After three months of testing, the official version of IOS / ipados 14 finally arrived on September 17. The following compatible devices can be updated to the latest IOS / ipados 14. Since it is a large version update, it is recommended to first conduct data update before updating. In this article, we summarize the features of IOS < 14. If you are confused about the features of the new system, you can refer to it before upgrading. < / P > < p > in the cognition of all users, the first impression that the new system is different from the old system is always the change of appearance, such as the flat design of IOS 7, the control center of IOS 10, and the dark mode of IOS 13. For IOS 14, the most intuitive change is the redesigned “widget”, which is no longer limited to “negative screen”, but supports adding to the main screen. < / P > < p > the biggest change in the appearance design of IOS 14 is the addition of new design of small components. Previously, the small components that could only be stored on the negative screen can now be placed on the main screen, and there are three sizes to choose from: large, medium and small. < / P > < p > on the main screen, small components of the same size can also be stacked, up to 10 can be stacked at the same time, and swipe up and down to switch between different small components. < / P > < p > long press the widget and select “Edit widget” to edit the display form of the widget. For example, the weather / clock component can change the weather / time displayed in different cities; the reminder / memo component can change the displayed reminder list / memo. < / P > < p > for the experience of the widget function of IOS 14, please refer to our previous article: “desktop widget being abandoned by Android users, why return to IOS 14? 》< / P > < p > in addition to the small components, another big change of IOS 14 is on the new “rightmost screen”. This page, called “app repository”, is a “repository” of all apps. You can find all the apps installed in your phone here. < / P > < p > the app resource library has its own classification function. The two folders in the first line are fixed “suggestions” and “recently added”. The former contains apps that are recommended by the system according to your usage habits, and the latter are those recently downloaded apps. Other folders except the first line are classified folders generated by the system according to different application types, such as social classes, tools, entertainment, etc. < / P > < p > for the introduction of IOS 14 app repository, please refer to our previous article: “IOS 14” app repository “: the last straw to save” zombie applications “< / P > < p > although the IOS system is very easy to use, it sometimes falls off the chain in some details, such as volume control pop-up window, full screen display of incoming calls, etc., which are often maddening. < / P > < p > in IOS 13, apple changed the volume control pop-up window to the control bar. In this case, IOS 14 has finally turned to display incoming calls in full screen. Now phone / FaceTime calls will appear in the form of banner at the top of the screen, instead of full screen display. < p > < p > Siri also uses a compact interface, which pops up from the bottom of the screen when you issue a request command. When Siri answers, it appears at the top of the screen like a notification. In the new streamlined layout, Siri’s answers have been updated to show only the information you need. < / P > < p > IOS 14 now supports the “picture in picture” function. Now you can perform other tasks while playing video / FaceTime video calls. The picture in picture window also supports zooming in, zooming out, and minimizing hiding. < / P > < p > my expression has been updated in IOS 14, including 10 new hairstyles, 18 new headwear, 6 age options and new mask decoration. In addition, the facial and muscular structure of Mimi expression is also adopted < / P > < p > the former can automatically switch the appropriate surround channel when listening to audio with specific space, so that the listener can have a feeling that the sound is always emitted from the direction of the device; the latter allows airpods Seamlessly switch pairing between different devices without manual settings. For example, airpods will switch automatically when you end a call on your iPhone and pick up your iPad to listen to a podcast. < / P > < p > for the two new features of airpods, please refer to our previous article: firmware update of airpods, “spatial audio” and “automatic switching” are coming. < / P > < p > the new translation app of IOS 14 is a native application created by apple, and currently supports 11 languages, including English, Chinese, Japanese and Korean. < / P > < p > for the experience of translating app, please refer to our previous article: “IOS 14 translation app experience: guess what” gourd eating crowd “is translated into < / P > < p > now, you can use Siri to send audio messages on IOS and Carplay cars, and wechat may also support this function in the future. < / P > < p > the map app in IOS 14 introduces a new route to guide you along the cycle path. You can preview the route, view the traffic conditions of the streets along the way, and plan routes to avoid steep slopes or stairs. < / P > < p > IOS 14 adds a number of privacy protection mechanisms. Whenever an app uses your microphone or camera, IOS will display an indicator in the app and the control center at the same time. When the microphone is called, a yellow dot will be displayed, and a green dot will be displayed when the camera is called. < / P > < p > Photo Gallery access restrictions are also optimized in IOS 14. If an app requests access to your photos, you can choose to share only specific items or allow access to your entire gallery. < / P > < p > IOS 14 supports changing the default browser and email app, and you can now choose a third-party browser and email app as the new default app. < / P > < p > after updating some models to IOS 14, the continuous shooting speed of some models can be increased by 90%, and the continuous shooting speed of iPhone 11 Pro Max updated to IOS 14 can reach 4 pictures / second, and the continuous shooting speed of old devices can also be improved to a certain extent. < / P > < p > IOS 14 optimizes the QR code experience. Now, even if the QR code is small in size or wrapped on other objects, it can be scanned successfully. < / P > < p > for the changes of camera / photo app in the new system, please refer to our previous article: what are the new changes of “camera” and “photo album” of IOS 14? 》< / P > < p > new features in IOS 14’s health app can help you prioritize sleep and improve your overall health. Set a goal for how long you sleep each night, and then set a daily bedtime and wake-up schedule. < / P > < p > when you’re in sleep mode, the iPhone turns on do not disturb mode, so you don’t have to worry about phone calls, text messages and notifications at night. Sleep mode also dims the screen and displays the date, time, tomorrow’s alarm clock and set bedtime activities. < / P > < p > voice recognition: with the help of intelligent technology on the device side, the voice recognition function can remind users to avoid missing the warning sound from the surrounding environment. When an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch detects a specific type of sound or warning sound, such as a fire alarm or doorbell, the user will be prompted on the device. < / P > < p > headphone adjustment: this new auxiliary feature is specially designed to amplify weak sounds and adjust certain frequencies for personal hearing to make music, movies, calls, and podcasts sound clearer. < / P > < p > tap the back: for users who need to use the auxiliary function, this function enables them to trigger various operations in a simple and convenient way. You can set up a couple or three taps on the back of the iPhone to trigger several actions, such as turning on the amplifier, or enabling narration when the iPhone is in its pocket. < / P > < p > the voice memo app of IOS 14 has added the “recording optimization” function, which can reduce background noise and indoor reverberation with one click. < / P > < p > the biggest upgrade point of iPad OS 14 is the experience of Apple pencil. With the help of “write as you go” function, we can use Apple pencil to write in any text column, and the written text will be converted into text text text, avoiding the tedious switching between handwriting and touch. In addition, many “writing gestures” are added to this function, such as cross out and delete, circle selection, long press and space, support for mixed writing in different languages, selection / copy of handwritten text, etc. < / P > < p > for the experience of the iPad OS 14 “with handwriting” feature, please refer to our previous article, “the iPad OS 14 stylus experience: it’s all for you to focus on writing.”. Global Tech