What you need to know about the latest version of iOS 7 software

Apple is set to release iOS 7 for the iPhone and iPad this Thursday, according to a report from The Irish News.

The company is expected to update iOS 7 to a newer version of its iOS operating system, the sixth-generation iPad, which debuted last year.

The report, based on a leaked version of the iOS 7 firmware, says the update will include bug fixes, performance improvements, security updates and performance enhancements.

Apple will release the update for iOS 7.1.1, which is expected on September 17, according the report.