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Apple releases iOS 10.1 with Portrait Mode for iPhone 7 Plus, bug fixes

Apple's first major update for iOS 10 is now available on compatible devices. Most notably, it brings a DSLR-like 'Portrait' mode to the iPhone 7 Plus' camera.
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iPhone 7 Plus adds DSLR-like depth thanks to iOS 10.1 (Image: ZDNet/CBS Interactive).

Apple on Monday released the official build of iOS 10.1 to the public, with a bevy of fixes and new features for compatible iOS devices.

Most notably, the update brings a "Portrait" mode to the camera on the iPhone 7 Plus, allowing users to create a DSLR-like depth effect on their photos.

Apple notes Portrait mode is still in beta.

Apple also included bug fixes for Photos, iCloud backups, and iMessage. Maps added transit support for every major train, subway, and other forms of public transportation for Tokyo, Osaka, and Nagoya.

Users on compatible iOS devices can install iOS 10.1 through a system update.

In addition to iOS 10.1, watchOS 3.1, and macOS 10.12.1 were released to bring fixes to their respective platforms.

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