MacOS Big Sur review

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The Mac becomes an even better partner to the iPhone and iPad with this upgrade along with the move to Apple Silicon.
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  • worse mac os ever ...IAM SELLING MMY MAC AND BACK TO window !!!!

    mcl karabouladmcl karabouladPäivä sitten
  • flat design is over

    MilanMilan4 päivää sitten
  • I really don't like this new design 😭 .. apple was always so unique now it's more und more similar to another phones and laptops like android and microsoft. And the percent of battery isn't visible anymore, that is annoying

    Sa SSa S6 päivää sitten
  • Flat design has been around since 2013. I think THAT'S getting a bit dated in my opinion.

    anicetuneanicetune6 päivää sitten
  • I was so confused when I updated it

    christopher bradfordchristopher bradford8 päivää sitten
  • Paid make laps

    Jimmy WhiteJimmy White8 päivää sitten
  • hi everyone, im using macbook air 2017, is this upgrade worth ? will it support screen mirror? please share your experience, thank you.

    Ahmad Zahir Hafiz IsmailAhmad Zahir Hafiz Ismail8 päivää sitten
  • You gotta be kidding. The icons’ appearance is your problem? Geez. 🙄

    Gregory KGregory K9 päivää sitten
  • 5 minutes on shadows in icons... great

    Sebastien BSebastien B9 päivää sitten
  • mac

    Nomer J GarciaNomer J Garcia11 päivää sitten
  • Can someone give a real review than beeps.

    Rizwan MuhammadRizwan Muhammad11 päivää sitten
  • Big Sur just completely trashed my MacBook Pro from 2016. i was stuck in a "this computer restarted because of a problem" loop. Several reinstalls didn't help. So glad I had a TimeMachine backup at hand and could revert to Catalina. I'm never updating again after this scare!

    Maximilian HollweckMaximilian Hollweck11 päivää sitten
  • Aghh,I hate flat designs so much! I prefer the older mac os windows decorations them, where it had a grey gradient. But I understand that my taste in UI design is not popular

    Naoum *.*Naoum *.*13 päivää sitten
  • My advice to all , don't download mac big sur!! it's big disaster. lag mouse and keyboard , winzip does not work any more , system gone too slow

    Ali AljabriAli Aljabri14 päivää sitten
  • “Safari feels snappier” ;)

    Marcin BoberMarcin Bober15 päivää sitten
  • Other than me experiencing battery drains faster and macbook pro is boiser after the new update? 🤔🤔🤔

    VergelVergel15 päivää sitten
  • I’m getting pissed; I cannot get this Mac to update to BigSur!

    Megan PageMegan Page16 päivää sitten

    Megan PageMegan Page16 päivää sitten
  • facetime and messages are like putting furry dice on a tesla 🤣

    Rafael UlloaRafael Ulloa16 päivää sitten
  • yeah im just gonna keep macOS catalina, feels smoother, and im more accustomed to it.

    adidas catadidas cat16 päivää sitten
  • Big Sur is a big pile of bs. The control center? Almost all the controls were in the top bar or on the keyboard before. Also the idea of making the mac more like iOS is absolutely stupid!! Why couldn’t they hold off this garbage one more gen, so that I could completely satisfied get a m1 MacBook. With this repulsive interface I don’t know how long I’m going to have to wait

    Seven KSeven K17 päivää sitten
  • I wish Windows 10 had this UI consistency

    ViyercViyerc18 päivää sitten
  • I really dont care about the icons, I honestly like these better than iOS

    Loopdi2039Loopdi203919 päivää sitten
  • I love how the video is exactly 11 minutes long, like macOS 11!

    Elisha GoldbergElisha Goldberg19 päivää sitten
  • As a SAP user, is it friendly with the latest SAP GUI ??

    Arturo Eduardo Torner CastilloArturo Eduardo Torner Castillo20 päivää sitten
  • Are you reptilian or holographic alien something?

