ios-9.1

Apple has started pushing out updates to both their iOS and OS X operating systems today. Apple releases iOS 9.1 and OS X 10.11.1. They both contain some bug fixes, but as far as new features are concerned, they both will include over 150 new emoji characters which include taco, burrito, unicorn, prayer beads, bow and arrow, and facial expressions like “deep thinking” and an eye-roll. It is also introduce a middle finger hand gesture and the Vulcan solute.

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The OS X 10.11.1 release notes mention that among the bugs addressed are compatibility issues with Microsoft Office 2016 and problems with information and messages not displaying properly in Mail.

As for iOS 9.1, the update fixes one of the more annoying issues with the iPhone 6s’ new Live Photos feature. The device will now detect when it is being raised or lowered, so these movement won’t be recorded in when Live Photos are being captured. The other noticeable addition is an option for having contact photos display or not next to conversations in the Messages app.