Tag Archives: Beta

iOS 7.1 beta 5 released to developers

Apple has just released beta 5 of iOS 7.1, and it’s available to download right now! The latest test version of iOS features new “natural-sounding” voices for several Siri languages. There’s also various bug fixes, although it appears that some highlighted problems have been overlooked. We’ll have a full overview of all the new features coming up on…

iOS 7.1 brings female voice to UK English Siri

iOS 7.1 has just been made available to developers as a beta, and early forays into the new release appear to suggest that Siri’s British variant will soon have a female voice. Currently the British Siri is only available with a male voice, as of iOS 7.0.4, with no option to change this. However, users running the iOS 7.1 beta have found that there is…

What’s new in iOS 7 beta 3, hint: a lot of circles

iOS 7.1 beta 3 has dropped, and there are many changes. As you can guess from the title, there are a lot of circles in this beta of iOS 7.1. In the phone, in FaceTime, turning off the phone, etc. Circles, circles, circles. Obviously, the iOS interface is far from complete is what is shown through these betas, because Apple is constantly changing stuff up….

Popular jailbreak app “BiteSMS” gets beta release for iOS 7

biteSMS is by far one of the most popular jailbreak tweaks, with a ton of people using it for mainly features that include Quick Reply, and Quick Compose. It is a full featured Messages-replacement application that has been around for a while, and has seen fairly regular updates. With the new evasi0n7 jailbreak out, and iOS 7 users getting a new Cydia to…

iOS 7.1 beta 2 released, comes with miscellaneous changes and improvements

Apple has just pushed a new version of iOS 7.1 to developers, making this the second release of the newest operating system. iOS 7.1 beta 2 says it contains “bug fixes and improvements.” Those that have already installed today’s release say that it includes faster animations (even more so than what beta 1 brought), a new “Touch ID & Passcode” section in…

Here’s what is new in iOS 7.1 beta

Apple has released iOS 7.1 in a beta form for developers only, and there are a few UI changes that are found in the release notes. Betas for .x updates aren’t new, iOS 6.1 saw a beta as well as 5.1 (which actually saw multiple), so an iOS 7.1 beta was well expected. But what is new? Besides a good amount of under the hood changes to miscellaneous frameworks…

iWork for iCloud beta available for everyone to try [Screenshots]

Right now if you head over to beta.icloud.com and log in using your iCloud or Apple ID username and password, you’ll notice three new icons in the bottom row. Pages, Numbers and Keynote are all now available to try out. As you can see, they all bear the “forgive all sins” beta logo in the top left corner, but, on first looks they appear to work quite well….

iOS 7 beta 7 (final beta version) coming later today?

Last week BGR reported that beta 6 of iOS 7 would land this week. Turns out, Apple spoiled the site’s run of predictions by releasing a bug-fix beta last week. The site reports that it was an emergency bug-fixing download, and still maintains that what is now the 7th beta, is still on target to be released later today. Monday is a popular day for beta…