External GPU Support Coming To Macs With 'High Sierra' Update

External GPU Support Coming To Macs With 'High Sierra' Update

It is available in developer beta starting today and will be available to the wider masses later in 2017 and includes improvement for the few quirks one may have encountered in the previous (or the first macOS) release.

Apple started its macOS presentation at WWDC with the obvious weed-related jokes about the operating system.

The Mac software also has a new file system with built-in encryption to keep your sensitive information safe and super speedy graphics using a system called Metal 2.

Apple is also planning to replace its HFS system that OS X has used for decades with Apple's File System (APFS).

Apple took the wraps off of its next Mac OS at today's WWDC keynote, titled "High Sierra".

Refinements are being made to Safari, which Federighi billed as the world's fastest desktop browser.

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Moving on, there are subtle changes and improvements coming to your Mail app as well, including split view for composing messages, and 35 percent less disk space for general storage.

On Monday, the first day of Apple's five-day annual Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) 2017 held in San Jose, California, the USA consumer electronics giant said that it is embracing VR development by demonstrating its efforts on the HTC Vive, the first VR headset launched by the Taiwanese firm.

Photos can recognize more faces, and is getting a bunch of categorization updates. Photos are now better organized, plus some new handy editing tools have been added.

Mail has also been refined with new search functions. HEVC is being pushed by Apple as a new video container to replace H.264, and they're hardware accelerating it on new macs and integrating into their pro tools like Final Cut.

Metal 2, Apple's updated graphics application programming interface (API) created to better harness the graphics accelerators on its iMac and MacBook product line. This paves the way for virtual reality development on lighter-weight laptops and also opens up the possibility that Mac users will some day be able to plug in and play with VR headsets. The Cupertino has also unveiled a new version of Metal, the company's graphics technology, and will be called as Metal 2.