WWDC 2020 Wishlist

This WWDC wishlist is focused around the frameworks and functionality that I’ve been working with over the last year or so. It is by no means comprehensive. I’ve also not included anything that I know to be around the corner, e.g. resources in Swift Package Manager. Frameworks BackgroundTasks : The current implementation of BGAppRefreshTask gives developers the ability to schedule a task to start no earlier than than a specified time, e....

May 22, 2020 · 2 min

Battery Health Management Coming to macOS

Apple has introduced Battery Health Management in the latest developer beta (10.15.5) of macOS Catalina. From Apple’s support page: The battery health management feature in macOS 10.15.5 is designed to improve your battery’s lifespan by reducing the rate at which it chemically ages. The feature does this by monitoring your battery’s temperature history and its charging patterns. Based on the measurements that it collects, battery health management may reduce your battery’s maximum charge when in this mode....

April 20, 2020 · 2 min