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What is Bitcoin Mining?



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What is Bitcoin mining? Does it mean I can generate free Bitcoin from my computer? Is it still profitable to mine Bitcoin these days? Well, stick around… Here on Bitcoin Whiteboard Tuesday, we’ll answer these questions and more. Bitcoin was created as a decentralized alternative to the banking system. This means that the system can operate and transfer funds from one account to the other without any central authority. With a central authority, transferring money is easy: Just tell the bank you want to remove $50 from your account and add it to someone else’s account. In this case, the bank has all the power, since the bank is the only one who is allowed to update the ledger that holds the balances of everyone in the system. But how do you create a system that has a decentralized ledger? How do you give someone the ability to update the ledger without giving them so much power that they will become corrupt or negligent in their work? Well, the rules of the Bitcoin system, known as the protocol solves this in a very creative way I like to call “Who Wants to Be a Banker?” In short, anyone who wants to participate in updating the ledger of Bitcoin transactions, known as the blockchain, can do so. All you need to do is guess a random number that solves an equation generated by the system. Sounds simple, right? Of course, this guessing is all done by your computer.

The more powerful of a computer you have, the more guesses you can make per second, thus increasing your chances of winning this game. If you managed to guess right – you earn Bitcoins and get to write the “next page” of Bitcoin transactions on the blockchain. Here’s a more detailed breakdown of the mining process: Once your mining computer comes up with the right guess, your mining program determines which of the current pending transactions will be grouped together into the next block of transactions. Compiling this block represents your moment of glory as you have now become the temporary banker of Bitcoin who gets to update the Bitcoin transaction ledger known as the blockchain. The block you’ve created, along with your solution is sent to the whole network so other computers can validate it. Each computer that validates your solution updates its copy of the Bitcoin transaction ledger with the transactions that you chose to include in the next block.

As you can imagine, since mining is based on a form of guessing; for each block, a different miner will guess the number and be granted the right to update the blockchain. Of course, the miners with more computing power will succeed more often, but due to the laws of statistical probability, it is highly unlikely that the same miner will do so every time. After this stage is complete, the system generates a fixed amount of Bitcoins and rewards them to you as compensation for the time and energy you spent in solving the math problem. Additionally, you get paid any transaction fees that were attached to the transactions you inserted into this block. So that’s Bitcoin mining in a nutshell. It’s called mining because of the fact that this process helps “mine” new Bitcoins from the system. But if you think about it, the mining part is just a by-product of the transaction verification process.

So the name is a bit misleading since the main goal of mining is to maintain the ledger in a decentralized manner. Now that you know what Bitcoin mining is you might be thinking “cool! Free money! So where do I sign up?” Well, not so fast…. Satoshi Nakamoto, who invented Bitcoin, crafted the rules for mining in a way that the more mining power the network has, the harder it is to guess the answer to the mining math problem. So the difficulty of the mining process is actually self-adjusting to the accumulated mining power the network possesses. If more miners join, it will get harder to solve the problem; If many of them drop off, it will get easier. And this is known as the mining difficulty. So why on earth did Satoshi do this? Well, he wanted to create a steady flow of new Bitcoins to the system.

In a sense, this was done to keep inflation in check. The mining difficulty is set so that on average a new block will be added every 10 minutes. Now, remember, this is on average. We can have two blocks being added minute after minute and then wait an hour for the next block. In the long run, this will even out to 10 minutes on average. As you can imagine, this type of self-adjusting mechanism created some sort of an “arms race” to get the most efficient and powerful miners as soon as possible. When Bitcoin first started out there weren’t a lot of miners out there. In fact, Satoshi, the inventor of Bitcoin, and his friend Hal Finney were some of the few people mining Bitcoin back at the time with their own personal computers. Using your CPU, meaning your Central Processing Unit or your computer’s brain, was enough for mining Bitcoin back in 2009 since the mining difficulty was low. As Bitcoin started to catch on people looked for more powerful mining solutions. Gradually people moved to GPU mining. A GPU or Graphics Processing Unit is a special component added to computers to carry out more complex calculations.

