Tech giants, Apple officially announced on Monday, a new update on software for her products, iOS 14, with key features that offer new ways to discover and organise apps and will also allow users unlock their cars with their iPhones. Following the announcement, social media has reacted as some expressed excitement with the update.
Widgets, a face mask Memoji and digital car keys.
Apple has officially unveiled iOS 14, the next version of its iPhone operating system, which will offer new ways to discover and organize apps — and will even let you unlock your car with your iPhone. https://t.co/XPsIf6JcwV pic.twitter.com/o9CwcgLpSd
— CNN International (@cnni) June 23, 2020
Here’s what we know about the iOS 14
iOS 14 was announced at Apple’s Worldwide Developer’s Conference (WWDC 2020) on the 22nd of June. However, the tech giant is yet to mention when it would officially be rolling out this update on its devices. However, they stressed that it would by Autumn which is somewhere around September.
As with many of their previous software rollout, this would be tied to the release of a new model. Speculations are rife that iPhone 12 won’t be released until October but iOS 14 will be available to users with iPhone 6s upwards.
Some features of this software update will include:
Home screen & interface changes: Bringing the customisation feel to the iPhone home screen as well as the App library feature that collages apps into categories with widgets coming in straight on the home screen.
Picture in picture: Allows you watch videos from apps directly on the home screen or if you want to multitask as you watch videos.
App store mini-apps: Allows you to download a small version of an app for test before a proper download, to be sure it is worth being in your library.
Reactions to iOS 14 update
iphone 6 users be like after anouccing ios 14 pic.twitter.com/znIGMnHrTl
— tengku haikal blackburne (@haiiqarl) June 23, 2020
ios 14 is gone finally let me watch the phone ring while i watch tiktoks ?? thank u apple pic.twitter.com/40UHfz2qRS
— ryan (@Deddyryan2) June 23, 2020
WHAT IOS 14? I CAN FINALLY TWEET WHILE WATCHING MVS AT THE SAME TIME?? pic.twitter.com/ETq9noUZze
— ly ⅋ (@ddgeullys) June 23, 2020
why are people so happy for the ugly ios 14 features LMAO
— ???? (@qarlwho) June 23, 2020
All the new features on the iOS 14 are literally all the features I have had on an Android phone Decades ago??. But yeah it's an iPhone, let the loud minority continue the hypepic.twitter.com/WsZvfVhUEO
— KADUNA KING?? (@TBoywonder) June 23, 2020
While a lot of iOS users expressed their anticipation on the release, Android users were quick to remind the iPhone counterparts that the cause of their excitement was already a feature on their devices as they berated iOS and Apple for coming on late.
ios 14 released: pic.twitter.com/aqrKIs8TuS
— bukhè. (@aizatbukheri) June 23, 2020
Others and BETA testers who have the update already installed, applauded Apple for the update and also shared more features they expect from the tech giants in the future.
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