Apple is expected to seed its second iOS 7 beta to developers today, two weeks after it released the first during the Worldwide Developers Conference, according to carrier sources. The update it expected to fix bugs that were present in the first beta, and address things like performance and battery life. We may even see some more new features.
Boy Genius Report claims:
We have been told via our carrier sources that iOS 7, Apple’s brand new mobile operating system to be released sometime this fall, will be getting an update to beta 2 today. While Apple normally seeds iOS betas to carrier partners before developers, we believe there’s a good chance it will make its way to the Apple Developer portal today, too.
This matches up with our iOS 7 beta release predictions, which forecast the second release for today based on the timescales of Apple’s previous iOS beta rollouts. If you’re interested in when the third one might be coming, be sure to check out that timeline.
BGR also notes that a number of iOS developers are already seeing more users running iOS 7 that iOS 5 — even though it’s supposed to be for developers only. This could indicate that hundreds of thousands — if not millions — of users have already upgraded ahead of the public release.
And it’s no wonder why users are keen to get their hands on the software early. iOS 7 is the biggest change to Apple’s mobile platform since its introduction back in 2007. Not only does it deliver a number of new features, but also a controversial new design.