1. Messages on the Mac may finally catch up to its iOS counterpart  Engadget
  2. Messages for macOS 10.16 could be Catalyst conversion of iOS app  AppleInsider
  3. Apple working to replace Messages app on Mac with a Catalyst version iOS 14 code reveals  9to5Mac
  4. New Apple iOS Leak Promises Brilliant Messages Upgrade  Forbes
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Apple is reportedly preparing to give macOS' Messages app a long-overdue overhaul that provides parity with its iOS counterpart.Apple is reportedly preparing to give macOS' Messages app a long-overdue overhaul that provides parity with its iOS counterpart.

Messages on the Mac may finally catch up to its iOS counterpart | Engadget

The macOS Messages app could be replaced by a version using the same code as the iOS variant, according to an exploration of iOS 14's code, with a Catalyst version of the app potentially on the cards for Mac users. The macOS Messages app could be replaced by a version using the same code as the iOS variant, according to an exploration of iOS 14's code, with a Catalyst version of the app potentially on the cards for Mac users.

Messages for macOS 10.16 could be Catalyst conversion of iOS app | Appleinsider

9to5Mac exclusively reported some of the details and new features of the upcoming iOS 14, which will be officially announced by Apple next month. Now we have found evidence that Apple is working to completely replace the Messages app on macOS with a Catalyst version, based on iOS 14 code. iMessage has gained several new features […]

Apple working to replace Messages app on Mac with a Catalyst version iOS 14 code reveals - 9to5Mac

New evidence has emerged of how a new Messages app is in development that will make the Mac version better, too. New evidence has emerged of how a new Messages app is in development that will make the Mac version better, too.

New Apple iOS Leak Promises Brilliant Messages Upgrade

“Folks cheering this report of MacOS Messages being replaced by a Catalyst port of iOS Messages are only thinking of iOS features the Mac lacks (stickers and stuff like memojis). But parity works both ways. What are the features of Mac Messages iOS lacks? https://t.co/pXqUlryyY5”

John Gruber on Twitter: "Folks cheering this report of MacOS Messages being replaced by a Catalyst port of iOS Messages are only thinking of iOS features the Mac lacks (stickers and stuff like memojis). But parity works both ways. What are the features of Mac Messages iOS lacks? https://t.co/pXqUlryyY5"

“At last, the true reason behind Catalyst emerges: so Apple could get a working Messages app on the Mac. You know, since it works 100% of the time on iOS and roughly 50% of the time on Mac, currently. https://t.co/wBU2svAoqs”

M.G. Siegler on Twitter: "At last, the true reason behind Catalyst emerges: so Apple could get a working Messages app on the Mac. You know, since it works 100% of the time on iOS and roughly 50% of the time on Mac, currently. https://t.co/wBU2svAoqs"

“Ars Technica tells us how to pronounce... ◆ iOS ◆ sudo ◆ Linux ◆ /lib (and /bin) ◆ Mac OS X and iPhone X ◆ Roku ◆ SQL and MySQL ◆ Qi ◆ Huawei https://t.co/RmZm3soP5j #arse #nojif”

Graham Cluley on Twitter: "Ars Technica tells us how to pronounce... ◆ iOS ◆ sudo ◆ Linux ◆ /lib (and /bin) ◆ Mac OS X and iPhone X ◆ Roku ◆ SQL and MySQL ◆ Qi ◆ Huawei https://t.co/RmZm3soP5j #arse #nojif"

“Can someone explain Apple Music & HomePod to me? Am I sending the music from my computer and phone to HomePod? That’s different to Spotify right? If i quit Apple Music app on my mac it stops playing on HomePod. But if I quit the app on iOS it doesn’t stop playing on HomePod.”

James Veitch on Twitter: "Can someone explain Apple Music & HomePod to me? Am I sending the music from my computer and phone to HomePod? That’s different to Spotify right? If i quit Apple Music app on my mac it stops playing on HomePod. But if I quit the app on iOS it doesn’t stop playing on HomePod."