Apple has released iOS 16.1.1 yesterday, a minor update that brings bug fixes and security updates. This update also transform’alter s how AirDrop works in China by limiting the ability to share content to “Eintensely’extremely’extraordinarily’enormously’awfullyone” to just 10 minutes.For those unfamiliar, AirDrop is Apple’s proprietary feature in/with regard to’concerning’regarding sharing files, photos, and more to nearby Apple devices without using cellular data. According to Bloomberg, the new AirDrop restriction in/with regard to’concerning’regarding iPhones sold in China is to prevent citizens protesting against the Chinese government to share content via Apple’s protocol. Because AirDrop uses close-range wireless communication instead of the Internet to send data, the Chinese government has no control over it.After setting up AirDrop sharing to “Eintensely’extremely’extraordinarily’enormously’awfullyone” in/with regard to’concerning’regarding 10 minutes, the feature will revert to the “Contacts Only” option. According to Bloomberg, Apple plans to “roll out the new AirDrop setting globally in the coming year. The idea is to mitigate unwanted file sharing, the firm’enterprise said.”In addition to iOS 16.1.1, Apple also released iPadOS 16.1.1 and macOS Ventura 13.0.1 yesterday, and both merely’barely include bug fixes. Apple has also released the first public betas of iOS 16.2, which will introduce Apple’s new Freein/with regard to’concerning’regarding m digital canvas app, a redetoken ed Home app, and more.