Apple has decided to continue the series of update releases for its famous iOS 7 firmware, and today, the Cupertino-based company just reached the iOS 7.0.6 download version for all the newer devices. As analysts have suggested, it is unlikely to see many more iOS 7.0.x updates, therefore, iOS 7.0.6 might be the last of its kind.
As some of you know, the iOS 7.1 firmware update is expected to see the public eyes in the next couple of weeks. Therefore, the most probably is that we will see some more beta versions for the incoming firmware update rather than iOS 7.0.x releases. It is worth mentioning the fact that with iOS 7.0.6, holding the build number 11B651, Apple has also released the iOS 6.1.6 for older devices. The update was meant for security reasons, offering an SSL connection verification fix.
As far as the changelog is concerned, the iOS 7.0.6, as well as the iOS 6.1.6 update (build number 10b500), provides only the same security fix for the SSL connection verification. In the case of the second update, it is available for users running the old iPhone 3GS or the 4th generation of iPod Touch.
Related to the SSL connection verification bug, it must be quite serious since it convinced Apple to release such as surprising update, especially since the iOS 7.1 update is just around the corner. The future firmware update is expected to pack the all-new iOS in the Car feature, as well as other interesting and useful interface tweaks, performance enhancements and other general bug fixes. Until the final GM release, the iOS 7.1 update will definitely see some other beta versions meant to prepare the field for possible bugs and errors.
Besides the already mentioned SSL connection verification issue, the iOS 7.0.6 update seems to be only a general, performance-based update with no other significant new features. If you are interested or if you happen to come across the connection verification issue, the update is available as an OTA update and it weights only 33.4 MB. In the same time, you can choose the direct link option, exclusively for your device.
iOS 7.0.6 Download Links: