Apple Clips lets you use an app's best features without downloading it

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Andrew Tarantola
June 22, 2020 1:42 PM
In this article: iOS, QR code, ios14, wwdc2020, Apple, clips, news, gear

Among the numerous pieces of software debuted at Apple’s WWDC 2020 remote event on Monday, the company showed off a handy new iOS 14 feature that will enable users to view and interact with dynamic content from third party developers simply by scanning a QR code.

The feature, dubbed “Clips”, will automatically download a portion of the app’s functionality or content, rather than the entire program when users scan a compatible QR code. For example, if you want to rent a scooter, instead of downloading the entire app, creating a login, and entering your credit card login, Clips will allow you to sign in with your Apple credentials and automatically link to your Apple Pay account.

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