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iOS 8.1 beta 2 released to developers

Updated Oct 7th, 2014 1:28PM EDT
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Apple has just released its second beta of iOS 8.1 to developers. It is an over-the-air release that will be compatible with 32 different device types and Apple says that it generally contains assorted “bug fixes and improvements.” 9to5Mac notices that it’s 62.5Mb and it also features new Apple TV and Xcode 6.1 betas. The latest release comes just over a week after Apple released its first iOS 8.1 beta to developers, which we noted at the time was one of the fastest iOS x.1 releases ever. iOS 8.1 will be a particularly important release for Apple because it will also add Apple Pay capabilities to iOS devices for the first time.

Brad Reed
Brad Reed Staff Writer

Brad Reed has written about technology for over eight years at BGR.com and Network World. Prior to that, he wrote freelance stories for political publications such as AlterNet and the American Prospect. He has a Master's Degree in Business and Economics Journalism from Boston University.

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