GPUs were originally intended to allow gamers to run computer games with intense graphics requirements. Because of their architecture, they became popular in the field of cryptography and around 2011 people also started using them to mine Bitcoins. For reference, the mining power of one GPU equals that of around 30 CPUs. Another evolution came later on with FPGA mining. FPGA is a piece of hardware that can be connected to a computer in order to run a set of calculations. They are just like a GPU, but 3 to 100 times faster. The downside is that they are harder to configure, which is why they weren’t as commonly used in mining as GPUs. Finally, around 2013 a new breed of miner was introduced – the ASIC miner. ASIC stands for Application-Specific Integrated Circuit, and these were pieces of hardware manufactured solely for the purpose of mining Bitcoin. Unlike GPUs, CPUs and FPGAs they couldn’t be used to do anything else. Their function was hardcoded into the machines. ASIC miners are the current mining standard. Some early ASIC miners even appeared in the form of a USB but they became obsolete rather quickly.

Even though they started out in 2013 the technology quickly evolved and new more powerful miners were coming out every 6 months. After about 3 years of this crazy tech race, we’ve finally reached a technological barrier and things have cooled down a bit. Since 2016 the pace at which new miners are released has slowed considerably. Now that you know what miners are, let’s talk a bit about mining pools. Assuming you’re just entering the Bitcoin mining game, you’re up against some heavy competition. Even if you buy the best possible miner out there you are still at a huge disadvantage compared to professional Bitcoin mining farms. That’s why mining pools came into existence. The idea is simple – miners group together to form a “pool”. Meaning they combine their mining power to compete more effectively. If the pool manages to win the competition, the reward is spread out between the pool members depending on how much mining power each of them contributed. This way even small miners can join the mining game and have a chance of earning Bitcoin, even though they get only a part of the reward. Today there are over a dozen large pools that compete for the chance to mine Bitcoin and update the ledger. I know you might be thinking, “ok, all this theory stuff is very nice, but is Bitcoin mining actually profitable today?” Well, the short answer is “probably not”, the correct (and long) answer is “it depends on a lot of factors”.

When calculating Bitcoin mining profitability there are a lot of things you need to take into account. Let’s go over them quickly A Hash is the mathematical problem the miner’s computer needs to solve. The Hash Rate refers to your miner’s performance or how many guesses your computer can make per second. Hash rate can be measured in Mega hash per second (MH/s), Giga hash per second (GH/s), Terra hash per second (TH/s) and even Peta hash per second (PH/s). This refers to the number of Bitcoins generated when a miner finds the solution. This number started at 50 Bitcoins back in 2009 and is halved every 210,000 blocks, about four years. The current number of Bitcoins awarded per block is 12.5. The last block halving occurred in July of 2016 and the next one will be in 2020.

