Features However, its been long when Apple kept silent about the release date of its forthcoming operating system, but in case you want to know about its release date then, you can look back at the previous versions’ schedule of the iOS release. The company follows almost the same kind of yearly release for its products. Most of the time Apple releases its updates in mid-September and based on the given schedule, we can expect that iOS 14 will be released from 14 to 18 September 2020.
But looking to the fact that Apple has not announced anything officially yet about the release date of iOS 14 and what new technology we will witness in the iPhone 12, we could make some anticipated guesses about what’s coming in the next big project. So iOS 14 is the next one is coming later this year – and we’re very curious about all its features that are headed our way.
New Security Features
When security is considered, iOS is the leader. It has the best security as compared to Android, which possesses good security features as well.
1. Reused Password Warnings in iCloud Keychain
Reused password warning is one of the essential features being added to iOS. The notifications and alerts are designed in such a way to let you know if the password you have entered is being used on different sites already. This will definitely be enhancements in the security system.
It is must to have different passwords for different websites. Once the hacker finds out one of your existing accounts, it won’t be difficult to find out and hack the others. To beat these security threats iOS is continuously innovating the security features. Reusing a password is not a good thing that is why the reused password warning will be a major help in protection.
2. Generate Two-Factor Authentication Codes in iCloud Keychain
iOS is working on the introduction of the two-factor authentication code in the iCloud keychain a.k.a 2FA. iOS will provide this service free of cost presently. If you are using an application that needs 2FA codes for sign-in, you need to pay for it.
Related:- Structured Cable Systems for Telecommunications Rooms and Enclosures
New HomeKit Features
Smart home technologies are one of the growing technologies in today’s world. Apple is working on an existing home kit and will be adding some new features to it.
1. Auto-Adjust Light Temp Throughout the Day with HomeKit
Apple is adding a feature on a home-kit where the lights will change the color temperature, 24/7 that what smart lights do. For instance, at the beginning of the day brighter lights and when with the sun going downlights will be warmer. It all will be adjusted on a home-kit itself with no human interruption needed.
2. People Detection for Security Cameras with HomeKit
With the smart lights, camera’s are also becoming smarter. Apple is premeditating to launch an update to cameras which will support the identification of particular people according to their faces. This feature completely stands out as well, like indoor running, dancing, yoga, etc. all this will be tracked by Fitbit applications. photos are able to identify the individuals with their faces.
New Apple Apps
Apple will be working on the addition of two completely brand new apps that are new fitness and AR apps. Both of them will be first-party iOS applications. Let’s take a look at these apps:
1. New Fitness App
You must have heard of an Apple watch which is a smartwatch, popularly known as Fitbit. This watch is known for keeping a record of your footsteps on a daily basis and has proved to be one of the best gadgets for workouts. This watch completely tracks down your workouts.
Fitbit is not enough for Apple. They are now working to add a workout app that will be fully exclusive. This app will contain instructions not only for outdoor workouts like cycling, skipping, brisk walking, etc. but also for indoor workouts
2. New AR App
Undoubtedly, iOS is a hard worker when it comes to the AR approach. New additions could bring a drastic change to increase the goodwill of the company, which is already at a higher pace.
iOS is working with its stores and Starbucks to create a new AR experience for its customers. If you are searching for an item at the apple store you will be able to point out your iPhone’s camera at a product you would like to know more about. The AR app will also connect to triggers in the app stores to auto-populate the experiences. This feature will also allow the third-party to add their own “triggers” for a good experience.
Related:- PicsArt for iPhone Users
Some Additional Features
1. Animoji Filters in the Camera App
One of the highlights of the iOS camera is its Animoji filter application. Animojis are gaining popularity at a high pace. You all must have seen the Animojis video being forwarded and shared on social media. This animation filter allows you to make a cartoonish video of yourself and send it to whosoever you want to. It does the complete and accurate face mapping of the user. Animojis will be soon available in the camera app allowing you longer videos. Moreover, they are easing the current method of Animoji video creation.
2. Alarm Enhancements
The usual setup alarm that lets us, to wake up on time. But the alarm needs to be enhanced which is why Apple is trying to transform the existing alarm feature. Apple is trying to create automated alarms with no outside intervention as presently the alarm is manual. This automation feature has already been introduced for standard alarms.
They are trying to make an alarm that needs not to be set before going to bed every night. They might also add a feature to snooze, not only a single alarm but a group of alarms, which could be for a day, 7 days or 30 days without turning them off and then back on.
3. Car Play and Maps
For the very first time, Apple will let the users wallpapers to be used in car play. The apple is presently testing this feature with its own wallpapers. Which contain light and dark modes that will toggle automatically with lights. iOS will provide more information about the genius bar services which are offered at the Apple store on the map. For instance, you will be able to see the device trade-in for credit.