Apple’s releases their new operating system known as IOS 14 in WWDC 2020. let’s take a look into new IOS 14, it’s Features, Release date, compatible devices.
As expected Apple introduced the latest version of its IOS operating system in WWDC 2020 keynote. This major IOS update brings a variety of new features and improvements. IOS 14 is one of the biggest updates of apple. In these operating systems Apple introduced major new features and many other tweaks that improved the IOS interface.
Let’s take a look into features of IOS 14 :
New Home screen library –
Finally apple changes the home screen of ios operating system. IOS 14 brings redesigned Home screen. In IOS 14 you all be able to actually remove apps from the home screen and even eliminate the whole screen. Your apps will remain in the new app library. Simply say apple brings an app drawer for IOS 14.
New Widgets –
In IOS 14 apple completely changes the widget experience. New widgets have more information and flexible sizes, and importantly they can drag the today view of the screen onto your IOS home screen. A new single widget named Smart Stack lets users swipe through commonly used widget and can even be set to automatically show you the widget you are most likely to need according to your schedule throughout the day.
New Siri Interface –
In previous versions Siri took the whole screen while speaking or listening. But now in ios 14 when you trigger Siri, it simply shows the blob at the button of the screen and a lot of results will show as rich notification at top of the screen. There are many improvements coming in the siri. We will talk about that in another article.
App Clips (let you use mini apps) –
Apple introduced a whole new application called App Clips. It’s a new way to discover apps. These apps aer little micro parts of apps that allow users to use specific apps without downloading it. App clips work through apple designed app clips codes, NFC tags or QR codes and also be shared in messages.
Messages Improvements –
Messages is the most important app in Apple’s arsenal. Apple added many new features to messages. Now users can pin messages upto nine conversations. In group conversations users can tag any other users in conversation. Even set messages only to notify you when you are mentioned. Users can message in-line, so it is easier to know that you are replying to which message you are replying to.
Picture in Picture mode –
In this feature you can do another task while watching the video. Video will continue playing on the small screen. You can move small boxes on the screen according to your comfort.
Maps Improvement –
Apple maps have been improving for many years to make a good reputation. This year Apple brings features of cycling directions. In new maps users can add their vehicle to the iphone and let you track things like your current charge.
In this IOS 14 update apple brings some new memoji stickers. Memoji stickers have been refined with new facial and muscle structure to make it more impressive.
The translate app –
Apple brings their own translate app like popular google translate. At starting it will support only selected languages. You can download language on the device and it will work entirely offline.
Airpods improvements –
If you have new airpods then you all love the new IOS 14. In this airpods automatically switch between the devices iphone, ipods,mac.
When will IOS 14 release ?
Currently there is no official date release by apple, but only that it is coming this year. Typically Apple releases their new IOS version in the month of september. But this year due to global pandemic the release could be late.
IOS 14 Compatible Devices –
- Iphone 11 / 11 pro / 11 pro max
- Iphone XS / XS Max / XR / X
- Iphone SE (2020)
- Iphone 8 / 8 plus / 7 / 7 plus / 6s / 6s plus / SE (2016)
- Ipod touch (7th generation)
to know in detailed information follow link – https://www.apple.com/ios/ios-14-preview/
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