iOS 6.1 was released, the list of improvements is very short

On January 29, 2013

Apple released yesterday evening the 6.1 update for iOS software platform, it brings but few improvements and features. Compared with the 5.1 update, which brought enough news for major version 5.0, iOS 6.1 is only compatible to LTE version designed to improve and repair a number of vulnerabilities.

iOS 6.1 expands the LTE support for 36 operators in 17 countries, this feature is offered to users of iPad 4th generation tablet, iPhone 5 and iPad Mini, the iPad 3rd generation users are using the limited support of low LTE modem used by Apple.

On the list of software innovations there is the Siri integration of the possibility of purchasing movie tickets through Fandalgo, feature limited to the United States, and can download and delete individual music tracks downloaded from iTunes Match option existed in iOS 5 but disappeared from iOS 6 to this new version.

iOS 6.1 brings improvements and strengthen security in the operating system kernel and modules WebKit, StoreKit and Identity Services, eliminating a security vulnerability discovered in the Broadcom wireless drivers that affected iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPod Touch 4th generation and iPad 2 models.

List of minor innovations also includes the possibility of removing identification codes used by advertisers, the option being available on General.About/Advertising menu, and small cosmetic interface, such as redesign of audio playback control buttons in Lock Screen.

According to Apple, of the 600 million Apple products running iOS, half are using the latest major release of the operating system.