Monday, January 28, 2013

Apple Releases iOS 6.1 Update

Today, the first update for iOS 6 has been released, after five different beta tests. Along with standard bug fixes, the update comes with a few improvements.

  • LTE support for more carriers (complete list of supported carriers at
  • Purchase movie tickets through Fandango with Siri (USA only)
  • iTunes Match subscribers can now download individual songs from iCloud
  • New button to reset the Advertising Identifier

Apple's Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing, Phillip Schiller, proclaimed "iOS 6 is the world's most advanced mobile operating system, and with nearly 300 million iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices on iOS 6 in just five months, it may be the most popular new version of an OS in history [...] iOS 6.1 brings LTE support to more markets around the world, so even more users can enjoy ultrafast Safari browsing, FaceTime video calls, iCloud services, and iTunes and App Store downloads."

If you own an iPhone, the software update is available now in the Settings page. 1GB of free space is needed for the update. For more details, visit the official site.

-Caleb Smith
Tech Editor




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