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macOS Big Sur release date confirmed for November 12

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Apple has finally announced that their new MacOS operating system called ‘Big Sur’ will be released on November 12. Apple made the announcement at their most recent Apple Event this month.

From Apple:
macOS Big Sur introduces a beautiful redesign that is entirely new yet instantly familiar. Safari is packed with new features, including a customizable start page, elegantly designed and more powerful tabs, quick and easy translation, and a new Privacy Report. The updated Messages app lets Mac users send and receive more personal and expressive messages, and easily keep track of and interact within group messages. Maps also offers an all-new experience with immersive features for exploring and navigating the world.

Unlike the previous version of macOS, Big Sur drops support for various Macs released in 2012 and 2013. Big Sur runs on the following Macs:

  • MacBook: Early 2015 or newer
  • MacBook Air: Mid 2013 or newer
  • MacBook Pro: Late 2013 or newer
  • Mac Mini: Late 2014 or newer
  • iMac: Mid 2014 or newer
  • iMac Pro
  • Mac Pro: Late 2013 or newer




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