‘iOS 10.2’ Latest News & Updates: Apple Releases iOS 10.2 Packed With New 100 Emojis, TV Apps, Amazing Features!

By Jun Pasaylo , Updated Dec 12, 2016 11:44 PM EST
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Apple released the second patch of iOS 10, the iOS 10.2, three months after the system was launched in September. It is readily available as free over-the-air update for all iOS 10 user. After undergoing seven rigorous beta testing, iOS 10.2 can now be downloaded for Apple devices by heading to Settings > General > Software Update. Other can also download it through iTunes.

The new iOS 10.2 update sported a pack of 100 emojis including animals, faces, food, sports, and a number of modified professions in both male and female genders sporting looks of clown face, face palm, selfie, fox face and more. Its biggest feature however is the new TV apps that allows users to access TV shows and movies. The new TV apps embedded at iOS 10.2 aims to simplify the TV watching experience and help users discover new shows and movies to watch.

The newest iOS 10.2 also launched the highly sought Single Sign-On feature, allowing cable subscribers to sign in once with their cable credentials to access all live cable content available within various apps. Single Sign-On is currently available for CenturyLink Prism, DirecTV, Dish, GVTC, GTA, Hawaiian Telcom, Hotwire, Metrocast, Service Electric, and Sling TV. This new iOS 10.2 update included fixes bugs on the Mail and Messages apps. tvOS also gets a minor update today in tvOS 10.1, which includes the same TV app as iOS.

iOS 10 is considered as the most secure operating system of Apple. Months after its launch, the jailbreaking community is yet to announce whether they breach the so-called impenetrable security patch of iOS 10. In September, Apple dared hackers to find a bug in the firmware while offering $100,000 reward for any party that can penetrate it. After two updates, with iOS 10.2 being the latest, no words of jailbreak tool yet being reported.

Usually, tool developers feasted on the security breaches of iOS and released their jailbreak tool in a matter of days. But it's different with iOS 10. Even renowned Chinese hacking group Pangu is yet to be heard if it has breached iOS 10.Watch the preview of iOS 10.2 features here:

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