    CutirimicuadorCutirimicuador21 päivä sitten
  • I just want to know how to use it, and this guy is talking about shadows.

    Karl JohnsonKarl Johnson21 päivä sitten
  • U know why its called "BIG SIR".... when u go to one of their stores to hand over a ridiculous inflated amount of 💰 💰 ... they can turn around and say when handing over a pile of crap.... OH THANKS YOU... SIR BIG SIR.... SUCKER 😂😂😂

    FC United ForeverFC United Forever24 päivää sitten
  • Apple used to be good.

    whitehorsejasonwhitehorsejason24 päivää sitten
  • Please use a de-esser for your audio, it’s a bit harsh on the ears

    vetacothvetacoth25 päivää sitten
  • The chime is back!!! Well, too bad we rarely turn off our laptops/MACs these days. Big Sur has been a joy to use.

    2Evan2Evan25 päivää sitten
  • Safari tab preview was already a feature of the Mac OS Catalina, as was the universal clipboard.

    LibbboLibbbo25 päivää sitten
  • good thing this available for mac mini 2014, which runs perfectly with SSD.

    xvc00xvc0026 päivää sitten
  • You know an OS is great when all a middle-aged hipster can complain about is the icons.

    ArthropodSpideyArthropodSpidey27 päivää sitten
  • This is the worst verion of any MacOS ive used, and ive been a user for 20+ years. Not only does it look infantile, gawdy and garish, or the fact that it is too messy, or the ugly icons and windows and the horrible round was the fact that it wouldnt work properly with my external audio hardware and didnt recognise many of my apps. They've dumbed it down so that it looks like iOS and has a visual 'brand'..It just doesnt wor on a full size screen. This is a huge step backwards. It lasted for just under an hour before i erased it and reinstalled Catalina from the ground up.

    simon lloydsimon lloyd27 päivää sitten
  • Updated to Big Sur and now my printer doesn't work and nothing I can do helps, what a total and utter s#@t show. I bitterly regret this update.

    Oscar ThompsonOscar Thompson28 päivää sitten
  • Tesla IS an eyesore; floor mats won't hurt it.

    CaramelColoredCaramelColored29 päivää sitten
  • i really love this update, it is quite pretty

    Haleema AhmedHaleema Ahmed29 päivää sitten
  • I can update to big sur on my 2013 macbook no lie

    Whoz_DerWhoz_DerUukausi sitten
  • This looks like a howtobasic thumbnail

    Carl HassCarl HassUukausi sitten
  • Noticed that brave browser :)

    rarecheesecakerarecheesecakeUukausi sitten
  • I like the icons

    baldoyledubbaldoyledubUukausi sitten
  • Dude. You are talking about shadows. Wow.

    James BarkerJames BarkerUukausi sitten
  • What a frikin' nightmare.

    dwv1000dwv1000Uukausi sitten
  • one thing i need and want is desktop music

    Wild ReplayzWild ReplayzUukausi sitten
  • I don't really like the idea of making my macbook look like an ipad, sounds like a downgrade

    View FilmView FilmUukausi sitten
  • i love the new icons! the 3d style is amazing, so much that i even use those on my iPhone! unpopular opinion among some but i don’t care, the 3d looks awesome!

    theBMWF48dudetheBMWF48dudeUukausi sitten
  • "Big Sur" should be remamed "Big Slow". Everything is slower.....slow start up, (incredibly slow), slow to open applications. Catalina was excellent, had no problems and was fast! Come on Apple what have you done?

    John ElyJohn ElyUukausi sitten
  • So much lag don’t update to Big Sur

    El Pinche ZekeEl Pinche ZekeUukausi sitten
  • Will this upgrade affect the performance of my MacBook Pro? Not worth the upgrade if it will slow it down as Apple has shown in the past.

    NoWayOutNoWayOutUukausi sitten
  • Crapple

    the real sinny cthe real sinny cUukausi sitten
  • Privacy report was in catalina

    Isaac IzaguirreIsaac IzaguirreUukausi sitten
  • It’s unfortunate that spotlight has lost the cool feature of giving previews of the contents in the search results.

