Apple Could Combine iPhone, iPad, and Mac Apps: Here's How

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The apps would be designed in such a way that they can work with a touchscreen, mouse and trackpad depending on which platform it is running.

When Apple released the updated App Store as part of its iOS 11, the App Store's logo also received an update.

Bloomberg says its unsure whether Apple will merge the iOS App Store and Mac App Store to create a more unified experience, but at the very least, it seems likely. It isn't clear whether this means that macOS will emulate portions of iOS, or if developers will still largely have to code two separate apps.

'The Office' Revival at NBC Featuring Old, New Cast - 2018-19 Season
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The next iterations of Apple Inc.'s iOS and macOS operating systems may pack a big surprise for application makers.

With the would-be change, Apple is hoping the success of its mobile app business will rub off on its stagnant desktop app marketplace.

The timing of the new approach to how apps work across Apple's ecosystem is now set for late 2018, or around the time Apple has traditionally released the newest version of iOS and macOS. It could begin making the tools available to developers earlier, however, per the report, in advance of a broad consumer release. On the other hand, "plans are still fluid", so the date could change or the project could be canceled altogether. Similarly, Apple Watch developers are now constrained by the system as to how their apps can look, function and behave. The app has since been pulled off the store but Apple has refused to comment on the issue, CNET reports. Additionally, Microsoft, before ditching Windows software for smartphones, allowed developers to create a single application that ran on different devices. With a single app for all machines, Mac, iPad and iPhone users will get new features and updates at the same time. Apple has previously shied away from encouraging one-size-fit-all apps as a lowest-common-denominator solution. The system allows users to run mobile device app like Instagram and Snapchat on computers.

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