An early build of the iOS operating system 14 appear online almost for six months prior to presentation. That is why the number of functions was not a surprise, however, Apple showed something interesting at the presentation of the new system for the iPhone.
All owners of current devices, the company was waiting for this part of the presentation. It is logical that in addition to enhancing the stability and performance of the mobile operating system from Apple has received a lot of updates. 24 channel perused the presentation and chose the most interesting moments.
What’s new in iOS 14
Apple for the first time in a long time considerably worked a Desk iOS.
The OS got App Library – a new section on the desktop that contains the automatically grouped by type of application, including recommended based on user preferences to start right now.
Widgets can now be placed directly on the desktop. To do this in iOS there was a special gallery where you can select and configure widgets. Also changed the interface of the existing “Today” section: widgets can be of several sizes freely and be sorted by the user.
iOS 14 were a lot of changes: workspaces can be combined
Improvement in the mode Picture in Picture allows you to automatically translate video playing in a floating window, turning the main application. The window can be freely moved around the screen and resize it.
But the main thing – during an incoming call the phone screen will not take up all the space: the user will see a pop-up window on top with buttons and reset as it is already implemented in Android.
Now the voice assistant made in a compact design. Assistant has become smarter: Siri learned how to record and send a voice message to the messengers.
Built-in translator learn new languages – even had to run a separate application Translate. 11 languages supported (English, Chinese, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Korean, Japanese, Arabic, Portuguese and Russian), there is a voice pronunciation by synthesizer.
Siri has become smarter and have new opportunities
In the Messages app, you can now pin your favorite conversations and contacts at the beginning of the list, in group conversations there is the option of answers to a specific message, notifying the author of the original message.
Memoji now has options of masks and supports more age options.
In the “Maps” appeared Guides is a compilation of recommendations for individual towns, which are curated by experts. In a mapping application, you can now find the mode of constructing routes for cyclists subject to the availability of stairs and lifts along the way.
Also Maps will take into account the availability of chargers for electric vehicles will automatically calculate the stop based on the current charge of the car, the weather and terrain on the route.
The CarPlay service received support for custom Wallpapers and apps with the database stops, the stationary charging stations for electric vehicles and catering establishments. There digital keys for cars.
The new service Apple will open the car using your iPhone
CarPlay smartphone will replace a physical key – you just need to lean the smartphone to the door handle of the car. Through the app you can share the key with family members, all data is stored in a protected block iPhone.
The first car that will support the feature, will be the BMW 5 Series 2021.
New feature – App Clips – in fact it will be partially downloaded to the smartphone app. Apple suggests that it will be used by the institutions: the user will be able to read the label, for example, near the cash register, and App Clip will cause a partial version of the app café loyalty program.
Clips App to support Apple Pay for payment of goods and services. About supported devices and the timing of the release of iOS 14 will be known later.
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