During the keynote of Apple’s “One More Thing” event, the Cupertino giant announced that macOS Big Sur, with new design, widgets and lot more to be available to users by November 12.
Big Sur is heavily integrated with new Apple Silicon bringing a much snappier, smoother, and superb flexible experience to the Mac. The OS revamped with a customizable Control Center to toggle brightness, Do Not Disturb, and other settings. Along with a new notification centre that’ll keep all the notifications and widgets (also redesigned and available in the App Store) in one column, sort alerts by which are most recent, and group related notifications together. Both UIs are translucent, quite similar to iOS. Moreover, Big Sur includes taller menu bars, font colour changes based on the desktop background, and more translucent windows.
Apple also mentioned Big Sur is privacy-focused, with a major update to Safari that can now speed up to 2x faster at page loads than the competition. Safari Browser gets a new custom start page, tab improvements, the new translation feature, and a new “Privacy Report.”