New iOS 14 feature may change the way we find and use apps

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  • iOS 14 may allow users to preview an app’s interface even if they haven’t yet downloaded it.
  • Apple will unveil iOS 14 later this year at WWDC.
  • The coronavirus prompted Apple to cancel its in-person WWDC conference and instead put on an online-only event.
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A new report from 9to5Mac reveals that iOS 14 may make it a lot easier for users to discover and explore new third-party apps. According to the report, a newly unearthed API from a recent build of iOS 14 suggests that iOS 14 will enable users to use a QR code and subsequently experience limited aspects of an application’s user experience without having to download the app in the first place.

The report notes that the API is known as “Clips” and, as the name implies, will let developers offer “interactive and dynamic content from their apps even if you haven’t installed them.” Of course, developers will be able to choose what portion of an app will be made available to users in the form of a “floating card that shows a native user interface instead of a web page.”

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