Apple Releases Fourth Beta Of iOS 11.1 And watchOS 4.1 To Developers

Apple today released the fourth beta of an upcoming iOS 11.1 update to developers for testing purpose, only 4 days after seeding the third iOS 11.1 beta and over a month after releasing the iOS 11 update to the public. Developers who registered from Apple's Developer Center can download the iOS 11 beta OTA once the proper configuration profile has been installed.

The iOS 11.1 beta introduces a range of new Unicode 10 emoji characters: crazy face, pie, pretzel, t-rex, vampire, exploding head, face vomiting, shushing face, love you gesture, fortune cookie, pie, hedgehog, so on. The beta also returns 3D Touch App Switcher gestures for multitasking, as well as built-in keyboard in iOS 11.1 now offers up multiple emoji symbols, and several other small tweaks.

The update also introduces a fix for a Reachability bug that is been present since the release of iOS 11, and a faster unlock animation. As for As for security fixes, the version addresses a serious vulnerability in the WPA2 Wi-Fi standard that protects majority of modern Wi-Fi networks. Attackers could exploit weaknesses in WPA2 protocol to decrypt network traffic to sniff out sensitive information.

Aside from releasing fourth beta of iOS 11.1, the company also released fourth beta of watchOS 4.1 to developers for testing purpose, just four days after releasing the third watchOS 4.1 beta. Once proper configuration profile has been installed from the Apple Dev Center, the new watchOS 4 beta can be downloaded through the dedicated Watch app on your iPhone by going to General - Software update.

In watchOS 4.1, Apple bring steam Music and Radio app to Apple Watch Series 3 users, you can now stream music, giving you access to any song from Apple Music or your iCloud Music Library, straight from the wrist. The new Radio app also gives you access to Beats 1 live or any Apple Music radio station. And you can use Siri as your personal DJ. 

Via MacRumors, Image Via CNBC And 9to5Mac

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