The best Mac OS Monterey function is not coming at launch


Apple has introduced the subsequent model of Mac OS will arrive on October 25, nonetheless it’ll be lacking one in all its standout options at launch.

When Apple first introduced Mac OS Monterey at WWDC, one in all its coolest options was Common Management. This may enable a single keyboard to seamlessly transition from a Mac to an iPad, letting you’re employed throughout each units with a lot bother.

You’d even be capable of drag and drop content material from the pill to an iMac, or join multiple additional system for an much more elaborate setup.

Whereas all indicators initially pointed to Common Management arriving with Monterey, it has now been revealed the function received’t be coming concurrently the OS and can as an alternative arrive ‘later this autumn’.

That is barely disappointing information, however it’s not a lot of a shock. Common Management has been absent from the betas of Monterey, hinting that we may be ready a little bit longer than anticipated for its arrival.

This isn’t the primary huge software program function to overlook a launch this 12 months, as Share Play was additionally ditched from the preliminary iOS 15 launch and received’t be arriving till later this 12 months both.

When it’s launched, Share Play will allow you to watch content material from the likes of Apple TV Plus with others so you may binge on a present and chat over FaceTime collectively on the identical time.

Different Monterey options that will probably be out there when the replace launches on October 25 embrace Spatial Audio in FaceTime, a new-look Safari browser, Focus mode, a redone Notes app and the power to AirPlay from an iOS system to a Mac.

Monterey will launch alongside the brand new MacBook Professional 2021 14-inch and 16-inch fashions. These add in lots of options ditched a couple of years in the past, together with the HDMI port, SD card slot and MagSafe charging. They’re additionally the primary Macs to have a Mini-LED show with ProMotion.