For all the Apple lovers, there is not too long to wait for the new iOS 14 operating system has released to iPhones across the world.  Moreover, Apple confirmed that iPhone owners across the globe would be able to download iOS 14 for today.  Concisely, if your phone is presently running iOS 13, you will be able to use all new features of iOS 14.

Your device will get a row of chartbuster new features containing the newly added Android-style widgets if you have an iPhone 6s or later.  These widgets can be placed on the home screen with materials such as the latest weather, news, music, and health reports.  The home Screen page is the new place that routinely organizes all of a user’s applications into one simple and easy-to-navigate view.  For instance, users might experience the News widget, calendar events, and fitness track in the evening.

For another added new App Clip, which is a small part of an app, designed to discover and use new apps.  They are linked to a particular business, and load within seconds to complete a precise task, for instance ordering food items or filling up the car with gas.  They can be simply accessed by scanning a new Apple-designed App Clip code,  or through NFC tags and QR codes, which can be shared in Messages or from Safari, all with privacy and security.

Since Messages play a dominant part in being connected with friends and family, and now it is easier as Users can pin conversations to the top of their message list, easily keep up with live updates and instant replies.  New Memoji preferences in Messages are more diverse with added hairstyles, headwear, and more.

Since we all are aware of how the navigation and maps so easier to explore new directions, electric vehicle routing, and curated Guides.  The newly updated ios14 offers a greener way to explore new routes in the maps.  Cycling directions have also been added where a user will be known about how busy a street is, and whether there are stairs along the route.  The Guides have been provided with a list of fascinating places to visit the city, created by a selection of trustworthy resources.

This new update has also stressed upon Privacy and security of the users.  Now the users can decide to share their inexact location with app creators rather than their exact location when granting any app location access.  Makers can offer users the choice for upgrading their existing accounts to log in with Apple.

Air Pods and Air Pods Pro have also heightened the new listening experience.  Users can enjoy the spatial audio with vibrant head tracking which will offer a feel as a theatre-like experience to Air Pods Pro.  Sounds can be sited virtually anywhere in air to provide an immersive listening experience by applying preferable audio filters and adjusting the frequencies.

Following are some of the Additional iOS 14 Features-

  • This newly added Digital versions of car keys rigidity users a safe way to use the iPhone to unlock and start their car. Moreover, car keys can be certainly shared using Messages, or inactivated through iCloud if a device is lost.  It is, thus, available for compatible cars using NFC technology.
  • Translate is intended to be the easiest app for interpreting conversations that offer a quick and natural translation of voice and text in 11 different languages.
  • Siri is developed to answer all your compound questions with information sourced from across the internet.
  • The Home app makes smart home control even stress-free with new automation ideas and extended controls in Control Centre for faster access to accessories. The adaptive lighting regularly regulates the color temperature throughout the day.  Also, the face recognition in the camera uses on-device intelligence from Apple TV or Home Pod helps to detect safety measures while recognizing visitors.
  • Safari deals in providing a Privacy Report so that the users can simply see which cross-site trackers have been blocked in order to secure passwords while helping the users to detect saved passwords.
  • Health has all-newly added to track the sleep durations and to understand audio levels that may distress hearing health. A different Health Checklist that contains Emergency SOS, Medical ID, ECG, fall detection, and more offers users a centralized place to accomplish health and safety features.  It even lends support for new data forms for flexibility, Health Records, signs, and ECG.
  • The Weather app keeps users up to date for various important weather events, and a new next-hour precipitation chart shows minute-by-minute precipitation when rain is in the prediction.
  • Apple One is another simple way to get many Apple subscription services at an excessive value so that the users can choose the one plan that is correct for them.
  • Accessibility features include Back Tap, which marks a rapid and new way to trigger gestures, tasks, and accessibility shortcuts, Sound Recognition to notify users whenever there would be chances of a fire alarm.

“iOS 14 transforms the most iconic elements of the iPhone experience, starting with the biggest update we’ve ever made to the Home Screen,” said Craig Federighi, Apple’s senior vice president of Software Engineering.  “With beautifully redesigned widgets on the Home Screen, the App Library that automatically organizes all of your apps, and App Clips that are fast and easy to discover, iPhone becomes even more powerful and easier to use.”

Siddhika Prajapati

Siddhika Prajapati

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