Apple Releases iOS 8.1 with further Continuity integration




Apple iOS 8.1 Monday, the latest version of the mobile operating system for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The software includes support for Apple Pay payment system. SMS messages can be answered from a Mac now.

iOS 8.1 Apple presented iOS 8.1 last week when the new iPads are also announced . The update will now activate its Apple Apple Pay payment system, although this is still only works in the United States. The system is also to the Netherlands, but when is not yet known.

Furthermore, the update will also roll back the camera. Who replaced Apple in iOS 8, but this led to criticism. Apple has introduced iCloud photo library as a beta. Another novelty is that the operating system now gives a warning if the user wants to record a time-lapse video, but there is very little space.

The biggest change for Dutch and Belgian users is further support for Continuity, such as hot collaboration between iOS and Macs. The update is now possible to answer SMS and MMS messages arriving on an iPhone, Mac or iPad. In addition, it is now possible to activate the hotspot from a Mac to an iPhone and thus access the Internet. For this, both devices must be near together.

Also there are several bugs squashed with iOS 8.1, which is to get in through the App Store. Apple has also added an option to choose from 2G, 3G or LTE networks for mobile data. Finally HealthKit apps in the background can now gain access to medical data, while previously it could not. But it does not require users to self select which apps have access to certain data.


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