Apple unleashes new betas for everything


A new iOS 9 beta is here.
A new iOS 9 beta is here.
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Developers received a fresh batch of new beta software from Apple this morning for pretty much every device Apple makes.

The first betas for iOS 9.3.2, watchOS 2.2.1, tvOS 9.2.1 and OS X 10.11.5 were all seeded to developers today, bringing a host of new bug fixes and tiny features to the Mac, Apple Watch, iPhone, and Apple TV.

Under-the-hood tweaks come in new El Capitan beta


New El Capitan beta is here.
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In this eighth beta for Apple OS X developers (the sixth version for those involved in the OS X El Capitan public beta), Apple continues to improve and polish the latest operating system for Mac.

Build 15A279b, as it’s cleverly named, doesn’t have a lot of notes about what’s changing, but we can assume there will be a bunch of internal fixes that may not be readily apparent to the average user.

Apple Releases Yet Another 10.8.3 OS X Beta To Developers


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Apple has seeded yet another OS X 10.8.3 beta in the Mac Dev Center. This specific build has no known issues, and Apple asks third-party developers to focus on testing a few more areas of the OS.

The first beta seed of 10.8.3 was released back in November, and Apple has updated the beta software no less than 10 times in 3 months. Still no official word on when 10.8.3 will be available to the public, but we’ll keep you posted.

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Apple Starts Taking Down Unofficial Sites That Sell Access To iOS And OS X Betas [Report]

By will give non-devs access to the iOS 6 beta for a small price, but Apple does not approve. will give non-devs access to the iOS 6 beta for a small price, but Apple does not approve.

The topic of selling access to iOS beta software has come up again as of late, and with Apple’s release of the iOS 6 beta, many eager non-developers are itching to get their hands on the upcoming OS as soon as possible. For some, the desire to try iOS 6 is so great that they will buy access to developer-only software from unofficial websites Apple does not support.

Apple has turned its attention to the underbelly of selling iOS and OS X developer software, according to a new report.

Apple Seeds New Lion Beta: Few Minor UI Tweaks, Not Much Else (So Far)



Apple has released an update to its Mac OS X 10.7 Lion beta. The 1.24 GB update is third build of the new operating system, which is expected to be shown off at WWDC in June and released to the public in the summer or fall.

The update is available to registered Mac developers running Lion Developer Preview 2. It can be downloaded through Software Update. The release contains no release notes and appears to contain only minor UI tweaks, according to tweets crossing the wire. It’s unlikely to be a big update. That will come with Developer Preview 3.