“Apple launched iOS 7.1 [yesterday] after what seemed like an eternity in beta, making the first major update to the mobile OS since it was redesigned last year. Included in the update are several key features such as CarPlay, but also a collection of smaller tweaks and improvements that make system more convenient,” Mike Beasley reports for 9to5Mac.
“Among those features are two very important ones that haven’t really gotten enough press: huge performance improvements on the iPhone 4 and something called ‘HFP prompts’ in the Maps application,” Beasley reports. “This feature is designed to allow you to listen to your car’s built-in radio or other input devices while using your Bluetooth-connected iPhone for navigation.”
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Apple releases iOS 7.1 – March 10, 2014