Apple has recently launched the iPadOS 14.4.1 and iOS 14.4.1 to the public, bringing about minor yet important updates regarding security fixes.

iPadOS and iOS 14.4.1

Apple patch notes say that the update is ‘recommended’ for all supported iPhone and iPad owners. Among the list is a support document that details how a WebKit bug, which enables crafted web content to carry out malicious code on affected devices.

The update should be rolling out worldwide. To download it, users are instructed to go to Settings, then General and finally Software Update. It’s recommended that the device is plugged in and have a charge of at least 50% before updating to prevent data loss or corruption.

In similar news, Apple has seeded iOS 14.5 beta to testers and features a new function that allows iPhone owners to unlock their devices even while wearing a face mask. It’s expected to be available to the public a few weeks from now.


Samantha is a senior news editor at iLounge. She has been covering the technology industry for over five years, writing about Apple, Google, and other major companies. Samantha has also worked as a reporter and editor for several other publications.