WWDC20 (Apple Event)

June 22, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. PDT
Steve Jobs Theater

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iOS 14 looks pretty good.

I was somewhat surprised by the change to the macOS app icons. Until this year, their design guidelines told developers they should not make their app icons look like the style of iOS app icons. I actually think the ones they made look ok though.

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https://developer.apple.com/design/human-interface-guidelines/macos/icons-and-images/app-icon/

Watch the keynote

Here are the main things Apple announced. The following is from their website.

iOS 14

The things you do every day just got easier than ever with iOS 14. Redesigned widgets put more information on an all-new Home Screen. App Clips help you handle tasks quickly. And the App Library automatically organizes your apps, so you can find them even faster.

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iPadOS 14

Unlock the unique capabilities of iPad with iPadOS 14. Use handwriting as easily as typed text in Notes. Access more app functions in a single view with enhanced app designs. And write in any text field with Scribble.

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watchOS 7

With watchOS 7, you can now discover custom watch faces on websites and social media and share faces with friends. You’ll also meet the Sleep app of your dreams, track fitness metrics with four new workouts, and create healthier habits with the new Handwashing feature.

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macOS Big Sur

macOS Big Sur brings a stunning new design that makes Mac even more powerful. The biggest Safari update ever delivers a more personal and private browsing experience, while updates to Messages and Maps let you express and explore like never before.

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iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 Compatibility

Any device that can run iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 will be able to run iOS 14 and iPadOS 14.

watchOS 7 Compatibility

Apple Watch Series 3
Apple Watch Series 4
Apple Watch Series 5

macOS Big Sur Compatibility


A developer beta for iOS 14, iPadOS 14, watchOS 7, and macOS Big Sur are now available for registered developers to download.

Widgets are a staple of iOS 14. You should learn how they work before iOS 14 is publicly released. :slight_smile:


Also, the iOS 14 magnifier has been overhauled.

Oh, did I forgot to mention that iOS 14 also has picture in picture mode now?
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Apple is now allowing people to disable this effect in macOS Big Sur. :slight_smile:

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The first public beta of macOS Big Sur has finally been released! :partying_face:


Want to see the massively redesigned operating system? Here is a guide on how to install it.

Safari in iOS 14 has a ton of interesting features. You should check them out!

The first public beta of watchOS 7 has finally been released! :partying_face:

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Want to see watchOS 7 for yourself? Here is a guide on how to install it.

If you have terrible sleep habits, iOS 14 is here to save the day!

I will surely be interested in that taller Apple News widget! :grin:

Take a peak at this article if you want to learn about the new privacy features in iOS 14.

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Apple has implemented another major feature that was announced at WWDC20.

There are some hidden features in iOS 14 that you should know about.

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Apple has made some tweaks to the App Library.

Take a peak at this article if you want to learn about the new camera features in iOS 14.

In iOS 14, you can change the default browser. Read this article if you want to know how.