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iOS 9 beta 2 and iOS 8.4 GM release to come later today

According to BGR, both the second beta for iOS 9 and the Golden Master release of iOS 8.4 should be dropping today. iOS 8.4 has been in testing for several weeks. It includes the new Music player that will bring Apple Music to the masses. Apple Music is said to be launching on June 30th. Most likely, the public release for iOS 8.4 will be on that…

Apple seeds new iOS 8.4 beta ahead of late June release

While having just unveiled iOS 9 and providing a beta to developers on Monday, Apple has just released a new beta of iOS 8.4. For developers, this is the fourth beta of this version that has been available. Users on the public beta program will see this as their third beta release. The iOS 8.4 update’s focus, besides on a few small improvements, is a…

Apple to open App Analytics beta for select developers

When Apple bought TestFlight and later announced the integration with iTunes Connect, they also spoke about the ability for developers to include analytics in their apps. Up until now, developers have been waiting to see how this might come about. Today, Apple has finally begun inviting developers to test out the platform. For developers, including…

Developers: You can now distribute Watch apps via TestFlight

For months, developers have had access to WatchKit. This lets them create Apple Watch apps that work along side their current iOS applications. However, while the Apple Watch has been available for pre-order for two weeks, up until now, developers could not send beta copies of their apps for testing if they included a Watch app. Thanks to…

New Emoji feature in latest iOS, OS X betas

New emoji picker Apple has released new betas of both iOS and OS X to its developer sites. While OS X 10.10.3 and iOS 8.3 both have their own new features, this latest beta seems to focus on one improvement on both platforms: Emoji. Besides adding in a new Emoji picker, the update also includes a big improvement face and people choices. Instead of…

Apple releases iOS 8.1.1 (and Yosemite 10.10.1) beta to developers

Developers, get to downloading. iOS 8.1.1 beta was just released by Apple, a very late-night release compared to usual for the company. The change log seems to consist mainly of bug fixes, and probably places nicely with the Yosemite 10.10.1 beta that was released earlier today as well. Yosemite 10.10.1 is also out for developers, and should appear as…

Rumor: iOS 8 beta 4 to drop Monday, July 21st

  iOS beta 3 dropped July 7th, which as of this coming Monday, July 21st, will be 2 weeks ago. Some rumors have pointed at the next beta, beta 4, being dropped another 3 weeks after beta 3 just as it was 3 weeks after beta 2, but a new report is saying that it has been brought forward a week to this coming Monday, July 21st. Previous reports by…

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…