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iOS 14 All Features For iPhone Users in India-The Biggest Announcements From Apple WWDC 2020

Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) for this year i.e. WWDC 2020 streamed on YouTube this time with all the necessary precautions, with Tim Cook addressing an auditorium with no one present.

It is the very first time where a conference has been streamed online from an empty auditorium and directly into the living rooms of their worldwide developers and fans.

Following are some of the biggest news from WWDC 2020:

iOS 14 Features

ios 14 all features

Apple unveiled and gave a sneak peek of its upcoming software i.e. iOS 14, the new update which will be coming to iPhones- both for the new devices to be launched and the devices we already own.

This new update added an App Library, a new feature which can automatically group apps into folders making different pages, based on their categories.


iOS 14 Widgets

With this update Apple changed the widgets a bit. Now it is customized, we can place it on the home screen. It took this feature from Apple Watch. We can also resize it.


Picture-in-picture is also coming and already available for iPads to iPhones. It will let us swipe away while watching video.

This feature will let us mesage or do other things, while watching the video in a small screen allowing us to resize and move the video.

Uprgade in Memoji

Uprgade in Memoji

In the upcoming upgrade, the memojis are getting more options such as: face masks, more age options, accessories and many more emotion options. The Memoji feature was first introduced to the iPhone iOS 12. The three memojis to be added are a fist bumping, a virtual hugging, and blushing emotion. Also, these options are also available on Mac Computers.

Update in Apple Maps

With this new upgrade in Apple Maps, a new feature “Cycling Directions” has been added to the Apple Maps which will be available on iOS 14 as well as on WatchOS 7.
But currently this feature is only being launched in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Shanghai, and Beijing. Users might also see the change in elevation while using the stairs.

Sleep tracking Option

With this new Wind Down mode, one can set one’s desired bedtime and waking up time, both on Apple Watch and iPhone. The user can view their sleep trends mapped overtime too. This will be a part of the new iOS 14 update.This will help users in pre-bedtime routine and complete their sleep goals.


With the new update, the all new Siri Comes in a compact mode and whenever you open it, it won’t cover your whole screen . We can see the results on the top of the screen. “This is especially great when there’s information you want to reference on screen”, said Apple’s senior VP of Software Engineering, Craig Federighi. The new Siri feature also supports sending audio messages.
With the all new Translate App for iOS, user can directly integrate with Siri and can help with translation which will also be available offline. In addition to that, it will also work on landscape mode.


Previously, Safari didn’t support extensions. But with the new update it is possible.

Safari’s new features include – a customizable start page and more tabs, quick and easy translation, and a new option for Privacy Report.
Users can now also customize the start page with a background image.

We can now find Safari Extensions on App Store. Apple will let the users decide which apps or website might be able to use the extension, among other controls.
Safari 14 ships with iOS 14 and macOS 1.

It is also claiming to be 50 percent faster than Google Chrome.

App Clips

With the all new App Clips, we can download a small part of an app and see whether it works fine for us or not. The only can decide if to download the application or not.

WatchOS 7 Features

WatchOS 7 Features

Washing your hands

With the ongoing pandemic, keeping up good hygiene is a must. So, the new will automatically detect when you wash your hands. It will then keep track of the time and will also provide prompts to wash the hands for a minimum of the recommended 20 seconds.

Tracking Dance Workout

With this new feature is an addition to tracking running, swimming, rowing, and many more workouts, we might be able to track our dance workout and view how much calories were burnt in the act.

We can see all this data on our iPhone in the rebranded Fitness app wich was known to us as Activity App.

Sleep tracking

As entioned earlier with the Wind Down Option, one can set one’s desired bedtime and waking up time, both on Apple Watch and iPhone. The user can view their sleep trends mapped overtime too.This will help users create a pre-bedtime routine and complete their sleep goals.

iPadOS 14 Features


With the Scribble feature, users can write in any text field and it will be automatically converted to text, which will make Messaging or searching in Safari fast and fun.


The search option on iPad has been rebuilt.

Now it comes with a compact design, which enables the users to start a search from anywhere, without leaving the app they are using that time.

tvOS 14 Features

With the tvOS 14, Apple TV users can now access HomeKit-enabled video cameras and accessories by accesing Siri or Control Center, and in return can receive notifications regarding Doorbell, on the screen with live feeds showing who is on the door.

tvOS 14 expanded their multi-user capabilities which will now include Apple Arcade and other games. With this everyone of the users in the house can easily resume their games exactly where they left. With the help of Control Center, players can also switch between

their game progress, Game Center achievements, users, leaderboards, and friends too.

macOS 11 Big Sur

With macOS Big Sur, Apple introduced a redesign which is really beautiful .
They are calling this the biggest Design Upgrade Since the Introduction of Mac OS X.With this we get an updated Messages app which lets users send and receive more personal messages. Users can also keep track and interact within group messages.

“macOS Big Sur is a major update that advances the legendary combination of the power of UNIX with the ease of use of the Mac, and delivers our biggest update to design in more than a decade,” said

Apple’s senior vice president of Software Engineering, Craig Federighi. “With its modern and clean look, huge improvements to key apps including Safari, Messages, and Maps, and new privacy features, we think everyone is going to love the breakthrough experience that macOS Big Sur offers.”
macOS Big Sur provides a spacious new design which will make the navigation easier. User can easily customize the curvature of the window corners. Also the palette of colors and materials has been refined.
The Dock icons have been designed to be more consistent with icons. Now the buttons and controls appear only when needed.
The all new customizable menu bar feature has a Control Center, which delivers quick access to controls from the reach of desktop.

Mac transition to Apple silicon

Apple silicon features
Apple Silicon

Apple also announced that it will transition the Mac to its world-class Apple silicon. It will help in delivering industry-leading performance and many powerful new technologies. With his the developers can now start updating their apps and can take advantages of the Apple silicon in the Mac. With this transition, it will also establish a common architecture across all the Apple products. It will also make it easier for developers to create and optimize applications.
With this the developers can transform their existing applications to run smoothly on Apple silicon.
“From the beginning, the Mac has always embraced big changes to stay at the forefront of personal computing. Today we’re announcing our transition to Apple silicon, making this a historic day for the Mac,” said Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook.

“With its powerful features and industry-leading performance, Apple silicon will make the Mac stronger and more capable than ever. I’ve never been more excited about the future of the Mac,” he further added.

To help out the developers with Apple silicon, Apple is also launching the Universal App Quick Start Program.

This program will provide access to documentation,beta versions of macOS Big Sur and Xcode 12, forums support, and Developer Transition Kit (DTK) (limited usage), a Mac development system based on Apple’s A12Z Bionic System on a Chip (SoC).The DTK, which must be returned to Apple at the end of the program, consists of a Mac mini with Apple’s A12Z Bionic SoC inside and desktop specs, including 16GB of memory, a 512GB SSD, and a variety of Mac I/O ports. Developers can apply for the program at developer.apple.com, for a sum of $500.

Kavita is a tech enthusiast. She is the co-founder and Content Strategist of Technologydunia.in . She is also an Instagram Food Blogger. She is a foodie by day and writer by night. You can follow her food blog on Instagram @thatfoodiefreak .


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