Tag Archive: Beta


First Beta Builds of OS X 10.11.6, iOS 9.3.3, tvOS 9.2.2 Arrive

Apple has released the first beta testing versions of multiple system software updates, including OS X 10.11.6 beta 1, iOS 9.3.3 beta 1, tvOS 9.2.2 beta 1. Presumably the beta releases will focus primarily on bug fixes and feature enhancements, which is typical for point releases of system software. The initial builds are available to … Read More

Beta 4 of iOS 9.3.2, OS X 10.11.5, tvOS 9.2.1 Released

Apple has issued a variety of updates to their beta system software efforts, including iOS 9.3.2 beta 4, OS X 10.11.5 beta 4, and tvOS 9.2.1 beta 4. The beta builds are available to download now for both regular developer testers as well as users participating in the public beta testing programs for the respective … Read More

OS X 10.11.5 Beta 3, tvOS 9.2.1 beta 3, Released for Testing

Apple has released OS X 10.11.5 beta 3, tvOS 9.2.1 beta 3, watchOS 2.2.1 beta 3, along with a new Safari Technology Preview build for Mac users. Additionally, Apple has released the public beta builds of iOS 9.3.2 beta 3 which was initially released yesterday for developers only. No new features are expected in the … Read More

iOS 9.3.2 Beta 3 Released for Testing

Apple has released iOS 9.3.2 beta 3 to users participating in the beta testing program. The new build arrives versioned as 13F65 and presumably focuses on bug fixes and improvements to the mobile operating system. There are no obvious new features included in the minor point release thus far, which is fairly typical of a … Read More

Beta 2 of iOS 9.3.2, OS X 10.11.5 , WatchOS 2.2.1, tvOS 9.2.1 Available

Apple has released the second beta versions of OS X 10.11.5, iOS 9.3.2, WatchOS 2.2.1, and tvOS 9.2.1. The updated beta releases are available now to individuals running the prior beta builds. The beta point releases are generally aimed at resolving bugs and improving performance with each respective build of system software, and it’s unlikely … Read More

Microsoft’s one-handed iOS keyboard goes beta

Typing on your iPhone with one hand is about to get a whole lot easier thanks to good samaritans at Microsoft that have invented a custom keyboard for iOS. Microsoft revealed today that its latest iOS app, Word Flow, just entered the beta testing phase. The new keyboard (which is different than the Hub keyboard […]

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WhatsApp beta adds support for bold and italic text

WhatsApp makes it easy to express yourself with emojis and images and other kinds of modern media — but what if you prefer the good old written word? Until now, the platform has only supported basic text with zero formatting options. But in the latest WhatsApp beta, users have the option to use bold and italic […]

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The seventh OS X 10.11.4 beta is here

Apple is not quite done tinkering with OS X 10.11.4 before its public release. The company seeded the seventh beta of OS X 10.11.4 to developers this morning, a little over a week after Apple released the last beta for the desktop operating system. To grab the new beta, developers can go to the Apple Developer Center, […]

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Seventh Beta of OS X 10.11.4 Available for Testing

Apple has released OS X 10.11.4 beta 7 to Mac users in the developer beta testing and public beta testing programs. The new build arrives as 15E64a and includes bug fixes and feature improvements to the beta release. Mac users running a current beta version of OS X 10.11.4 can download the seventh beta version … Read More

iOS 9.3 Beta 7 Released for Testing

Apple has released the 7th beta version of iOS 9.3 to users in the public beta and developer beta testing programs. The new beta release presumably includes bug fixes and feature enhancements and can be downloaded now from the over-the-air update mechanism available in Settings > General > Software Update. iOS 9.3 will include password … Read More [Read More…]