Apple made a lot of announcements earlier this summer at, its annual global developer conference. The company presented the new and a with new , together with , and updates to and . The is now available, and we tried it beforehand. You can also try the public beta for and .
While many of these iOS 14 features may feel new to iPhone users, those familiar with Android devices may feel deja vu. Here’s a list of all the new Apple iOS 14 features that Android already had.
With iOS 14, Apple introduced a new Translate app designed for use in real-time conversation. It can be translated into eleven languages, including English, Chinese, French, German and Korean. As of March 2020, Google’s 14-year-old dedicated translation app.
With the new operating systems, the renewed iPhone ($ 699 on Amazon) and iPad ($ 291 at Back Market) Home screens will contain widgets, so you can quickly see information such as the weather on your home screen. Prior to the announcement on WWDC, iPhone users could only have apps on the iPhone Home screen. But widgets, which contain more information and are more functional than app icons, have been a mainstay of Google’s Android since its launch in 2008.
Apple’s App Clips allow users to preview “small parts” of apps quickly without downloading them. This can be useful when trying to pay for pickup or parking, as App Clips is compatible with Apple Pay and. Google introduced a similar feature, 2016. Instant Apps gives apps their own URL so that users do not have to download an entire app for a single transaction, such as buying concert tickets for example.
The App Library
Another part of Apple’s redesigned home screen is an App Library that organizes your apps into groups and lists. With the new home screen in iOS 14, users can also “hide” apps from their main home screen. This is similar to Android’s applause, sans grouping features.
Apple Maps bike path
The updated Apple Maps app provides ways to travel in a more environmentally friendly way in iOS 14 and WatchOS 7. The dedicated ($ 530 on Amazon)The step-by-step instructions also offer a look at the height of a trip.while taking into account the altitude, whether the route you are taking is busy or quiet, and if you encounter some stairs. Although Google Maps does not take stairs into account, it has been possible to choose “cycling” ever since . When I tried it on my Pixel 3
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Apple also announced one, which allows users to watch a video while using other apps. The video shrinks and can float anywhere on the screen. It can also be swept away and the video audio can still be played. While the audio does not continue to play if the video is swept away, Android phones already have the ability to stream videos over other apps.
Wind Down mode
Another new feature announced was one ($ 399 on Apple), allows you to set the desired bedtime and wake-up time and puts the phone in Do Not Disturb mode. There are also options for adding shortcuts for meditation or playing relaxing music. Google does not have a dedicated app for this, but there is a way to set one up .which helps users get ready for bed. The feature, which works for iPhone and Apple Watch