Valery LEBOVKA, “FACTS”
The American company Apple, starred a year ago in Kiev is an incredible headphone, held its latest worldwide developers conference (Worldwide Developers Conference, or WWDC), which introduced a new version of its mobile operating system iOS 14.
One of the main innovations was to have the home screen, the ability of widgets and interpreters from 11 languages. The broadcast was carried out on the company website, writes resource CNews.
First changes have affected the home screen iPhone — it is now possible to place the widgets, i.e., Windows from other applications, for example, the weather, the size of which can be adjusted. In addition, there will be new widget Smart Stack, showing the most relevant apps depending on the time of day.
The App Library allows you to automatically group apps by category (social networks, games, recently downloaded), and to display them in grouped folders. Also, users will be able to create widgets of your favorite apps on your home screen — it can be show the weather or calendar.
In addition, the company has revealed the App function Clip, which you can use to launch mini-versions of applications without waiting for their full load. This can be useful, for example, when using a new service-rent scooters.
Updates touched and the voice assistant Siri. He bodemsanering small space on the bottom of the screen, but will be able to send voice messages along with the dictation.
In Apple Translate will be available simultaneous translation. It automatically detects the language of the speaker and gives you the translation. At the start will be available in 11 languages.
Using the function the iPhone CarKey now you can open the car and also the user can share the key via iMessenge. In the Apple Maps will be a function of the recommendations and guides, as well as support for bike lanes based on the data on traffic and stairs.
Also updated the Messages app: now you can pin important correspondence on top of the other, address the message to a specific user in chat rooms and receive notifications when one of the users you mentioned.
Another important update: at the presentation, Apple CEO Tim cook said that the company refuses Intel processors in their Mac computers and goes on its own.
“Today we announce that the transition to Apple’s silicon that makes this a historic day for the Mac”, he said.
As explained in the company, the transition will improve the performance of computers with less energy consumption. The development of new processors was conducted for about 10 years.
Besides the fact that all Apple apps will be compatible with the new processor, other companies like Adobe and Microsoft, are also adapting their programs under it.
As added cook, the first computers with their own processors will be released before the end of the year. The transition itself will take two years. The company will continue to release updates of the operating system for Mac computers with Intel for “many years.”
Along with this conference Apple talked about the new operating system macOS Big Sur. It features a new design, which was added to the control Center (as in iOS and iPadOS) and a big upgrade from the Safari browser.
According to the company, the above innovations iOS 14 will be available in the new OS for the iPad.
Earlier, the “FACTS” I wrote that Apple made an important statement for owners of older iPhone models.