Heads up, iPhone users. It’s time for an update. Apple on Tuesday rolled out iOS 7.1.1, bringing some improvements, bug fixes, and security updates.
The update most notably brings further improvements for Touch ID fingerprint recognition on the iPhone 5s. The download also fixes a bug that could impact keyboard responsiveness, and a glitch that can occur when using Bluetooth keyboards with VoiceOver enabled.
On the security front, Tuesday’s update also includes a number of fixes for issues that could allow an attacker to obtain your website credentials, capture other data, change operations performed in SSL-protected sessions, or install malware on a vulnerable device. For more, check out Apple’s security notes for iOS 7.1.1.
The update requires at least 1.2GB of storage.
The move comes after Apple last month released the first major iOS 7 refresh with iOS 7.1, which included support for the much-hyped CarPlay, improvements for Siri, Touch ID, and more. That update also brought some changes to the calendar and camera, new accessibility options, and “more natural sounding” Siri voices for Mandarin Chinese, U.K. English, Australian English, and Japanese.
Meanwhile, as Apple continues to improve iOS 7, techies have been turning their attention to iOS 8. The next-gen mobile OS will reportedly help you name that tune thanks to integration with Shazam, according to Bloomberg. Shazam is already available to download on the App Store, but if the deal with Apple goes through, iOS users will be able to tap into the service’s technology without downloading a separate app.
Apple is expected to preview its next-generation operating system during its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), which kicks off on June 2.
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