Best new features coming to the iPhone in iOS 14

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Craig Federighi, Apple's head of software engineering, said the widgets were designed based on the information screens on the Apple Watch. The annual developer conference, being held online this year for the first time because of the novel coronavirus, is where Apple often announces access to new hardware capabilities, such as special tools for artificial intelligence and augmented reality.

What's new in iPadOS 14? This allows you to see more options or views for apps such as Photos, Notes, Mail, Files and even Apple Music.

In addition, users can also now choose app screens they want to hide and instead jump to the library to find the app they want. Apple also redesigned its search interface for the iPad.

Incoming calls will no longer take over your screen on iOS devices, including iPad and iPhone.

There are many improvements to Apple Pencil functionality on compatible iPads, aimed at making scribbles and handwriting input smoother. Plus, you can set a photo or emoji as the icon for the group text now.

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Apple Pencil can also be used to make sketches look more professional, just by pausing after completing a line or shape. Users can now select what they've written and convert it to text instantly. A similar feature will also come to the iPad. An update of iOS 13 will support the feature as well. New privacy features offer more transparency and control, as apps are now required to receive permission before tracking.

The final version will be available this fall to iPad Air 2 and later, all iPad Pro models, iPad 5th generation and later, and iPad mini 4 and later.

What's new in watchOS 7?

Users can now have multiple complications from a single app, and can now share watch face configurations with specific complications. Apple also teased a new option for users to unlock and start their cars with an iPhone.

New workouts that can be detected include dance and core training.

Noise level updates will help users stay at comfortable and healthy volumes when using headphones. SwiftUI gets a major upgrade so that developers can write entire apps with shared code across all Apple platforms, while easily adding custom Mac features like Preferences windows.

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