Apple rilascia iOS 7.1

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Dopo un lungo periodo di beta, Apple ha finalmente rilasciato la versione 7.1 del proprio sistema operativo che, come rivelato dallo stesso colosso di Cupertino, introduce CarPlay, una serie di miglioramenti all'interfaccia grafica ed al sensore Touch ID presente nel nuovo iPhone 5s. L'aggiornamento pesa 268 megabyte ed apporta anche delle modifiche all'assistente vocale, Siri, all'applicazione della fotocamera ed in generale all'UI dei dispositivi. In concomitanza con la pubblicazione dell'atteso update, Apple ha anche aperto una nuova pagina sul proprio sito ufficiale che mostra proprio le novità. 

CarPlay 
  • iOS experience designed for the car 
  • Simply connect your iPhone to a CarPlay enabled vehicle 
  • Supports Phone, Music, Maps, Messages, and 3rd-party audio apps 
  • Control with Siri and the car's touchscreen, knobs, and buttons 
Siri 
  • Manually control when Siri listens by holding down the home button while you speak and releasing it when you're done as an alternative to letting Siri automatically notice when you stop talking 
  • New, more natural sounding male and female voices for Mandarin Chinese, UK English, Australian English, and Japanese 
iTunes Radio 
  • Search field above Featured Stations to easily create stations based on your favorite artist or song 
  • Buy albums with the tap of a button from Now Playing 
  • Subscribe to iTunes Match on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to enjoy iTunes Radio ad-free 
Calendar 
  • Option to display events in month view 
  • Country specific holidays automatically added for many countries 
Accessibility 
  • Bold font option now includes the keyboard, calculator, and many icon glyphs 
  • Reduce Motion option now includes Weather, Messages, and multitasking UI animations 
  • New options to display button shapes, darken app colors, and reduce white point 
Other 
  • New Camera setting to automatically enable HDR for iPhone 5s 
  • iCloud Keychain support in additional countries 
  • FaceTime call notifications are automatically cleared when you answer a call on another device 
  • Fixes a bug that could occasionally cause a home screen crash 
  • Improves Touch ID fingerprint recognition 
  • Improved performance for iPhone 4 
  • Fixes display of Mail unread badge for numbers greater than 10,000 
  • Continued user interface refinements