In Pictures: 10 cool new features found in iOS 8.1

Don't be fooled: iOS 8.1 is no mere "dot" release. This rapid update from Apple is chock-full of great new features, several of which could change how you work, shop, and share.

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Not your average iOS update Don’t be fooled: iOS 8.1 is no mere “dot” release. This rapid update from Apple is chock-full of great new features, several of which could change how you work, shop, and share.

iOS 8.1 is available for the iPhone 4S and later, iPad 2 and later, and iPod touch (5th generation) and later—although many of its standout features are only compatible with the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air 2, and iPad mini 3. To get this latest release, go to Settings > General > Software Update. To take advantage of the many Continuity features included with iOS 8.1, make sure to also install OS X Yosemite on your Mac.

Ready? Great. Read on to learn the ten most notable features of iOS 8.1.

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