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Apple iOS 8.1 is here: Not your run of the mill Dot One release

Bob Brown | Oct. 21, 2014
Apple iOS 8.1 software release points to the future and harkens back to the past: NFC-powered Apple Pay comes to iPhone 6 and 6 Plus users in the United States, while the unceremoniously dumped Camera Roll feature is resurrected.

*Fixes an issue in Safari where videos would sometimes not play

*Adds AirDrop support for Passbook passes

*Adds an option to enable Dictation in Settings for Keyboards, separate from Siri

*Enables HealthKit apps to access data in the background

*Accessibility improvements and fixes

-Fixes an issue that prevented Guided Access from working properly

-Fixes a bug where VoiceOver would not work with 3rd party keyboards

-Improves stability and audio quality when using MFi Hearing Aids with iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

-Improves reliability when using handwriting, Bluetooth keyboards and Braille displays with VoiceOver

*Fixes an issue with VoiceOver where tone dialing would get stuck on a tone until dialing another number

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