Welcome to our iOS14 review! Here we discuss the latest feature from the new mobile operation system from apple. A simple yet informed article.
App Drawer: If you have multiple apps that you use frequently, it can be easier to find the one you’re looking for using the App Library. Tap a letter at the side to go directly to that section.
Compact UI for quick access: When you receive an incoming call, there’s now a compact design that allows you to refer to information onscreen and seamlessly launch into your next task. As you start a request, you can quickly get to an answer by tapping onscreen.
Picture in Picture: You can now continue watching a video or taking a FaceTime call while you use another app. Perfect for having a video call with a friend while you find a time to meet or catching up on a TV show while checking your email.
Resize Picture in Picture window: You can resize the Picture in Picture window by pinching the video to make it bigger or smaller.
Move Picture in Picture window to any corner: Put the video window in any corner of the screen by simply dragging it.
Minimize Picture in Picture window offscreen: Minimize the video window by moving it offscreen, giving you full access to an app while continuing to listen to the audio.
Search Top Hit results: The most relevant results, including apps, contacts, knowledge, Maps points of interest and websites, are shown right at the top, making it easier to find what you need.
As-you-type search suggestions: Just start typing and search suggestions appear below the search field.
Quick launcher: Just type a few characters and you can quickly launch apps and websites by tapping Go.
In-app search: Start a search in apps like Mail, Messages, and in-app searches launched from Safari.
Web search: Searching the web is now easier than ever. Start typing and see relevant websites and web search suggestions displayed at the top, making it easy to quickly launch Safari for a full web search.
Messages: Pinned conversations Pin your favourite conversations to the top of your conversation list so you can always get to them. Recent messages, Tap backs, and typing indicators animate in above the pin. And if a group conversation is pinned, you’ll see three recent participants circle around the pin when they send a message.
Up to nine pins: You can have up to nine pinned conversations that sync across Messages in iOS14, iPadOS14, and macOS.
Mentions: Direct a message to an individual in a group conversation by typing the person’s name. You can even customize a particularly active group, so you receive notifications only when you are mentioned.
Inline replies: You can reply directly to a specific message in a group conversation. See all related messages in their own view to easily keep track of a thread.
Set group photo: Set an image for your group conversation using a photo or Memoji, or choose an emoji.
Memoji: New hairstyles Customize your Memoji with 10 new hairstyles, including man bun, top knot, and simple side part.
New headwear styles: Show off your hobby or profession with 18 new headwear styles, including cyclist helmet, nurse cap, and swim cap.
New Memoji stickers: Three new Memoji stickers let you send a hug, a fist bump, or even a blush to your friends.
More age options: Six new age options let you customize your look whether you’re baby-faced, in your golden years, or somewhere in between.
More expressive Memoji: Revamped facial and muscle structure makes Memoji and Memoji stickers even more expressive.
Face coverings: Customize your Memoji with a new face covering, including the color, to match your look.
Maps Cycling directions: You can now use Apple Maps to get cycling directions using bike lanes, paths, and roads.1 You can also see elevation, busy streets, stairs, and steep passages when planning your trip.
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Electric vehicle routing: Plan your trip with charging stations along the way.
Guides: Apple Maps editors have worked with trusted brands and partners to offer Guides for great places around the world to eat, shop, and explore. You can save Guides, and they automatically update when new places are added, so you always have the latest recommendations.
Translate: Conversations across languages should feel natural and easy, and should have the ability to remain private. Introducing the all-new Translate app, designed for conversations across 11 different languages.
We hope that this brief, yet informative Unreal Cafe guide, helps you enjoy the most out of Apples latest features in iOS 14.