iOS 14 Leaks: 7 Features We Are Most Excited About
For these of you eager for the specified freedom to set their favourite apps as default might lastly get a breakthrough. Though Apple isn’t but going for the loopy house display screen customization, some child however notable enhancements are on the playing cards. Heck, what are the opposite goodies iOS 14 has received in retailer? Well, it will be higher to get into the guts of this iOS 14 leaks roundup to find them.
1. List View for Apps
If you have got tried your fingers on Apple Watch, you’d most likely concentrate on the record view. Just in case you haven’t received an opportunity to look by means of this neat characteristic, let me let you know that it permits customers to view all of the put in apps in a listing on Apple Watch. With its implementation in iOS 14, you possibly can take a fast look at your whole iPhone apps completely organized in alphabetical order. What’s extra, it is going to additionally include some helpful filters to view app classes corresponding to apps with unread notifications and lately used apps.
As somebody who has tried out each iteration of Apple Watch, I’m actually happy to know that Apple is reportedly going to carry it on the iPhone. It’s going to make it a lot simpler for customers to take a look in any respect the put in apps. So, no extra diving deep into app folders or hopping from one display screen to the opposite simply to see what apps have you ever received in your iPhone!
While my want for a full-on house display screen customization akin to what exists on Android nonetheless appears to be within the wilderness, this has sort of raised hope that Apple is maybe contemplating to barely loosen up the walled backyard extra critically than ever earlier than. Though a child step, it does augur nicely for extra cool issues to come back.
2. Support for Third-party Wallpaper Packs within the Settings App
iOS boasts among the most eye-catching wallpapers, however their largest bane has been not the shortage of spectacular high quality however the lack of giant amount. Add to that the little or no scope for personalization and even your model new iPhone begins to really feel a 12 months outdated machine barely after a fortnight – at the least going by the house/lock display screen. And it’s this age-old Achilles heel that has made me root for the alleged integration of the third-party wallpaper packs within the setting apps.
Going by the rumor mills, Apple is predicted to introduce a number of wallpaper classes so that you’ve quite a lot of fascinating backgrounds on the disposal to design the house display screen of your iPhone. If that occurs to be true, you possibly can anticipate your machine display screen to have a extra nice look (if not look eye-candy) because of the fantastically designed collections of themes.
3. Fitness App
Whether you’re a health freak obsessive about having the perfect determine within the city or a health-conscious particular person (like me) at all times looking out for methods to get fitter, the upcoming Fitness app in iOS 14 ought to sound like a melodious tune in your ears.
Rumors have it that Apple is growing a full-fledged health app for Apple Watch, iPhone, and Apple TV. Packed with a number of fitness-related movies, the app is claimed to work like a private coach to assist customers stroll by means of varied exercises based mostly on their particular objectives.
The forthcoming health app will characteristic quite a lot of totally different exercise sorts corresponding to yoga, biking, stretching, indoor operating, rowing, core coaching, energy coaching, outside strolling, and dance. With helpful suggestions and personalised suggestions, the app will information you to attain your purpose. As you’ll have already guessed, Apple Watch will allow you to hold a monitor of the progress by means of exercise routines.
4. All-New Augmented Reality App
With the introduction of iOS 11, Apple launched ARKit to boost augmented actuality expertise on iPhone and iPad. What seemed to be a giant step ahead again then in 2017 has didn’t stay as much as the hype. However, issues might change dramatically in iOS 14.
According to a number of studies, Apple is all set to launch a brand new augmented actuality app (codenamed Gobi), which is able to allow customers to get details about the world round them. Featuring integrations with Apple Stores, Starbucks, and different supported providers, the app is claimed to permit iPhone homeowners to rapidly entry details about merchandise within the particular areas.
Moreover, the brand new augmented actuality app may additionally allow customers to carry out a number of duties utilizing QR code tags. Reports additionally recommend that iBeacons or Apple’s rumored AirTags might operate because the triggers for varied AR experiences.
5. Setting Third-Party Apps As Default
There is not any denying the truth that iOS does include some actually good apps worthy sufficient to stay default ceaselessly. But (sadly) that’s not the case with every app. If the inventory Mail app nonetheless appears poorly conceived as in comparison with their third-party counterparts, the first-party apps like calendar, calculator, and contacts seem like only for numbers. As for Apple Maps, the belief deficit continues to be so excessive that almost all iOS customers can’t assist going for Google Maps.
And if you add Siri’s incapability to even perceive your accent or reply fundamental questions, chances are you’ll marvel why Apple forces you to make use of the primary half choices though they aren’t adequate. Fortunately, people at Apple have sort of understood this inherent ache and are already working to allow you to set third-party apps as default.
If Apple implements this long-awaited performance in iOS 14, you’ll fireplace up Siri to play Spotify music with out twisting your command, open an internet hyperlink in your most well-liked internet browser like Chrome, and instantly open an e mail hyperlink in Gmail. In quick, iOS will now not pressure you to return to the default apps even in the event you don’t need to use them.
In the backdrop of criticism that Apple provides an unfair benefit to its apps over competing apps, the tech large is giving critical thought to eradicating a number of restrictions that been alleged to throttle the competitors. Should these leeways come into actuality, not solely will they profit the rivals but additionally supply the wanted flexibility to customers.
6. Sleep Tracking
While there isn’t any dearth of excellent third-party sleep monitoring apps available in the market, the need for a first-party sleep tracker has lengthy been on my wishlist. And if leaks are capable of get their prediction proper, iOS will ultimately have a built-in sleep tracker (rumored for Apple Watch) built-in with the Health app. As you possibly can anticipate, it is going to allow you to set a personalised sleep purpose, and the inventory well being app will present suggestions for bettering your sleep.
Both the folks affected by insomnia and those yearning for an excellent night time’s sleep would profit from the sleep monitoring characteristic. As this characteristic shall be deeply built-in into the Apple ecosystem, it is going to be capable of present extra pivotal information.
7. Slack-Like Mention System in iMessage
If given an opportunity, I’d fully carry an finish to my interplay with all of the third-party messaging apps that I take advantage of throughout platforms in favor of an omnipresent iMessage. Though Apple doesn’t appear to be within the temper to unchain its messaging app, the tech large has been spot on in taking cues from third-party apps for all the precise causes.
If the incessant leaks maintain sway, the inventory messaging app will come bundled with a number of much-awaited options together with slack-like point out. For these unfamiliar, it is going to allow customers to tag contacts with their names like @arjun. It can are available tremendous helpful in a gaggle chat, permitting customers to obtain notifications when talked about instantly even when they’ve muted the dialog.
Apple can also be prone to introduce a characteristic that can enable customers to retract iMessages after sending them. Perfect for the instances the place you mistakenly ship a message and need to destroy it to avoid wasting your self from an enormous embarrassment. Besides, the rumors concerning the arrival of typing indicators in a gaggle chat and marking messages as unread are additionally doing the rounds. Considering how user-friendly these options are, I’m retaining my fingers crossed for them!
iOS 14 Leaks and Rumours Roundup at Your Disposal
So, these are the iOS 14 leaks which were doing the rounds for fairly a while. As all of them are much-awaited, I’m certain a lot of you may be keen to get them before later. Have I missed out on any rumored characteristic? Do not overlook to say it within the feedback under. Also, tell us concerning the options that you really want Apple to roll out within the upcoming iOS model.