Tag Archive: Beta


How to Downgrade iOS 7 Beta to iOS 6

Fed up with iOS 7 beta and it’s quirky bugs? You can downgrade fairly easily, which is probably a good idea for most casual users who aren’t accustomed to handling beta OS releases in various stages of development, because it’s really not meant for everyday use on your primary device anyway. Yes, Apple’s developer notes attached to iOS 7 beta releases specifically say that any iPhone or iPod touch that upgrade to iOS 7 can not downgrade back to iOS  [Read More…]

iWork For iCloud Beta Is Now Open To Developers

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Apple’s new ‘iWork for iCloud’ suite of browser-based apps are now ready for testing. Developers received a notification today that iWork for iCloud is up and ready for a test drive.

iWork for iCloud allows users to edit any iWork document from a web browser. The programs will run on a PC or Mac as long you’re running Safari, Chrome, or Internet explore. iWork for iCloud includes browser-based versions of  [Read More…]

Preview iOS 7 On Your iPhone & iPod Touch Without Installing the Buggy Beta

Of course the best way to preview iOS 7 would be to install the beta, but let’s face it, that beta is buggy, incomplete, and besides, it requires a developer account to use, which makes it inaccessible to the vast majority of people. So what’s the next best thing to preview the new iOS without installing the beta? Viewing full-sized, full-screened videos and screen shots directly on your iPhone or iPod touch. This gives you an excellent idea of how  [Read More…]

How To Downgrade From iOS 7 Beta To iOS 6 In Two Steps

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Here’s how to get your beloved iOS 6 back.

We’ve already told you why you probably shouldn’t install the new iOS 7 beta; it’s not just that the icons suck, but there are good reasons why beta releases should be avoided if you’re not a developer — particularly if you plan to use them on your primary device.

But if you went ahead and did it anyway, and now you’re  [Read More…]

Android Chief Excited To Try Out Apple’s iOS 7 Beta

They did what to the icons?

Android chief Sundar Pichai has revealed on Twitter that he is “excited” to try out the new iOS 7 beta that Apple released to registered developers following its WWDC keynote on Monday. He’s even willing to splash $ 99 on a developer account to get early access to it.

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iOS 7 Beta 1 Now Available for Developer Download

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The first developer release of iOS 7 has arrived and is now available to download. iOS 7 beta 1 has a build number of 11A4372q, and can be installed onto any compatible iOS device, including iPhone 4, 4S, 5 and newer, iPad mini, and iPod touch 5th gen. Currently, iOS 7 beta does not yet support any iPad model, but that is expected to change in  [Read More…]

Mail Pilot For Mac Enters Public Beta, Sign Up Today

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Mail Pilot, the email client that was born on Kickstarter and first hit iOS back in April, is coming to the Mac. We don’t have a release for it yet, but if you’re itching to get your hands on it, you can sign up for the public beta today. 

“We’ve spent months crafting an intuitively productive email experience for the desktop, and we can’t wait to reveal  [Read More…]

New Dropbox For Mac Beta Finally Brings iPhoto Importing, Screenshot Sharing

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I use a lot of different devices — I’m always switching smartphones — so I store all my photos in Dropbox so that I can get at them no matter which platform I happen to be using. But it’s not always easy to get all the photos I’ve imported into iPhoto into the cloud. At least not yet.

But that’s about to change. In the latest Dropbox for Mac beta, you  [Read More…]

1Password 4 For Mac Enters Beta

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AgileBits, creators of the popular 1Password tool for Mac and iOS, have today announced that 1Password 4 for Mac has entered beta. The release comes six months after 1Password 4 came to iOS, and you can get your hands on the early release by joining the AgileBits Beta Family.

“Like his iOS brother, 1Password 4 for Mac has a ton of new features packed in a gorgeous new design,” wrote AgileBits  [Read More…]

iOS 7 Beta Usage At Apple Increases As WWDC Draws Near

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Over the last few months developers and websites haven’t seen much iOS 7 beta traffic coming out of Apple’s set of IP addresses in Cupertino. However, over the last few days traffic from devices running iOS 7 has increased for a number of websites and apps.

Onswipe has reported that it has seen a big spike in traffic on its partner sites that run its HTML5 optimized mobile websites. Cult  [Read More…]