Here's another sign Apple wants to make its Mac software more like the iPhone

Business Insider | 4/19/2019 | Lisa Eadicicco
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Apple will announce a Mac software update that brings Siri Shortcuts and Screen Time to its desktop software, says a new report.

The report comes after Apple has brought other iPhone features like Siri to the Mac in recent years.

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Apple is also reportedly working on a way to help developers make apps that work across both iOS and macOS operating systems.

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Apple is reportedly planning to bring iPhone features like Siri Shortcuts and Screen Time to the Mac operating system, another move that could further bridge its mobile and desktop software.

The additions will be part of a new update called macOS 10.15 that's expected to be announced during the company's World Wide Developers conference on June 3, according to 9to5Mac. Siri Shortcuts is a feature that makes it possible for Apple's virtual assistant to make recommendations based on your activity, and it was introduced in iOS 12 last fall. Apple also offers a Shortcuts app users can download to further streamline tasks through Siri, and the report indicates this app will soon be available for the Mac, too.

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Screen Time, another feature that launched as part of iOS 12, allows iPhone users to view how much time they're spending on their phone and which apps they're using most frequently, as well as the ability to set time limits. This feature will work just as it does on the iPhone, says 9to5Mac,...
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