This is a number that represents how hard it is to mine Bitcoins at a certain moment according to the amount of mining power currently active in the system. How many dollars are you paying per KiloWatt? You’ll need to find out your electricity rate in order to calculate profitability. This can usually be found on your monthly electricity bill. The reason this is important is that miners consume electricity – whether for powering up the miner or for cooling it down as these machines can get really hot. Each miner consumes a different amount of energy. You’ll need to find out the exact power consumption of your miner before calculating profitability. This can be found easily with a quick search on the Internet or through this list. Power consumption is measured in Watts. If you’re mining through a mining pool, and you should, then the pool will take a certain percentage of your earnings for rendering their service. Since no one knows what Bitcoin’s price will be in the future it’s hard to predict if Bitcoin mining will be profitable. If you are planning to convert your mined Bitcoins in the future to any other currency, this variable will have a significant impact on your profitability. And finally #8 – The Difficulty increase per year – This is probably the most important and elusive variable of them all. The idea is that since no one can actually predict the rate of miners joining the network, neither can anyone predict how difficult it will be to mine in 6 weeks, 6 months or 6 years from now. In fact, in all the time Bitcoin has existed profitability has dropped only a handful of times, even at times when the price was relatively low. The last two factors are the reason that no one will ever be able to give a complete answer to the question “is Bitcoin mining profitable?” Once you have all of these variables at hand you can insert them into a Bitcoin mining calculator and get an estimate of how much Bitcoin you will earn each month. If you can’t get a positive result on the calculator it probably means you don’t have the right conditions for mining to be profitable. I assume by now you pretty much know if mining is for you or not. But you may have also heard about other types of mining like cloud mining, mobile mining or even web mining. Cloud mining means that you do not buy a physical mining rig but rather rent computing power from a mining company and get paid according to how much mining power you own. At first, this sounds like a really good idea, since you don’t have to go through all of the hassles of buying expensive equipment, storing it, cooling it, and monitoring it. However, when you do the math it seems that none of these cloud mining sites is profitable. Those that do seem profitable are usually scams that don’t even own any mining equipment, they are just elaborate Ponzi schemes that will end up running away with your money. As a general rule of thumb, I would suggest avoiding cloud mining altogether. If you still want to pursue this path make sure to make the right calculations before handing over any funds. Some mobile apps claim to mine Bitcoin on your phone.

While in theory, this is possible, due to the low processing power phones have compared to ASIC miners you will probably end up draining your phone’s battery much faster and make a very small fraction of a Bitcoin in return. The apps that allow this, act as mining pools for mobile phones and distribute earnings according to how much work was done by each phone. Remember, mining is possible with any old computer, it’s just not worth the electricity wasted on it since the slower the computer, the smaller the chances of actually getting some kind of reward. Finally, somewhere around 2017, the concept of web mining came to life. Simply put, web mining allows website owners to hijack, so to speak, their visitors’ CPUs and use them to mine Bitcoin. This means that a website owner can make use of thousands of “innocent” CPUs in order to gain profits. However, since mining Bitcoins isn’t really profitable with a CPU, most of the sites that utilize web mining mine other coins instead. As of the release of this video over 20 thousand sites have been known to utilize web mining. The concept of web mining is very controversial. From the site’s visitors’ perspective, someone is using their computer without consent to mine Bitcoins. In extreme cases, this can also harm the CPU due to overheating. From the site owner’s perspective, web mining has become a new way to monetize websites without the need for placing annoying ads. Also, the site owner can control how much of the visitor’s CPU he wants to control in order to make sure he’s not abusing his hardware. To conclude this episode of Bitcoin whiteboard Tuesday, here are 3 Questions I get asked a lot: The first is “Isn’t mining a waste of electricity?” While there’s been a lot of criticism regarding the energy consumption that Bitcoin mining employs worldwide there are various arguments against this claim as well. For starters, you could say that Bitcoin mining ultimately requires fewer resources than the current banking system. If you take into account banks, servers, ATMs, credit card companies and all other components of the current monetary system, you’ll find out that it is much more wasteful than Bitcoin mining. Especially if you think about all of the paper used for printing money and pollution caused by these institutions.

Also, you could say Bitcoin mining is actually optimizing power consumption around the world. Many companies are moving their mining operations to countries that have an excess of electricity. This means that the use of electricity worldwide is actually becoming more efficient. There are a lot of additional arguments in favour of mining but I’ll leave you with these two for now. The second question I usually get is “Can’t Google start mining Bitcoin and blow out the competition?” Yes, it can, but it won’t do it much good. The reason is that Google’s servers aren’t fit for solving the Bitcoin mining problem the same way that ASICs are. For reference, if Google harnesses all of its servers to the sole purpose of mining Bitcoin, and abandons all other business operations, it will account for around one one-thousandth of a per cent of the total mining power that the Bitcoin network currently has. And finally, Should I mine Bitcoins? Well, now that you’ve about finished watching this video you should be able to answer this question yourself.

