iOS 8.1 has dropped mere weeks after the ill fated 8.0.1 and then rapid 8.0.2 and to enable Apple Pay iOS 8.1 is here. Just in case you didn’t read the changelog here’s whats new in 8.1
iOS 8.0.2 was a bug fix and one of the things fixed in the rapidly pushed out update was enabling HealthKit to finally work. Healthkit apps are few and far between at the useful perhaps at the moment but hopefully with time HealthKit apps and hardware will improve and we can all avoid another Passbook failure.
iOS 8.0.1 came and went so fast I never had the chance to update my iPhone 6. iOS 8.0.2 has just dropped coming in at a 78mb download.
Notice that iOS 8 seems to be draining your battery ever so slightly since the update to iOS 8, here’s how to check what apps are draining the battery life from your phone.
Messages has been given a royal workout in the latest incarnation of iOS 8. Here’s some of the nice cool features to play with.
iOS 8 has dropped but be prepared for a bit of a wait as download speeds go up and down depending on the gods. Right now on a 10mb connection i’m looking at 3 hours for the 1.5 gb download. Yo’ll also need to make sure you have 5gb free for the installation.
Next up at WWDC 2014 is iOS 8. Apple has now sold well over 800 million iOS devices and each of the categories of devices has set its own significant sales record in the past year