Apple (AAPL) released iOS 7.1 today, and if you have a recent iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch, you’re going to want to upgrade it.
Unlike the emergency iOS update from several weeks ago, this one’s all about a better user experience. While the key new feature included in the update to last fall’s iOS 7 release is support for AAPL’s recently announced CarPlay auto integration technology, Apple has polished the new user interface first introduced with that massive iOS update, fixed some bugs and improved Siri.
Apple doesn’t put out a new iOS update without having good reason to do so, and the company makes the update process easy — two reasons why iPhone and iPad owners lead all other mobile operating systems when it comes to keeping their devices up to date.
Here’s what you need to know about AAPL’s new iOS 7.1 update.