Keep in mind that sometimes there might be better alternatives to Bitcoin mining in order to produce a higher return on your investment. For example, depending on Bitcoin’s price it might be more profitable to just buy Bitcoins instead of mining them. Another option would be to perhaps mine altcoins which can still be mined with GPUs like Ethereum, Monero or Zcash. This concludes this week’s episode of Bitcoin Whiteboard Tuesday. Hopefully, now you have a better understanding of what Bitcoin mining is – the process of updating the ledger of Bitcoin transactions incentivized with the rewarding of new Bitcoins to those who participate. You may still have some questions. If so, just leave them in the comment section below. And if you’re watching this video on YouTube, and enjoy what you’ve seen, don’t forget to hit the like button. Then make sure to subscribe for notifications about new episodes. Thanks for joining me here at the Whiteboard.


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Windows 11 Features



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How many of you have installed the latest Windows 11 on your PC? If you have Windows 10, you can upgrade it for free & there are many others who did this, including me! Most of our office laptops have been upgraded to Windows 11!

Friends, Windows 11 is not just visible to the naked eye! I mean, the UI is very different & has changed now. It looks like a mobile UI! But in my opinion many nice & useful many features have been added! And there are some things like if you do not like the feature you can keep it like Windows 10 feature.

There are so many things & so the title says there are so many Windows 11 features you may not be aware of! And you have to use them! Let’s get started, & don’t waste any more time. Taskbar – Friends, this is the biggest visual change in Windows 11. All the symbols first came to the centre on the left. It looks like MacOS, but most people will like it if you do not like it. But if you think it’s like Windows 10 on the left or not, You can do it easily. You need to go to Settings> Personalization> Taskbar> Taskbar Behavior> and select – Left Taskbar Align.

And it comes back as before in Windows 10! Did you know that? And friends, there are many elements in this personalization area that you can customize to your liking! Many things can be visually experienced, including their work. So go ahead and spend some time in Settings‌> Personalization.

Just like your mobile “Focus Mode“, it also comes with Windows 11! Focus Mode – If you are gaming on your PC, you do not want notifications or anything else if you do not want to be interrupted, Yes Focus mode has arrived & you can customize what notifications are allowed & what not!

It’s WFH time & many times you are doing some work & many distraction notifications‌. It at least bothers me a lot & I definitely use focus mode & it benefits me! Friends, there are so many great shortcuts in Windows 10! When you go to the Start menu, you will see folders that you can use.

I used them personally & when I installed Windows 11 I could not find them, but there was a way. If you want some folders – downloads, pictures, etc. Folders On Start – You can pin these folders to the Start menu that you want to access regularly.

It’s very easy, just go to Settings> Personalization> Start> Folders‌, & In it, you can select many things like a file explorer, documents, downloads, music, pictures, videos, network, your personal folder etc.

All of these will be added. In shortcuts, you can access them with one click! And friends, this next feature is really cool! And I don’t think most people know about it.

Type by voice – you can actually type with your voice. You can talk to your PC / Laptop & it will type for you. You do not need to type this. It’s easy! Press “Windows + H” & start talking! And the PC starts writing.

Another thing, we always use “right-click” on folders‌ or set icons & more. I use right-click from the beginning & if you want to empty the recycle bin or delete the app, we all usually do. Legacy right-click – but now, the right-click menu has been simplified & many of the things you can no longer do.

But do not worry! The old right-click feature is still accessible! Highlight the part you want to right-click, And then press “Shift + F10”. The old right-click menu is back as before! Did you know that? Give it a try!

Most people know this because Microsoft has already promoted it. Multiple Desktops – Pressing the Windows Key + Tab simply pops up multiple windows. If you want to divide your work, your personal stuff, multimedia into different desktops, you can do it now! You can now add as many desktops as you want. Not bad! This is a very useful feature & I use it in my office.

You do a lot of multi-tasking! You want to do multiple things at once & you do not have multiple monitors. Likewise, you want different windows on the same monitor. It’s so easy! Snap Layouts – You get 4 different layouts if you hover over the maximized icons & you can see it.

