There’s now proof that Apple rushed iOS 12.1.2 out primarily to make changes to iPhones in China.We also have confirmation of exactly what the modifications are.
These were designed to convince a Chinese court that iPhones don’t infringe on two Qualcomm patents.The hope is that court will then reverse an iPhone sales ban that went into effect in that country last week.
Developers received a fresh batch of new beta updates this morning, just in time for the holidays.
iOS 12.1.2 beta 1 was made available today, bringing a host of new fixes and improvements to the iPhone and iPad. Apple also came out with the first betas of macOS Mojave 10.14.3, watchOS 5.1.3 and tvOS 12.1.2.