Apple Drops iOS 13.1 Beta Before iOS 13 Official Launch Because Sure Why Not

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Apple iOS 13 is shaping up to be an impressive update. It's set to deliver the world more diverse emoji, fixing the most cooked aspects of FaceTime as well as a much-needed dark mode.

But Apple has committed a real doozy and released iOS 13.1 beta before the original has even been properly released to the public. Here's what we know.

All The New Features Coming To iOS 13

While iOS 12 included a handful of new features including Siri Shortcuts, added digital wellness tracking, and better photo searching, much of Apple’s development time was spent weeding out bugs and improving the stability of the company’s mobile OS.

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Apple announced the iOS 13.1 beta is now out, which is great, but we haven't yet gotten an official release of iOS 13. It's expected that version will drop the same day as iPhone Day, which is rumoured to be September 11 here in Australia.

Sure, the public iOS 13 beta has been out for awhile, but this still seems like a weird flex.

The changes between the two betas are negligible, according to 9to5Mac. It notes Shortcuts Automations and Share ETA, which were removed from the iOS 13 beta are included in the 13.1 version.

Shortcuts Automations allows users to create automations for their Apple phone and home devices while Share ETA offers you the option to share your route with friends in real-time.

Apple's had all sorts of trouble with recent iOS updates. Earlier this week, Apple released iOS 12.4.1, which offered to patch up a vulnerability that the previous version, iOS 12.4, had undone.

Yes, that's right, a security issue, which was remedied in the May update, was unravelled by the following iOS update.

You can expect iOS 13 to be released around mid-September or whenever Apple decides to officially announce what's in store for the iPhone 11 series. It's only two weeks away we're not stressed you're stressed.

Apple Adds More Disability Emoji To iOS 13

It's World Emoji Day and Apple has taken the opportunity to unveil some of the new emoji that it announced at WWDC last month. We're pleased to report than in addition to the cute animals that we come to expect from new iOS rollouts, Apple has also added some new disability emojis.

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