But you do not need to use the mouse, you just need to use the shortcut! Press the Windows key + up / down / left / right arrow. If you press the right arrow on Windows +, it will move to the right & so on.

So it will be very interesting and useful! And if you want to display different windows in different layouts, you can use Snap Layouts. This is another amazing feature. Char, & many people use it. There are many times our tabs are open & we only need 1 of them! But most of the tabs/windows in the background are open. If you want to keep the same window & minimize others,

Shake to minimize – This is very easy to use minimizing feature, you can shake the 1st open window & All other windows behind will be minimized. But remember, this feature is turned off by default & you need to turn it on.

Windows Key> Type Multi-Tasking> Title Bar Shake & Turn on the window. And shake the 1st open window & all other windows will be minimized! Themes – Dark Mode / Normal Mode All Come On & I Love It! If you want to see the screen in low light, it will not be a big problem for your eyes.

There are many themes available with color options. You can customize it completely & granular according to your color preferences. So you do it now! You have complete control over how your desktop looks!

Go to Settings> Personalization> Themes and browse the themes you like & select 1 of them! Did you know that Dynamic Refresh Rate is like having a custom refresh rate on your mobile phones? It is now available in Windows 11!

Dynamic Refresh Rate – If your display supports HDR or a faster refresh rate like 120 / 144Hz, you can use it now!

If you go to displays, there is an option if you want to use 144Hz, you can do it. It’s so soft! Auto HDR – Yes, If your display supports this, you can use Auto HDR while editing videos/gaming. This is advantageous for high-end displays.

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MIUI 12.5.2 Features, What’s New



MIUI 12.5.2 features

System Features

New: Response to gestures is now instant.
New: With 20 times more rendering power, there
are now few limits to what you can see on your
New: With custom device model adjustments, any
the phone becomes faster after the upgrade.
Optimization: Updated Android Security Patch to
July 2021. Increased system security.
Optimization: MIUI became lighter, faster, and
more durable.
Optimization: Updated Android Security Patch to
July 2021. Increased system security.

Notes in Update

New: Excerpts save text, URLs, and images to
Notes in a few simple taps.
New: Dynamic layouts bring the typography in
Notes to a new level.
New: Compose mind maps with complex
New: New tools for doodling and sketching.
New: Press and hold a sketch to adjust the
strokes automatically.
New: A gesture shortcut now allows you to create
notes, tasks, and excerpts anywhere.
All-new Notes.

Update Overview

What is this????? We are going to talk about Redmi Note 10 Pro and 10 Pro Max because there is an update of MIUI 12.5, but actually, it is MIUI 12.5 update you don’t get to see any new feature of MIUI 12.5 People who were expecting something from this update. we are going to talk about this and cover all bugs the article will be interesting If you like it do click on the like button also, you can subscribe to our channel So without any further due let’s get started…

Well first start with some features and also about what all change logs are given If you remember there was a big list of change logs when MIUI 12 was released In MIUI 12.5 the list is not that big only two or three features are given because there are not many updates in this I don’t know why but this is not good as you are not going to get many features here you will get the MIUI logo changed along with the notification panel when you right swipe it you see the control centre. this is very nice as it is useful when you use it with one hand also, the brightness option will be there down one more thing is that flashlight is given as torch only these changes you can see For other changes, I have made a video you can watch that If we talk about RAM management then it has been improved.

