Regarding iOS crossovers, if they have dropped the plan to merge MacOS and iOS, why do they keep adding iOS items and functions to MacOS?
Tim Cook made it quite clear at the WWDC that iOS and Mac OS will not completely merge. At this point, Apple is beginning to share more features between devices:
Apple definitively confirms iOS and MacOS will not merge.
How Apple sees iOS apps bringing new life to Macs
And despite Apple’s denials, people can’t help spotting hints that Macs and iPhones may converge one day.