Apple releases iOS 13.1.1 with battery life and Siri fixes

Members of the media take photographs of iPhone 11, iPhone11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max smartphones in the Apple Marunouchi store on September 20, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan.Tomohiro Ohsumi/Getty ImagesApple on Friday released a new version of its iPhone operating system, iOS, that fixes many bugs that cropped up when iOS 13 was released earlier this month.The update fixes a security issue with the way iPhones handle keyboards not made by Apple. “Apple has discovered a bug in iOS 13 and iPadOS that can result in keyboard extensions being granted full access even if you haven’t approved this access,” Apple said in a security advisory earlier this week.Friday’s update also fixes issues related to iPhone restoring, battery drain, Siri, Safari search, and Reminders sync, according to Apple’s release notes.Anyone with an iPhone released in 2015 or later can download iOS 13.1.1 in the Settings app.The update comes after Apple accelerated the release of iOS 13.1, a minor release designed to remove bugs, a week earlier than previously announced, a break from the way Apple handled releases in previous years.Here’s the full iOS 13.1.1 change log:Fixes issues that could prevent iPhone restoring from backupAddresses an issue that could cause battery to drain more quicklyFixes an issue that could impact recognition of Siri requests on iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro MaxResolves a problem where Safari search suggestions may re-enable after turning them offAddresses an issue that could cause Reminders to sync slowlyFixes a security issue for third-party keyboard appsFollow @CNBCtech on Twitter for the latest tech industry news.

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