When you close all the apps, a lot of RAM is saved As it was announced in the MIUI 12.5 launch event that RAM management will be improved it has been actually improved well When you watch videos the quality has also improved It is the AMOLED screen, so you get a better experience when you used to of it, PIP mode was not seen in full screen but after this update, you can see this thing so few features are also added here This is a very good thing Xiaomi has done so thumbs up for this If we talk about AnTuTu Score it is around 297686 but in the previous update, it was around 285923 So this is also improved, and you can see CPU & GPU score here for gaming, this will be beneficial Along with this now we don’t get the mute option in the notification you will have to touch and hold to enable the mute option this new feature is also added here The video toolbox which I had shown you earlier You also get an auto-refresh rate option if you enable the video toolbox you can use this benefit this feature is also added here Now in MIUI 12.5, but there is no such thing you will get regular wallpaper which is also there in MIUI 12 So it wasn’t that required to provide

MIUI 12.5 for Redmi Note 10 Pro because almost all the wallpaper is the same only two or three wallpapers are new in MIUI 12.5 but still, we don’t get the support of super wallpaper here, so this was not provided here In the event, they had said that we can uninstall any system app, but that feature is also not yet available here I guess To some extent, I can agree with them because in App there is an option to uninstall system apps, but this was in the first update or this that I am not sure because in future these changes can be done but this feature you can find here The other issue which I faced was related to the notification While watching a video you get a notification that is transparent and not properly visible sometimes it is visible, but mostly it is not So this issue you may face while watching a video you may not be able to see the important notification you receive The battery life has become worse after the previous update The UI is lighter as they have promised in MIUI 12.5, but the battery drainage is very fast As you can see I have used the device for almost 5 hours and the battery is only 14% now I have not played any game and used it normally The battery is mostly reduced when in sleep or say standby mode In my scenario sleep time is around 7 hours and 20% of the battery has been reduced

This is annoying here Another thing is when you check the notification and press hold it to set timing that time it gets sometimes overlapped this bug you may find here, but mostly this feature is not used Next is the volume style for music that has been changed it can be over lift you can see You also get DND mode which can be enabled and sometimes used it gets stuck Another thing is when you use any other app Its volume system also gets overlapped It is quite annoying but if you can use it then it’s fine The volume slider, or you can say the music tab which comes in the notification if you remove it then it will be the same as earlier it does not get collapse automatically If we talk about the RAM management I had already said it is nice So we will Instagram DRM Info and last I have opened Camer2 API Now let’s see is it working or not till now I have not faced any issue with RAM management

And seriously RAM management has been improved a lot so when you play a heavy game and keep it in the background that time you will not face any issue But if we talk about the battery you may face a little issue If you are a gamer and want to update it for gaming I will not suggest you update it because in gaming everything is the same as the graphics earlier there is no change nor any change in the game space & game turbo you may face a heating issue while playing the game and the performance starts to get downgrade So if you are a PUBG lover or want to play a game with this update then I won’t suggest it as you may face a lagging issue So these were the details I have noticed in two days the main update of MIUI 12.5 is still not properly seen here in which we are going to get many features In the Indian update.


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What’s New in iOS 15.1.1



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Hi everyone  today Apple released iOS 15.1.1 to the public this is something we’ve been waiting for quite some time and in a bit of a surprise it’s available to only specific devices so for the first time in quite some time this is available only to iPhone  12 and 13 series devices, so it’s available to the public at the same time everywhere around the world, but you have to have a 12,12 mini 12 pro or 12 pro max or iPhone  13 mini 13 13 pro or 13 pro max it’s not available to any other iPhone s that support iOS 15 or any other iPads it’s only available to these specific iPhone s we haven’t seen apple do this for quite some time now this update is a fairly small update it came in at 362.3 megabytes that’s on my iPhone 12 Pro Max but if you’re on an older version maybe you haven’t even updated to iOS 15.1,

yet it’s going to be a littleger and so if you’re looking for the update the easy way to do that is going on your phone go to settings go to general then software update, and it should show up just like it did here, so you’ll see it was 1.44 gigabytes on my iPhone 13 pro max this particular iPhone  is on an older version of ios 15.0.1, so you’ll want to make sure that it’s on the latest version to have the least amount of size for updating but either way it could be a smaller large update for you now as far as what’s new well before we talk about that the first thing is if you’re on a beta maybe you’re on ios 15.2 betas you will not see this update because you’re on a newer version you won’t see it even if you’re on the supported devices that are getting this update so just keep that in mind now let’s take a look at the build number and talk about what’s new,