    Raunak TodarwalRaunak TodarwalUukausi sitten
  • I don't get the outrage over the shading on the icons.

    gabriel caswellgabriel caswellUukausi sitten
  • Since Steve Jobs passed away . The Company Innovation started to get LAME! And this so SAD coz this people not innovative enough ,the way Steve Jobs see the future. They all after the money not for INNOVATION .🤬🤬🤬 They throwing Steve Jobs Hard earned IDEA🤯🤯🤯

    DD2X DrupaLEXDD2X DrupaLEXUukausi sitten
  • The 3D icons are better. Flat is less readable.

    J SJ SUukausi sitten
  • Around minute 2 you talk about "modern" flat icons, whatever. "Flat Design" is one of the worst things that happened to software UI/UX during the last few years. I hate it.

    Hasen JudyHasen JudyUukausi sitten
  • i downloaded it. it was a big mistake

    barumbadumbarumbadumUukausi sitten
  • ios app compatibility will revitalize ios app developers!

    goog ligoog liUukausi sitten
  • This looks like a iPhone

    SFTCP1SFTCP1Uukausi sitten
  • u irish

    colin curtincolin curtinUukausi sitten
  • My MAC always had the leg stuff ☹️

    Wolf MasterWolf MasterUukausi sitten
  • I haven't used a Mac since 2007. The Big Sur ICONS look the same as they did them....exactly the same because they are! The OS is as important as the hardware. What were they thinking??

    VikingdescendentVikingdescendentUukausi sitten
  • *Finally got my macbook air fixed remótely by "APPLETOOLZ" on insta gram he's the all time legend in fixed iOS device*

    olia Smitholia SmithUukausi sitten
  • This dude toolz_unlock on Ig he is amazing,he got my iPhone iCloud unlock permanently the dude was amazing

    Mike ZaddyMike ZaddyUukausi sitten
  • This dude toolz_unlock on Ig he is amazing,he got my iPhone iCloud unlock permanently the dude was amazing

    Mike ZaddyMike ZaddyUukausi sitten
  • This dude toolz_unlock on Ig he is amazing,he got my iPhone iCloud unlock permanently the dude was amazing

    Mike ZaddyMike ZaddyUukausi sitten
  • Is nobody going to talk about the thumbnail, which shows a picture of a unibody 13 inch MBP running Big Sur even though Apple dropped the support for it in Catalina

    Windows 7Pro2009Windows 7Pro2009Uukausi sitten
  • I am a pc user but oh my, this os looks just beautiful and seamless

    SimplyBergmanSimplyBergmanUukausi sitten
  • Who says skeuomorphism is dated? I've always liked it, personally. You know that's a subjective point, right?

    Richard SamuelsonRichard SamuelsonUukausi sitten
  • Big SURveillance

    Thomas bellThomas bellUukausi sitten
  • Your mic setting was not proper, there is a hiss sound while you speak.

    The BookHopperThe BookHopperUukausi sitten
  • It literally is the most hideous thing. Why does my $2000 computer (and 2 others i have) now look like a gigantic iPhone combined with a Leapfrog toy laptop. The idiots that came up with this one really lost sight of who actually pays Apple and thats the people who buy computers. Majority of Mac wannabes are only iPhone users. Most Mac computer owners don't use iPhone. In fact Apple has already lost that battle with Android (and got hit with a huge suit for attempting to suggest there was a texting issue with Androids by changing the text system to iMessage which removed SMS). If Apple paid attention to where their money comes in they wouldn't have made a gigantic Leapfrog.

    Rebecca geneRebecca geneUukausi sitten
  • Listening to this guy is as eye sore as those icons he was explaining on the new IOS... seriously, find a better presenter sorry...

    Sonny TanSonny TanUukausi sitten
  • My iMac is slower than ever. How can I go to my last software. Mine is more than 10 year old. Can anyone give me light?

