Apple Releases iOS 8.1.1 With Bug Fixes, Performance Improvements for iPad 2 and iPhone 4s

After two weeks of testing, Apple has released iOS 8.1.1, a minor update that includes several bug fixes. Apple first seeded the iOS 8.1.1 beta to developers on November 3.

iOS 8.1.1 is available immediately as an over-the-air download. Apple has also released new Apple TV software and an update to OS X Yosemite, OS X 10.10.1.

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According to Apple's release notes, iOS 8.1.1 includes bug fixes and increased stability and performance improvements for both the iPad 2 and the iPhone 4s, two of the older devices that support the operating system.

iOS 8.1.1 may offer several bug fixes, but as a minor update, it does not bundle in any of the major new features that are rumored for iOS 8, like improvements to Maps and split-screen multitasking for the iPad. These updates may come in iOS 8.2 or iOS 8.3, both of which Apple is rumored to be working on.

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78 months ago
Fantastic that Apple still cares about people who bought the 4S in 2011. Android OEMs would have abandoned such users years ago.
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78 months ago
Don't know why everyone's complaining... iOS 8.1 has been pretty darn smooth for me.
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78 months ago
I hesitated to download it right away. You took my trust away Apple, after 8.0.1. :p
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78 months ago
Downloading and installing right now...
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78 months ago

Performance Improvements for iPad 2 and iPhone 4s


So I guess 8.1.1 downloads and installs iOS 6?
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78 months ago
Updated. It's currently crashing every 10 secs, Siri is cursing at me, and iMessage is sending porn to my family. I should have known! Apple has really had trouble with their bug fix releases lately.
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