A rumor has surfaced that claims those in a position to know are stating that iOS 8.1, the update that enables Apple Pay, will be released on Oct. 20. Developers got access to the beta version of 8.1 recently.
There are a number of improvements and fixes expected in iOS 8.1 with Apple Pay, the mobile payment service from Apple the biggest of them.
Online forums show users having issues with Bluetooth and iOS 8
A lot of the news about iOS 8 hasn’t been positive, starting with Apple bricking iPhones with the first update to the OS. Things haven’t settled down even after a couple of subsequent updates released to deal with those initial problems.
Users are reporting on online forums that iOS 8 is causing problems with Bluetooth. Reports indicate that devices are randomly disconnecting, especially iPhones paired with automobiles.
The good news is that some affected users are reporting that the beta version of iOS 8.1 fixes these problems with Bluetooth.