With all the iOS and iPadOS developments over the last couple of years, the Mac kind of became an outsider. Yes, many people still buy and use Macs. Now that the Mac is moving to the same ARM processors as the iDevices, it seems the Mac is going to take a more prominent role in the Apple ecosystem. You may not of noticed, but theoretically, the ARM Macs are supposed to be able to run iOS or iPadOS Apps directly not using Catalyst. There may be a downside to that capability, but the upside is the Mac is placed at the center of things again where it belongs. This article provides more detail on this idea and how it may all work.