This week, Apple has finally released iOS 7.1, the latest version of the operating system that powers iPhones and iPads. Like always, many have already combed through the new software to find what’s new. Now we gather several interesting new features.
The slide to unlock and slide to power down animations have both been changed.
Buttons in the Phone app are now circles rather than rectangles.
There are now options for turning off transparency throughout the interface.
If their location wasn’t clear before, there’s now an option to put shading around text on buttons.
For those with access to a compatible vehicle, iOS 7.1 brings CarPlay, which lets you use iOS on your car’s built-in infotainment system.
You can use it to control music from iTunes or a handful of third-party apps, Or use Apple Maps for navigation.
You can now control exactly how long Siri listens for by holding down the home button and releasing when you’re finished.
Some iPhone 5S users have found that Touch ID degrades over time. iOS 7.1 fixes that issue.