Wondering if you need to upgrade your iPhone to the latest iOS 14 software? If you are are a true-blue traveller, then the answer is yes! Read on to know what travel-related features the latest update presents and how it will elevate your future travel experiences. By Amitha Ameen

1. Translate App


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The number one difference that stands out to iOS users who have upgraded to the latest software is the new ‘Translate’ app that comes pre-downloaded on the homepage. This app will serve as the perfect companion on your next international trip and enable you to seamlessly carry out a conversation with someone who speaks a different language. All you need to do is tap the microphone and start speaking and the app will immediately translate it in the language that you prefer and speak your words to the person and vice versa. The best part is that you can access the app offline as well after downloading your desired languages.

2. Maps Guides


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While Apple Maps is yet to give Google Maps a run for its money, it has come a long way since its launch in 2012. The newest update will present you with curated guides of where to eat, stay, shop, and explore in some of the largest cities in the world. Apart from auto-updating recommendations and removing obsolete places, the map also provides cycling directions to those who prefer to go around a destination on a bicycle.

3. Picture in Picture


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This has got to be one of the most awaited updates for iPhone users. This new feature will allow you to continue playing a video on your screen even if you are on another app. You can drag the PiP around, adjust its size, and even hide it at the edge of the screen temporarily. This will come in handy when you are on a FaceTime call and also need to check directions, make a reservation, or simply use the phone to do something else while on a call.

4. Smart Stack Widget


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Widgets have got an all-new look in the latest iOS update. Instead of having to go into each native app individually, through a smart stack, you can check all your information one after the other. This means you can check the weather of the place you are at and check the date on the calendar one after the other at the same place. This will not only save time but also eliminate opening each native app unnecessarily.

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