so we’ll go to settings then we’ll go to general than about you can see the build number is 19b 81 and like I said this is a bit odd because it’s only for these specific devices we haven’t seen that in quite some time if ever with a major public release however this particular update fixes a specific problem for the iPhone  12 and 13 and that has to do with call quality or call drop performance specifically as you can see here says it improves call drop performance on iPhone  12 and iPhone  13 models and the thing that’s very specific about the 12 and 13 series phones is they have Qualcomm modems in them instead of intel modems so with all those issues with maybe switching between 4g 5g UC maybe millimeter wave and back to Wi-Fi and those things hopefully those are resolved, and maybe it resolved more than just the call drop issue however because it’s so specific it makes sense that they didn’t push it out to other devices if they’re just fixing that one issue so as far as what’s in this particular update that is the only thing they’ve mentioned and when they push out one of these updates they always update their security web page so if we go to safari you can see this is the Apple security updates page and if we scroll down you’ll see that they have ios 15.1.1 listed there,

And it says available for iPhone  12 and later and this update has no published CVE entries now that does not mean they haven’t fixed something specific to this with security, but they haven’t published it if they have, so there’s nothing mentioned here as far as what could be in it specifically, but that doesn’t mean they haven’t pushed some sort of security update altogether as far as bug fixes well again I would expect it to fix things such as cellular connectivity I don’t know that for sure as it takes a little time to use it but cellular connectivity I wouldn’t expect any battery changes of course it’ll take a little while to use this and then see what it’s like, but I wouldn’t expect any battery updates anything else because it’s fixing a very specific problem now if it was causing battery drain specific to maybe the cellular antenna then maybe we could see an improvement, but again it will take a few days to know that for sure and of course this phone hasn’t been my main phone I’ve been using the betas so this particular one battery life for some on 15.1 has been pretty terrible this phone has a 100 battery capacity and again like I said it hasn’t been my main phone, so it’s not going to show the true battery life of earlier builds but quite a few people were having poor experiences on 15.1, so hopefully this is part of the problem, and they resolved it with it now as far as performance again I wouldn’t expect anything different scrolling and everything else seems to be the same, but I did run a benchmark on this just to see if it was any different on the 12 pro max since I have some benchmarks from earlier versions so if we go into geek bench in geek bench you’ll see it scored 1596 for single core 4163 for multicore if we go to the history and take a look at the previous time when I ran it on October 1st here that was with an earlier version 15.0.1 we’re actually a bit above that as far as the overall scores.

So that’s a good sign even right after updating this phone checking the geek bench scores they’re a little higher so that typically makes me think it’s going to have a little better performance as those numbers typically improve over the next few days so that’s it in this particular update there’s not a lot more to talk about now I did talk the other day about some updates to AirPods the other day apple also released updates for AirPods 3 and AirPods Pro I made a separate video about that I made live earlier today and of course that’ll be linked in the description but if you want to know how to update your air pods or what’s new in this or what’s new in the AirPods update of course that’s linked in the description, and you can check that out on my channel now other than that I wouldn’t expect ios 15.1.1 to release to the public on any other devices now it’s possible they do that, but I think with ios 15.2 coming up is being in the betas there was a beta yesterday I think we’ll have a couple more betas and then an early December release with 15.2 that will be available to everyone instead of just 12 and 13 series phones hopefully apple doesn’t do that again because a lot of people get quite frustrated when they just push it out to some people and that sort of fragments the versions that are available to people so now on the 12 and 13 the latest version is ios 15.1.1 on all other phones

It’s 15.1 so I’m not really happy to see them do that hopefully they change that in the future as far as if you should install this update well if you’re on an iPhone  12 or 13 I definitely would install it to fix those problems with phone calls, and hopefully it resolves your issues now if you found anything else in this update I’d love to hear from you in the comments below


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