The next major versions of iOS and iPadOS are expected to bring groundbreaking new features, including list view and widgets for the home screen, third-party wallpaper collections, and an ability to select default mail and web browser apps. Now, a new concept shows how widgets could look like on iPhones running iOS 14.
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Last month, a report claimed that Apple may finally redesign iPhone’s iconic Home screen by allowing users to view all their installed applications in a list view. A new iOS 14 leak provides more insight into the redesigned Home screen.
It was announced yesterday that Apple had acquired popular hyperlocal weather app Dark Sky. After the announcement, people started was wondering if the iPhone maker would integrate Dark Sky into the iOS weather app. Now, we have a concept that shows how iOS 14’s new weather app could look like if Apple takes design cues from Dark Sky.
Code found in an internal build of iOS 14 points to Apple working with BMW for a new ‘CarKey’ feature in the OS. When the first iOS 13.4 beta was released, it was discovered that Apple was working on allowing one to use their iPhone as a car key. It was later also revealed that one could share the car key over iMessage.
Apple will be improving its Find My App in iOS 14 to add some useful new features to it. This will include a new notification alert feature based on time and place.
Apple recently announced the release date for iOS 13.4, but iOS 14 features have started leaking already. It was recently unveiled that the company could finally allow list view for the home screen and integration with third-party wallpaper apps. Now, it is being reported that the upcoming version of iOS will allow wallpapers for CarPlay and deeper Apple Maps integration.
While there have been talks of an upcoming low-cost iPhone with a 4.7-inch display, a new report states that Apple could also launch a bigger version of the same phone with a 5.5-inch screen. This information was revealed via iOS 14 code dug up by 9To5Mac, and it reiterates a previous report.
It was reported a few days ago that Apple is working on a new home screen layout for iOS 14, and this change could come after more than a decade. Now, some enthusiasts have created mockup images of how the home screen design could look with the rumored list view UI.
Apple has been steadily adding smart home features year after year via its HomeKit APIs in newer versions of iOS, iPadOS, and watchOS. Now, some more HomeKit related features have been leaked via iOS 14 code, and the list includes face recognition support for security cameras and Night Shift for smart lights.
iOS 14 Leak: List View in Home Screen, Third-Party Wallpaper Integration, Accessibility Improvements, More
Apple is looking to improve the home screen experience in iOS 14 by allowing users to view all their installed applications in a list view. The next version of iOS will also come with major wallpaper changes and improved accessibility.