Apple on Tuesday morning had released iOS 8.1.3, after weeks of extensive testing. This update includes: increased stability and performance improvements, as well as a list of major bug fixes. It also reduces the amount of storage required to perform updates.
Apple continues to do their hard work behind-the-scenes on their upcoming iOS 8.1.3 update, and on Thursday, retail employees that have been testing the software received a second iOS 8.1.3 beta. The newest build is ’12B466′, which is six builds newer than the previous seed they received on Wednesday, January 7th.
On Monday morning, Apple has seeded a new addition of their fourth iOS 8.2 beta to developers. The release comes three weeks simply after the previous operating system, which is better known as iOS 8.2 beta. Following this morning’s discovery that Apple has begun testing early iOS 9 prototype builds, can only mean that new features will come soon.
It is said that Apple could release a software update as soon as next week. It’s certainly unclear whether the company would make a beta release, or the public release of iOS 8.1.3, but many sources note that the software could be available Tuesday or Wednesday.
Apple’s App Store Distribution support page recently revealed on Tuesday that 68% of iOS devices are now running iOS 8. This means that the adoption rate has just jumped by 4% since it was last announced on December 22nd. In the meantime, and not surprisingly, iOS 7 adoption rate has decreased by 3%, only showcasing 29% of the install base, while other iOS versions are still holding on at 4%.
Apple has sent out one big software update, and several minor ones since they first released iOS 8 to the public this past September. The newest version of Apple’s mobile platform, iOS 8.1.2, is much more smoother and stable than Apple’s early iOS 8 releases. Which brings us to some tips on the new operating system that you might not know about, or might want to fix.
Apple recently announced that iOS 8 adoption has reached 64%, this is measured by the App Store on December 22nd. With that said, that’s an increase of just 1% from December 8th, when Apple last measured the number.
Nintype is an iOS 8 keyboard which supports two-handed swipe gestures, and comes with a list of convenient functionality. One feature in particular is a calculator inside the keyboard, this allows users to quickly perform calculations without having to leave the app they’re currently in.