iPhone 6 reveal date, Kanye’s tech pests and the rest of this week’s hottest news

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The iPhone 6 seems to get nearer and nearer each week as Apple fanboys and other tech enthusiasts await an official reveal date with mounting anxiety, but the age of the iPhone 6 might finally be close at hand. A year’s worth of leaks, rumors, and theories regarding the iPhone 6 are finally about to be put to rest, thanks to sources who revealed this week exactly when we can expect Apple to reveal their next generation iPhone.

Watch today’s Cult of Mac news roundup for all the details on the rumored iPhone 6 keynote date, as well as iOS 8 beta 5 details, and even why one piece of technology has Kanye West filing lawsuits like his name’s Johnnie Cochran.

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Hands on: See iOS 8 beta 5’s new features in action

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Each developer preview of iOS 8 brings new changes to Apple’s mobile operating system in preparation of it’s official fall release, and while the newly unleashed version Beta 5 boasts many bug fixes, some small new changes to the interface have been sprinkled throughout the new update.

In today’s video we go hands-on with iOS 8 Beta 5 and show off all the new tweaks and other additions the new version of iOS 8 has to offer, like accessing Spotlight quicker than ever before, optimization features for iCloud Photos, and so much more.

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The tiny changes Apple made to iOS 8 beta 5

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Apple is putting the finishing touches on iOS 8 ahead of its fall release, and while previous betas brought some surprising new features, the release of iOS 8 beta 5 is mostly full of tiny tweaks, bug fixes and a few small new additions.

Most of the changes might go unnoticed by most users, but iOS 8 beta 5 has a few nice surprises that refine the iOS 8 experience that will make your iPhone feel new once its released in the fall.

Here are all the tiny changes Apple made in iOS 8 beta 5:

Apple releases iOS 8 beta 5 to developers

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Apple has released iOS 8 beta 5 as an over-the-air update for developers. The update comes after beta 4 was released two weeks ago.

Beta 5 also accompanies OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 5 in the Mac App Store and a new beta seed for the Apple TV.

Apple hasn’t said what’s new in the betas, but we’re downloading the updates now and we’ll have the usual roundup of changes and tweaks to show you shortly.