Apple officially released the iOS 12.2 software update for a number of iPhones and iPads. A number of new things are certainly brought about by this operating system update.

One of them is Apple News+, a magazine subscription service and news articles worth USD 9.99 per month with the first-month subscription being free. Apple News + is available in America and Canada with plans to be brought to other countries.

Then, enhanced capabilities are presented for Siri’s virtual assistant. Through an update to iOS 12.2, it is able to play videos from iOS-based devices to Apple TV, while controlling Apple TV from iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch that gets the operating system update, with a note that the Apple TV has also been updated to version 12.2.

The company also mentioned that there are a number of new Animoji present via iOS 12.2. There are four Animoji presented namely giraffes, sharks, pigs, and owls.

Apple has streamlined the interface of the Wallet app ahead of upcoming support for an Apple credit card made available through a partnership with Goldman Sachs. The Apple credit card could have unique Wallet features like rewards tracking, access to balance management tools, notifications about spending habits, and options to set spending limits.

Not to forget, this software update also provides support for second-generation AirPods that have not been released recently. In addition to the iPad Pro, the tablet will support Logitech Crayon as a pencil via iOS 12.2.

This update itself is available for iPhone 5s and above, iPad Air and above, and iPod touch sixth generation. To check it, enter the software update section in the settings.

To check, open up “Settings,” then tap “General.” Navigate to “Software Update,” and it should load the latest version. If it doesn’t, give it a little time and check again.