Tag Archive: Beta


Take a video tour around the iOS 9 beta

The iOS 9 beta has been out long enough for me to give it a fair test drive and discover all that it has to offer. So in today’s video, I’m going to give you a rundown of all the… Read more ›

El Capitan beta reveals two unannounced Apple products

Apple’s new 27-inch Retina 5k iMacs are the most beautiful desktop machine over eyes have ever beheld, and now it appears that Apple is preparing to make a smaller (and probably more affordable) version that could launch this fall. According… Read more ›

Apple seeds iOS 9 beta 2 to developers

The second beta of Apple’s huge iOS 9.0 update is now available to developers who are ready to take the plunge with Apple’s newest mobile operating system. iOS 9.0 contains hundreds of performance improvements and new features like redesigned Siri,… Read more ›

WatchOS 2.0 beta 2 is now available to developers

The second big beta update for Apple Watch is already here. Two week after Apple revealed the first watchOS 2.0 beta, the second beta version of the Apple Watch operating system is now available to developers in the Apple Dev… Read more ›

Everything that’s new in iOS 9 beta 2

Apple seeded iOS 9 beta 2 to developers today and while there aren’t any groundbreaking new features or drastic improvements, the company did manage to add a bunch of little changes and tweaks across the OS. Most of the improvements are… Read more ›

Apple’s second OS X 10.11 El Capitan beta is now available to download for registered developers. The release comes just two weeks after Apple previewed the big update at WWDC and made its first beta available for testing. As always, the… Read more ›

OS X 10.10.4 Beta 6 Released for Testing

Apple has released the sixth beta of OS X Yosemite 10.10.4 to Mac users who are participating in the developer and public beta programs. The new build arrives versioned as 14E36b and is downloadable from the Mac App Store Updates function as usual, assuming the user is opted-in to receive beta software, or is currently … Read More

How to Downgrade iOS 9 Beta to iOS 8

iOS 9 may be exciting with new features and refinements, but running beta software on a primary iPhone or iPad is rarely recommended, as the experience is less than optimal at the moment. For those who installed iOS 9 beta only to discover it’s current state is a bit of a buggy battery drain, the … Read More

Many Mac users interested in running OS X El Capitan may wish to have a bootable install drive of the new operating system. We’re going to demonstrate how to do this with a USB flash drive, but technically you can create a boot installer out of just about any USB device which has sufficient space. … Read More

iOS 8.4 beta 4 fixes iMessage crashing bug

Apple seeded the fourth iOS 8.4 beta to developers yesterday, and while the company didn’t add any major new features, it appears that they’ve squashed iMessage’s biggest bug that caused iPhones and iPads to crash when they received a certain… Read more ›