Apple’s latest software update iOS 9.3.2 and OS X 10.11.15 are in the hands of developers before releasing it to the public for bug testing and security.
Apple is now rolling out the latest iOS 9.3.2 update to both developers and beta testers in the public domain. However, those who might be on the lookout for exciting new features with the latest update are in for some disappointment as the update has more to do with bug fixes than anything else.
Among the more notable bug fixes include the ability to engage both ‘Night Shift’ in ‘Low Power Mode’ at the same time. Previously, iOS 9.3 caused Night Shift mode to be disabled automatically whenever the low power mode kicked in.
Similarly, the Game Center bug too has been dealt with as well with the latest update. The latter should come as a welcome relief considering the bug has been plaguing users for more than a year now. The bug greets the user with a white screen when viewing the Game Center app, followed by a freezing of the device. Users thereafter had no other option but to restart their devices.
Overall, iOS version 9.3.2 and 9.3.1 can be considered as minor updates that act to clear a few of the mess that the update 9.3 had brought along. For instance, iOS 9.3.1 dealt with issues that led to the crashing of the Safari browser.
Meanwhile, Apple has also launched the fourth beta release of OS X El Capitan 10.11.5 and tvOS 9.2.1 to developers. However, similar to its iOS counterpart, the latest OS X update too is more about bug fixes and does not introduce any new features.
Overall, the strategy at Apple with these relatively minor iOS and OS X update is to enhance the general stability of the respective platforms as we approach the WWDC event which is set to yield newer version of the operating systems.
In a related development, Apple stocks took a beating with shares plunging 6.5 percent on the back of reports of iPhone registering its first quarter of sales decline in 13 years. That is not all as stock analysts are predicting more pain coming in for Apple as stocks could nosedive further 29 percent in future.
Also, with no new exciting product likely to be launched anytime soon, Apple’s shares might not be too sought after at the moment though the company’s long-term prospects continue to be quite positive, stock market analysts claim.