According to a recent report by Chitika Ad Network, within one week of its launch iOS 6.1.2 has already become the most appealing version of iOS , available for download. This is definitely good news for iPad application developers as a new research from Yankee Group confirms that Apple’s iPad is the most desired consumer tablet in the market.
Within just a few days after its launch iOS 6.1.2 recoded 34% iOS web traffic leaving behind its successor iOS 6.1. This is indeed a great achievement for iOS considering that this latest version is focused on bug fixes.
Why iOS 6.1.2 is Making Waves?
IOS 6.1.2 is a great way to fix an Exchange calendar bug that can lead to increase in network productivity and diminished battery life. iOS 6.1.2 was released owing to the number of issues cropping up with Exchange servers being over-loaded with iOS devices.
The updates are available for iPhone 3GS, 4 and 4S, iPhone 5, all iPads following iPad 2 and all iPod touch devices after the 4th generation iPod touch. The update notification screen gives the size of the updates which is 11.5 MB for iPhone 4S and 12.8 MB for iPhone 5.
The updates can be downloaded from on the iOS devices via Apple’s iTunes store or via the air. Apple had to rush in take immediate steps to fix the bug since many reports were cropping up regarding the calendar bug that breaks the set connection between the exchange server and the iOS device.
iOS 6.1, iOS 6.1.2 What Next?
Apple had actively issued warnings to iOS 6.1 users to restart their iOS 6.1 devices and much more but it could not prevent the bug from creating disturbance. Thus, was born iOS 6.1.2 as an instant rescue measure.
Simultaneously, Apple has also admitted to another unlock hack bug that allows anyone to access data even from the password protected lock screen. Though, a report by ArsTechnica states that, iOS 6.1.2 has not been able to repair the unlock hack bug.
Apple is busy with iOS 6.1.3 to fix rather random issues that might crop up with iOS 6.1.2 as well as the already existing ones. Though, iOS 6.1.3s release date is not out yet but it is expected to launch probably by the end of March 2013. Though, Apple has set a bench-mark in innovation it cannot makes its devices hundred percent flawless.
Future With The Apple
iOS 6.1.3 has taken quite long as Apple was infusing it with dual capabilities to fix the security bug as well as tackle the jailbreak exploit. It is quite early to comment on this solutions nevertheless, it does hope to set Apple as a responsible trader of the app-world.
Chitika further indicates that iOS 6.1.2 represents the second emergency bug fix rushed out by Apple since the release of iOS 6.1. Appel has infront a bag of opportunities and challenges lined up for this season; how it tackles them will be an interesting case in point.