“As with many things, it’s been long enough that Extensions have come back around. Like Star Wars and Mad Max films, it seems that since enough time has passed, we get a new version of something we remember from when we were young,” Kelly Guimont reports for The Mac Observer.
“If you’re a more recent convert to Apple’s operating systems, your first exposure to Extensions was probably in iOS 8,” Guimont reports. “Luckily these are not the same sort of extensions that drove many a Mac admin to drink in the 1990s. Thanks to sandboxing and different architectures in Mac OS X, the dark art of Extension Management is much simpler now.”
Guimont reports, “Extensions show up as options you can use to customize the ‘Today’ screen, or as other choices available when you tap an action button, such as ‘Open In…'”
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MacDailyNews Take: Have you customized your Mac’s “Today” screen with Notification Center Widgets? (Apple’s Mac App Store has a collection of them.) We have and we’ve found it to be a very useful feature when properly set up for the user.