Apple iPhone users have finally received the recent iOS update this week. The Cupertino-based Apple Inc. has finally seeded the iOS 11.2.5 sixth beta for developers and public beta testers. The latest mobile OS update came just a week after the Apple seeded the fifth beta to fix the “Spectre.”


Apple Sixth Beta of iOS 11.2.5: How To Download and Features


Security experts viewed Spectre as a major vulnerability in iPhone’s hardware. Hence, Apple seeded the recent iOS to fix the issue found in most iPhone devices.



To download Apple’s iOS 11.2.5 beta, iPhone users or registered developers can access the iOS beta from Apple’s Development Center or via over-the-air, if a profile has been properly configured or installed from Development Center.



So what’s new with Apple’s recent mobile OS, the iOS 11.2.5 brings a lot of features to iPhones. One of the new features is Siri’s new capability of playing daily news podcasts if the current news were queried.



This means that iPhone users would be able to read news from CNN, NPR, Fox News. By default, Siri would offer news provided by The Washington Post. iPhone users could actually switch from other news outlet according to their preferences.



Another feature included in the iOS 11.2.5 is the audio news feature. Apple said this new feature was developed for the company’s HomePod speaker. These were some of the features highlighting the iOS 11.2.5 beta. Other features have yet to be revealed once the beta was installed and properly explored.



Also, some have noted that there’s no significant changes in the series iOS 11.2.5 betas. Except of course for the usual security improvements, bug fixes, among others.