This update will also improve the experience of running iPhone and iPad apps on the M1 Mac, iPadOS apps will now appear larger than before – if the screen size allows it – and beta testers will find a new Preferences pane for iPhone and iPad apps that will allow them to customize panel commands The keys are better “touch alternatives”.
Touch alternatives offer “keyboard alternatives to click, scroll and drag gestures, and enable multi-finger gestures using the Option key and trackpad.”
And Big Sur 11.3 will make Safari’s start page more customizable, allowing you to rearrange the various sections (favorites, reading list, Siri suggestions, etc.) to your liking.
Developers will gain the ability to create extensions to run on the new tab page, and they can also take advantage of a new web speech API to integrate speech recognition into their webpages.
And for the Reminders app, you’ll be able to sort your reminders based on title, due date, priority, or creation date.
And with this update, Apple will allow you to easily print your reminders if the paper copy might come in handy when you go to the store or complete other tasks.
And Apple Music gets small tweaks like a shortcut to “Made for You” playlists and custom mixes.
Live and upcoming special events will also be featured in the For You tab, and the Apple News app undergoes some design improvements in the Apple News Plus tab to make it easier to access (and download) magazines and newspapers.
And like the upcoming iOS 14.5 update, macOS Big Sur 11.3 is adding support for the latest Xbox and PlayStation DualSense consoles; The same compatibility comes with Apple mobile devices as part of iOS 14.5.