The most recent iOS update has arrived for the iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro, and iPhone 12 Pro Max. iOS 14.2.1 has been released for these models only, with other compatible devices staying at iOS 14.2. While this is a minor update, it offers several bug fixes for owners of iPhone 12 series devices.
Apple has seeded the first beta of iOS 14.3 to developers and participants in the Apple Beta Software Program. The latest version comes hot on the heels of iOS 14.2. New features promised in October continue to roll out to iPhone owners with each update. So what's in store for iOS 14.3 users?
Apple officially launched the M1, a custom designed, power-sipping system on a chip. Macs with the M1 blow the doors off Intel-processor based models when it comes to performance. Even with blazing speeds, battery life is extremely long with Apple setting new standards for performance per watt.
Apple Watch users can now stream tunes from Spotify without the help of an iPhone. The Spotify app has added support for stand alone streaming over Wi-Fi or a cellular data connection. This means Spotify is truly untethered from its dependence on a paired iPhone.
Pandora fans can now use their favorite music service on the HomePod and HomePod mini. Support for Apple's smart speakers has arrived, with Siri recognizing voice requests to play tracks from Pandora's music library. iOS 14 has made it possible to use third-party apps for many services on the iPhone, iPad, and HomePod.