Apple today has released iOS 12.2, the latest and likely last major update to iOS 12. The update is available to eligible iPhones and iPads and is available to install now. Go to Settings>General>Software Update on your device to download it.
iOS 12.2 brings a number of improvements to devices as well as new features and services. The new Apple News+ subscription service is now available which requires 12.2. Apple News is also available to Canadian Apple users as part of this release. It is available both in English and French in the country. Four new Animoji are also in this update as well as tweaks to some of the Settings pages and the Apple TV remote app. In principle however, this update is all about bug fixes, security updates, and performance improvements.
Of importance to those of you who ordered the second generation Apple AirPods, iOS 12.2 brings support for them. If you have ordered new AirPods, you will want to get 12.2 installed before yours arrive. While you will be able to pair them to your iPhone on iOS 12.1.4, you won’t get all the features that come with the new version. Additionally, you can ow use Siri to play videos from your iOS device to your Apple TV