gained an "Erase All Content and Settings" option on macOS Monterey. The option allows you to erase all user data and user-installed apps from your Mac without needing to reinstall the macOS operating system, making it far easier to restore a Mac to like-new factory settings.
    From the macOS Monterey features page on Apple's...
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  • Apple's Object Capture Puts 3D Scanning Market on Notice, but Unity MARS Benefits via New Integration

    Apple's Object Capture Puts 3D Scanning Market on Notice, but Unity MARS Benefits via New Integration

    8 days ago - By Wonder How To

    One of the more exciting augmented reality announcements Apple made during its WWDC keynote on Monday came in the form of Object Capture, a new 3D scanning feature coming to macOS Monterey.
    That cry you just heard in the distance came from the chorus of companies who have published 3D scanning apps leveraging the LiDAR sensors of recent or built their business models around 3D capture services.
    Don't Miss: Apple Delivers Competitor to Google Lens & Google Maps AR Features in iOS 15
    Meanwhile, Unity is in the catbird's seat of Apple's Object Capture car. Among the early access partners... more
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  • These macOS Monterey features won't work on Intel Macs

    These macOS Monterey features won't work on Intel Macs

    8 days ago - By Ars Technica

    The back of the 24-inch iMac. [credit:
    Samuel Axon ]
    A page on Apple's website has revealed that several features of macOS Monterey, the new version of the software that runs on Macs, won't work on legacy Macs with Intel processors.
    Rather, those features will require the Apple-designed M1 chip found in new Macs the company has introduced since late last year.
    That means that the following Macs in Apple's lineup will be needed to use the features in question: Read 7 remaining paragraphs | Comments
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