    Humberto HernandezHumberto HernandezUukausi sitten
  • I will stick with my Catalina

    blood.of.cuchulainnblood.of.cuchulainnUukausi sitten
  • There is no option to add a Calculator in widgets, which was a really hand to use before.

    shashwat duggalshashwat duggalUukausi sitten
  • Question: I was trying to update my MacBook Air to this update, and it was taking very long. I was wondering if I start the update and then shut the lid of my laptop, would it continue updating? Thanks and great video!!!

    LylxiieLylxiieUukausi sitten
  • I actually really like those 3d icons. I wish they would adopt them in iOS as well!

    Callsign ChaosCallsign ChaosUukausi sitten
  • my brother said i shouldnt upgrade to it because it may be buggy at the moment

    SergejGajičYTSergejGajičYTUukausi sitten
  • why does it take so much storage

    AngelinaAngelinaUukausi sitten
  • Boring review!

    Sahil AliSahil AliUukausi sitten
  • clipboard has already been a thing

    LifeWAidanLifeWAidanUukausi sitten
  • hi there, do you know how or if I can have the battery percentage next to the battery icon as I was used to have ?? thanks

    Federico UrliFederico UrliUukausi sitten
  • OK you want your face on the screen, use a mirror

    flemingwayflemingwayUukausi sitten
  • It looks like a blatant copy of the Chinese deepin OS 20, in dock mode.

    Alan Rogério GomesAlan Rogério GomesUukausi sitten
  • It makes NO sense. Big Sur runs much faster and smoother on my pitifully slow 2016 Macbook 12" core M than it does on my much more powerful 2013 MacBook Air 13" i7. Just opening and moving folders on the desktop is agonizingly slow on the i7. Why does Apple hate older Macs?

    Scott SullivanScott SullivanUukausi sitten
  • Thank you for the helpful video! I’m downloading the software update now! 😄

    AubreyAubreyUukausi sitten
  • Is that the Shrine of the Bab in the background?

    ray reynoldsray reynoldsUukausi sitten
  • It's so nice that my iMac 5K 2020 Big Sur shares "Screen Sharing" with my MacBook Pro 17" 2009 El Capitan by WiFi or Ethernet connection. I can work both MacOS with the old and new apps on iMac 5k 27" BIG desktops even though some apps only work for old computers. It works very well when I setup the connection correctly for both Macs.

    Xi LeXi LeUukausi sitten
  • Unlike many reviewers I have absolutely NO ties with Apple. I am not going to pretend to be a harsh reviewer only to be praising it like crazy (Linus Tech Tips). My recommendation is do NOT upgrade to Big Sur. Big Sur is bloated and inefficient. Your i7 will feel like a Pentium and that's just on the desktop. Big Sur takes almost twice the RAM of High Sierra with no benefits. The CPU utilization is high even when idle. Installing many apps will NOT work. Most annoying... video playback seems to be done by the CPU and not GPU. Really sluggish and pushes CPU utilization to MAX. Your MacBook might not even play 1080p anymore without dropping frames. I had to drop down to 720P. Something even my 10 year old MacBook did easily. Big Sur is basically a OS that will annoy anyone with a 5 year old Mac or older to buy new Macs.

    First LastFirst LastUukausi sitten
  • Hello CNET. I have a question regarding the new version for Mac, the new Big Sur version. Format the mac, and then install the new Big Sur version. I could see that two hard drives are appearing, which in the previous version, Sierra did not have. Could you explain why two hard drives appear? Greetings from the USA.

    Rafael AquinoRafael AquinoUukausi sitten
  • i have a 2012 mac mini and i cant update anything now, my mum wont let me have a new pc this mac mini is so old i cant even download big sur

    Derped ToasterDerped ToasterUukausi sitten
  • I know what Jason Hiner Actually hates about the MacOS Design, and it's the loosing a MacOS Feel and Rather make it feel like an iOS.

