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It’s not too early to dream of these iOS 14 features


Split View on iPhone in iOS 14
An artist proposal for iOS 14 is a wishlist of great ideas, like bringing Split View to iPhone.
Screenshot: the Hacker 34

iOS 13 is still almost brand new, but some people are already looking ahead to the next version. An iOS 14 concept video is packed with suggestions likely to catch the eye of iPhone users, including support for multiple accounts, user-defined default applications, and far more.

Watch the concept video now:

The Hacker 34 created the iOS 14 concept video. Of course, many of these suggestions aren’t new ideas. But with Apple undoubtedly already planning iOS 14  for release in 2020, now seems like a good time to bring them all up.

iOS 14 with multiple accounts, Split View on iPhone and more

Currently, every iPhone and iPad can only offer one user account, even though families often share these devices. This proves especially true of iPads. Hacker 34 is just one of many who would like to be able to set up multiple accounts.

iPad already can display two applications side by side. This concept video shows what iOS 14 would look like if iPhone could do that, too.

Apple Watch Series 5 included an always-on screen, and the Hacker 34 would like to see that feature make a jump to the iPhone 12 (with complications). He’d also like iOS 14 to allow users to set their default applications. This would, for example, mean someone could make Google Chrome their default browser in place of Safari.

Hacker 34 also proposes redesigned icons for all Apple’s built-in iOS software, a smaller phone pop-up notification, allowing icons to be placed anywhere on the home screen, and GIFs in the keyboard.

Whether Apple will listen to these suggestions is anyone’s guess. We probably won’t know until next June, when Apple almost certainly will unveil iOS 14 at WWDC 2020.


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