October 21, 2015 Last Updated 3:47 pm

Apple releases major iOS 9 update, as well as Yosemite and El Capitan security updates

Updates to iTunes and Safari also released today by the Apple software teams

Apple has been busy with updates today, issuing a new, major update to iOS 9, and issuing update to iTunes and Safari.

But, as they say, that is not all. Apple has also released a security update for Yosemite and El Capitan. Yosemite will now be on version Yosemite v10.10.5, while El Capitan will be at v10.11.1.

Here is the information on the iOS 9 update:

iOS 9.1

This release includes new features, improvements and bug fixes, including:

  • Live Photos now intelligently senses when you raise or lower your iPhone, so that Live Photos will automatically not record these movements
  • Over 150 new emoji characters with full support for Unicode 7.0 and 8.0 emojis
  • Improved stability including CarPlay, Music, Photos, Safari, and Search
  • Improved performance while in Multitasking UI\
  • Fixes an issue that could cause Calendar to become unresponsive in Month view
  • Fixes an issue that prevented Game Center from launching for some users
  • Resolves an issue that zoomed the content of some apps
  • Resolves an issue that could cause an incorrect unread mail count for POP mail accounts
  • Fixes an issue that prevented users from removing recent contacts from new mail or messages
  • Fixes an issue that caused some messages to not appear in Mail search results
  • Resolves an issue that left a gray bar in the body of an Audio Message
  • Fixes an issue that caused activation errors on some carriers
  • Fixes an issue that prevented some apps from updating from the App Store

For information on the security content of this update, please visit this website:

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