One week after Apple seeded the third beta of an upcoming macOS Mojave update to developers, Apple last night released a revised update for the software, fixing an issue where Feedback Assistant would unexpectedly quit for some users.
Apple appears to already have fixed the issue ahead of the second public beta release for macOS Mojave, which hit last Friday, and is now issuing the fix to developers newly downloading the update. Additionally, Apple is offering the revised version to developers who previously installed the original third beta version of macOS Mojave.
The Feedback Assistant app comes built-in with iOS and macOS beta programs, and allows public [...]
A future version of the Apple Watch will be updated with solid state buttons that don’t physically click but instead use a Taptic Engine to provide haptic feedback to users, reports Fast Company.
Apple will continue to use a two button configuration with a Digital Crown and a Side button, but neither button will be a traditional physical button.
Apple will stick with the Watch’s current button configuration, with a button and a digital crown situated on one side of the device, but neither will physically click as before. Rather than reacting to the user’s touch by physically moving back and forth, the new buttons will vibrate slightly under [...]
Twitterrific issued a couple of notable updates for its macOS and iOS apps today that include new haptic feedback, chronological threads, and more.
First up, version 5.18.3 of the third-party iOS Twitter interface introduces haptic responses whenever a user likes or retweets content, or pulls down to refresh a thread. On that note, and in a move that should please users keen to switch away from Twitter’s native app, threads in Twitterrific now display in chronological order for consistency.
Elsewhere, the developers have made it easier to display and hide reference tweets when replying to or quoting them. Users can now tap the original tweet to expand and [...]
Apple is planning to introduce a new 4K-compatible Apple TV at tomorrow’s event, and the revamped fifth-generation set-top box could also include a redesigned Siri Remote that features haptic feedback.
Developer Guilherme Rambo dug into leaked golden master software that was released over the weekend and found „actuator calibration“ and „force calibration“ references, suggesting haptic feedback for the remote.
Looks like the new Apple TV remote will have haptics pic.twitter.com/FY9SYAPRYI
— Guilherme Rambo (@_inside) September 11, 2017
There’s been little mention of design changes [...]