    Judiele BuenaventuraJudiele BuenaventuraUukausi sitten
    • When you're using a Mac PC (or any other PC OS), You need to feel like you're on the front of your PC, Not in front of the Tablet. And that's what Apple did on Big Sur. This is also what Microsoft did to Windows 8, They changed a lot and make it like a Tablet; and most of the PC Users didn't want to make their PC like a Tablet. Now that Microsoft found out that there are PC users are using touchscreen less than they expected, they now created Windows 10 that is more like "Touch Friendly" rather than "Touch-Based" OS. On the Other hand, Apple has no Touch-integration to their macs, but they make their Big Sur like a tablet, which is kinda turn off to other Mac Users.

      Judiele BuenaventuraJudiele BuenaventuraUukausi sitten
  • 1.25 speed is better

    geezeweezebabyplsgeezeweezebabyplsUukausi sitten
  • Why does people say the sound is back? I’ve always had it.

    moonbunmoonbunUukausi sitten
  • How about making a Mac that is better for games! Poor fps rates do not help!

    Stuart Menzies FarrantStuart Menzies FarrantUukausi sitten
  • Learn Big Sur Video Tutorial Step By Step Guide

    Rohit TechRohit TechUukausi sitten
  • big sur just killed macbook battery life

    Harry SinghHarry Singh2 kuukautta sitten
  • 0:23 Clearly I missed something since I stayed with Mojave and skipped Catalina. I wasn't even aware that the startup sound went anywhere or was removed. 1) - This gentlemen is clearly into more of the iOS approach. That works if you're more into tablet devices. MacOS has continued to integrate more iconography and effects from iOS into its operating system which I respectfully disagree with. The two have always been separate for a reason. If I want to just use an iOS environment, I can use my iPad or my phone. From a UI or UX point of view, change is inevitable so I get it, but it shouldn't have to mimic iOS as much as it does. 2) - Having a drop shadow behind an icon isn't some design flaw and moving backward. If anything, giving it more of that flat, 2D feel is going backward to the 80's. Functionality is the cornerstone of every great system, and OSX doesn't have to transition to iOS in order for that to get better. 3) - 2:51 Of course the Software Chief of Apple is going to say things like, "It's the best it's ever been" or "we've never been further forward toward a better system!" That's not an Apple thing, that's an everyone at every company thing. No one is ever going to say, "Our changes are subpar with small enhancements this revision." This portion of the video means absolutely nothing and is a pointless argument to include. 4) - 3:15 Adding more rounded edges and translucent left panels aren't significant "redesigns" those are very small changes to continue the progress toward an iOS integration over time so the shock is less absorbent. Finder looks and behaves the same that it's been for many years. 5) - 4:55 Are you an advocate of Windows Vista??? Why do widgets have to be on the desktop of MacOS??? I feel like opinions are meant to be subjective, but I equally feel this is just flat out wrong. What a silly piece of content to include in a review when it's been done many times before, and dashboard back on OSX 10.4 was perfectly fine for widgets if you wanted a quick side panel of random, tiny applets. It's exhausting to keep watching this video any further. I don't even use Safari for all the right reasons. In short, Big Sur is more like iOS than ever before even though my Macbook Pro is not an iOS device! It's so sad to see the direction that Apple just keeps moving toward. WHY, why, and why does it have to keep moving toward an iPad? MacOS defined itself as one of the most powerful operating systems when OSX 10.1 was born. What happened to 'Think Different' ?? Isn't it okay to be different, and not like everything else? Apple challenged people to not be like everything else, and yet it continues to try to be like all other iOS devices, one update at a time. If Apple really wants to change the game, and I mean really stand out, then MacOS *NEEDS* to be *COMPLETELY* separate from iOS's interface. I feel the only way for me to experience this is to keep my partition split, and at bootup, have MacOS on one side, and Linux on the other with my grub boot menu providing me the option of Mac or Linux. Only then, do I really feel that I can escape this iOS monotony and do something different.

    Wonder Creation StudiosWonder Creation Studios2 kuukautta sitten