Apple mentioned its newest iOS 14 software program might be launched on September 16, forward of the corporate’s launch of the next-generation iPhones.
We noticed our first glimpse at iOS 14 earlier this yr at Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference, which included residence display screen widgets and reply threading in Messages. It additionally comes with new Maps options, together with including biking as a transportation possibility, and routing for electrical automobile homeowners to allow them to discover charging factors alongside the way in which.
iOS 14 additionally comes with an in-built translator, an improved and redesigned Siri, and higher safety and privateness options within the Safari browser.
But one privateness characteristic promised by Apple might be delayed. Apple mentioned it could enable iPhone customers to opt-out of in-app monitoring, which the firm mentioned would not be instantly enforced when iOS 14 is launched. It follows an uproar from advert giants — together with Facebook — which lobbied towards the proposal. Apple mentioned it could give builders till subsequent yr to regulate to the adjustments.
iOS 14 might be supported on iPhone 6s and later, and lands as a free obtain.
Apple mentioned it can additionally launch its upcoming iPadOS 14, watchOS 14 and tvOS 14 on September 16.