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Apple made a number of announcements last month at, its annual Worldwide Developers Conference. The company unveiled the new and with new , together with , and updates to and . The is now available, and we tried it beforehand.
While many of these iOS 14 features may be familiar to new Apple 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 translate between 11 languages, including English, Mandarin Chinese, French, German and Korean. From March 2020, Google’s 14-year-old dedicated translation app.
With the new operating systems, the modernized iPhone ($ 699 at Apple) and iPad ($ 268 at Back Market) Home screens will include widgets, which allow you to see information such as the weather on your home screen at a glance. Prior to the announcement on WWDC, iPhone users could only have apps on the iPhone screen. But widgets, which contain more information and are more functional than app icons, have been a cornerstone 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 start-up or parking, as App Clips are 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.
Another part of Apple’s newly 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 screen. This is similar to Android’s app box, senses the group functions.
Apple Maps bike directions
The updated Apple Maps app will provide ways to travel in a more environmentally friendly way in iOS 14 and WatchOS 7. The dedicated ($ 450 at Walmart), the step-by-step instructions give you a look at the height of a trip as well.while taking into account the altitude, whether the route you are taking is busy or quiet, and if you encounter some stairs. While Google Maps does not factor in stairs, there has been the option to choose “bike” then . When I tried it on my Pixel 3
Apple also announced one, which allows users to watch a video while using other apps. The video will shrink and be able to float anywhere on the screen. It can also be swept away and the audio from the video can still be played. Although the sound does not continue to play if the video is torn off, Android phones already have the ability to move videos over other apps.
Another new feature announced was one ($ 399 at Apple), allows you to set the desired bedtime and wake-up time, and sets the phone to Do Not Disturb mode. There are also options for adding shortcuts for meditation or playing relaxing music. Google does not have a specific 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
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