ios_7_iconPrevious reports have actually suggested the very first significant upgrade to iOS 7, iOS 7.1, will be released to the general public in March, after a testing duration that originally began in November. AppleInsider today echoed those reports with a record suggesting the release can come to the middle of the month.

Mentioning an “unverified source,” the site specifically directs to a March 15 release day, which is very unlikely as it falls on a Saturday. A mid-March launch day that drops near the 15th of the month is in line with previous March reports, however.

AppleInsider‘s source recommends the release of iOS 7.1 is linked to the conclusion of new Mobile Tool Management choices manufactureded to enable company and academic organizations to handle great deals of gadgets.

The source stated Apple’s iOS 7.1 would consist of “over-the-air guidance, enabling iOS administrators to completely take care of gadgets without the requirement for the much maligned Apple Configurator,” allowing companies to rather deploy iOS tools through an MDM web server.

Improvements to MDM choices are likewise claimed to consist of methods to stop students from bypassing limitations installed on institution provided gadgets, a trouble that emerged after pupils in the L.A. school area were able to erase management profiles from their iPads back in September.

Apple has actually hence much given 5 iOS 7.1 betas to designers, with the most current beta released on February 4. Together with the rumored enhancements to Mobile Gadget Administration alternatives, iOS 7.1 likewise features a lot of aesthetic tweaks featuring revamped shift and caps locks secrets on the key-board, fine-tuned symbols for the Phone, FaceTime, and Messages apps, and a face-lift for many components of the Phone dialer.

Details on functions in past beta releases can be found in our previous ‘beta’ articles: Beta 1, Beta 2, Beta 3, Beta 4 and Beta 5.

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