As the fixed schedule, Apple presents new iOS 8.1 with major update for iPhones, iPad and iPod Touch.
Official updates iOS to bring name 8.1 has undergone beta 2, and assigned to test since late September. iOS 8.1 includes some major improvements, but the most prominent of which must feature include SMS Relay, this feature allows users to receive SMS messages right on your Mac to use this feature, you need to activate iMessages in OS X. The NFC chip can now operate with Touch ID via electronic payment services called Apple Pay, however, this feature only works in the US market and for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. The iCloud Photo Library is in beta, this feature will help users better manage the photos and videos stored on iCloud at lower capacity, reducing loss device memory resources. Finally it was brought back to Apple camera roll function.
At the same time, Apple also fixed a number of serious errors of users throughout the new versions 8.1 and 8.0.2, such as Bluetooth, Wi-Fi performance, screen rotation function does not work, search for messages sometimes does not show results, or Safari browser sometimes can not be viewed video. For an update via OTA protocol, Go to Settings> General> Software Update, for those devices supported.
iOS 8.1 Features:
Apple Pay support for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus also only for U.S.
Photos includes new features like iCloud Photo Library, Camera Roll album in the Photos app, My Photo Stream album when the iCloud Photo Library is not enabled, and also gives notifications when running low on space before capturing Time Lapse videos.
Messages includes new features like ability for iPhone users to send and receive text messages and mms from their iPad and Mac, Also resolves search issue which are sometimes not display accurate results, Bug fixes for messages marked as read and also fixes group messaging issue, Wi-Fi performance and Bluetooth connections issues solves, Screen rotation issue fixed, New Network selection option for 2G, 3G or LTE for Internet data, Safari browser videos play issue fixed, Air Drop support for Passbook passes, New option to enable Dictation in Settings for Keyboards, separate from Siri, New HealthKit apps enables to access data in the background, Fixes a bug where Voice Over issue solved which is not work with 3rd party keyboards apps and tone dialing problem, Improves audio quality and stability when using MFi Hearing Aids with iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, Handwriting reliability also Improves, Voice Over comes with Bluetooth keyboards and Braille and OS X Caching Server issue for iOS updates also solves.