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ParagJain

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For people who got a a chance to read/test these 2 features - Universal Control and Airplay to mac , what would be the system requirements on both mac and ios devices ?

thx.
 

nicho

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Feb 15, 2008
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Universal control
  1. Available on MacBook Pro (2016 and later), MacBook (2016 and later), MacBook Air (2018 and later), iMac (2017 and later), iMac (5K Retina 27‑inch, Late 2015), iMac Pro, Mac mini (2018 and later), and Mac Pro (2019); and iPad Pro, iPad Air (3rd generation and later), iPad (6th generation and later), and iPad mini (5th generation and later). Both devices must be signed in to iCloud with the same Apple ID using two‑factor authentication. To use wirelessly, both devices must have Bluetooth, Wi‑Fi, and Handoff turned on and must be within 10 meters (30 feet) of each other. iPad and Mac must not be sharing a cellular and internet connection. To use over USB, you must trust your Mac on the iPad.
Airplay to mac
  1. Available on MacBook Pro (2018 and later), MacBook Air (2018 and later), iMac (2019 and later), iMac Pro (2017), Mac mini (2020 and later), Mac Pro (2019), iPhone 7 and later, iPad Pro (2nd generation and later), iPad Air (3rd generation and later), iPad (6th generation and later), and iPad mini (5th generation and later). Older iPhone, iPad, and Mac models may share content at a lower resolution to supported Mac models when “Allow AirPlay for” is set to “Everyone” or “Anyone on the same network” in Sharing preferences.
 

gusping

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Mar 12, 2012
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Universal control
  1. Available on MacBook Pro (2016 and later), MacBook (2016 and later), MacBook Air (2018 and later), iMac (2017 and later), iMac (5K Retina 27‑inch, Late 2015), iMac Pro, Mac mini (2018 and later), and Mac Pro (2019); and iPad Pro, iPad Air (3rd generation and later), iPad (6th generation and later), and iPad mini (5th generation and later). Both devices must be signed in to iCloud with the same Apple ID using two‑factor authentication. To use wirelessly, both devices must have Bluetooth, Wi‑Fi, and Handoff turned on and must be within 10 meters (30 feet) of each other. iPad and Mac must not be sharing a cellular and internet connection. To use over USB, you must trust your Mac on the iPad.
Airplay to mac
  1. Available on MacBook Pro (2018 and later), MacBook Air (2018 and later), iMac (2019 and later), iMac Pro (2017), Mac mini (2020 and later), Mac Pro (2019), iPhone 7 and later, iPad Pro (2nd generation and later), iPad Air (3rd generation and later), iPad (6th generation and later), and iPad mini (5th generation and later). Older iPhone, iPad, and Mac models may share content at a lower resolution to supported Mac models when “Allow AirPlay for” is set to “Everyone” or “Anyone on the same network” in Sharing preferences.
Wow. Airplay to Mac doesn’t support the 2018 mini despite it being the exact same as the ‘2020’ mini, just with a larger SSD? Unless they are referring to the M1 version, but i doubt it. Very disappointing unless it‘s a typo.
 

nicho

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Wow. Airplay to Mac doesn’t support the 2018 mini despite it being the exact same as the ‘2020’ mini, just with a larger SSD? Unless they are referring to the M1 version, but i doubt it. Very disappointing unless it‘s a typo.

Apple doesn't list a non-M1 '2020' mini. The mini you're referring to is so identical to a 2018 mini that it is a 2018 mini.

So this is m1-only [edit: for mac minis]

 
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ParagJain

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Universal control
  1. Available on MacBook Pro (2016 and later), MacBook (2016 and later), MacBook Air (2018 and later), iMac (2017 and later), iMac (5K Retina 27‑inch, Late 2015), iMac Pro, Mac mini (2018 and later), and Mac Pro (2019); and iPad Pro, iPad Air (3rd generation and later), iPad (6th generation and later), and iPad mini (5th generation and later). Both devices must be signed in to iCloud with the same Apple ID using two‑factor authentication. To use wirelessly, both devices must have Bluetooth, Wi‑Fi, and Handoff turned on and must be within 10 meters (30 feet) of each other. iPad and Mac must not be sharing a cellular and internet connection. To use over USB, you must trust your Mac on the iPad.
Airplay to mac
  1. Available on MacBook Pro (2018 and later), MacBook Air (2018 and later), iMac (2019 and later), iMac Pro (2017), Mac mini (2020 and later), Mac Pro (2019), iPhone 7 and later, iPad Pro (2nd generation and later), iPad Air (3rd generation and later), iPad (6th generation and later), and iPad mini (5th generation and later). Older iPhone, iPad, and Mac models may share content at a lower resolution to supported Mac models when “Allow AirPlay for” is set to “Everyone” or “Anyone on the same network” in Sharing preferences.
Thank You :)

Cheers !!
 

TheGeekNextDoor

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Oct 31, 2005
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Has anyone gotten Universal Control to work? I have an iPad Air 4 and an M1 both on the new betas, but can't seem to get universal control to activate.
 

Killerbob

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Jan 25, 2008
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Does anyone know why the Mac Pro 2013 does not support Universal Control?

Also, when they simply say that iPad Pro supports Universal Control, do they include all iPad Pros?
 
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