Apple offers new iOS 9.3.2 beta 3 release to iPhone and iPad users. If you have an iDevice and are a registered developer you can already install it on your device. This is the third beta of the next mobile firmware which the ‘fruit’ giant should soon present.
The original iOS 9.3 was a big problem to all users. It offered great new features and multiple errors and bugs. Apple had to update the version pretty soon after the official launch to fix the known problems. Still there are some issues that still require some work.
You can download iOS 9.3.2 beta 3 only if you are participating in Apple Dev Program. This version is available through OTA-update [make sure your iPhone is already running iOS 9.3.2 beta 2 or beta 1 or otherwise this method will fail] or you can use direct links to upgrade through Dev Center. The first two betas appeared earlier this spring [you can on longer downgrade ioS 9.3.1 to iOS 9.3]. This will be a minor upgrade since the next big major iOS 10 update would arrive in the summer.
According to developers, iOS 9.3.2 should arrive with bug fixes, some minor improvements and enhancements. This operating system supports Quick Actions in landscape mode and makes it faster and easier to open them. Everything has become much smoother.
Apple should also allow users enabling both Night Shift and Low Power Mode at the same time.
Apple Innovation history is pretty interesting. The company managed to create one of the most popular smartphones in the world. Apple iPhone is recognized in most countries across the globe but some experts believe that Apple innovation strategy is becoming too slow.
As noted by Chinese LeEco CEO Jia Yueting, the ‘fruit’ giant is experiencing slower sales and this is the result of ‘extremely slow’ innovation. The expert from China is sure that that release of small 4-inch iPhone SE is a big mistake made by Apple. Why? He is sure that this device has a new philosophy while customers are used to Apple previous vision of what is the best for them.
LeEco is often called ‘Chinese Netflix’ however this company has many different businesses and reminds of Amazon. Its main focus is internet and still this firm announced smartphones without headphone jacks. Apple at the same time is mainly focused on software and hardware development.
The words about Apple innovation slow motion cannot affect the iPhone sales. LeEco has other focuses and the Cupertino-based giant is well-known for its mobile devices and hardware / software products. Chinese CEO is sure that Apple offers obsolete gadget design however the focus on individual applications cannot be a good business nowadays, Yueting believes.
No matter what others say about Apple this company is now extremely popular in China. Chinese market has become the iPhone’s second biggest market for the ‘fruit’ company no mater how ‘slow innovation has become.’
Apple is believed to be working on the next iPhone 7. This bigger smartphone if compared to iPhone SE should bring some nice features to attract customers. Are you looking forward to iPhone 7 official release this fall?
Are you looking for nice Best Buy discounts? Apple fans can get some interesting deals on Apple Watch, iPad, MacBook and other ‘fruit’ gadgets [Apple brought new iPhone SE leasing program to India]. There are different discounts offered by different Apple retailers. Take a look at some curious deals you can get right now.
For example, Best Buy discount Apple Watch can save you $200. The discount can be less than $200 as this is the maximum you can get. There are different ‘fruit’ smartwatch versions you can choose from. This Watch has become popular among many iPhone owners. It works in pair with Apple smartphones and allows checking different information right on your wrist.
You can get Space Black Stainless Steel smartwatch at $349 or $399. Milanese Loop version models cost $449 or $499 depending on the version you prefer. It is possible to pick 38mmor 42mm smartwatch [Apple is testing watchOS 2.2.1 beta with developers now].
Users who are looking for other gadgets can also look at other Best Buy discounts. Thus iPad fans can get up to $70 off the iPad mini 2. Customers can buy 16GB iPad mini 2 at $199.99. You can select either space gray or silver model at this price. At the same time Best Buy provides $75 off the 12.9-inch iPad Pro device.
MacBook Pro can be found with $225 discount. Customers get the choices with both Retina and non-Retina screens. The non-Retina versions could cost around $875 and Retina models are prices over $1,000. The 11-inch and 13-inch MacBook Air models are offered at $750 and $850.
The upcoming iPhone 7 was rumored to get some interesting changes. There were reports about possible iPhone wireless charging technology and other curious rumors but it now seems that Apple has no plans to offer big improvements this soon.
Now we hear about iPhone 8 features that are similar to what was promised for iPhone 7 model. In other words iPhone OLED display and wireless charging could be postponed until 2017. We are using to seeing ‘S’ iPhone upgrade each year and by ‘S’ Apple means some major redesign changes for its extremely popular smartphone.
This year the company unexpectedly presented smaller iPhone SE and it should also unveil iPhone 7 in the fall. Analysts think that Apple could skip ‘S’ upgrade cycle next year and offer some major iPhone 8 features that would completely redesign handset and offer exclusive product to customers.
iPhone 8 rumors mention OLED screen along with wireless charging [have you seen iPhone 7 widescreen concept?]. There are also reports about absence of Home button millions of users are so used to. The Home button has been offered since 2007 and losing it in 2017 could be a big surprise.
All the iPhone 8 features are only rumors. Apple never speaks about its future models until the public presentation of the gadget right before it goes on sale. We’ll learn more about iPhone 7 during this summer. The ‘fruit’ company would be working on iOS 10 update and other products and users believe they would see iOS 10 release and iPhone 7 launch sometimes in September or October.
Nothing is impossible as we all know. It’s just curious how Apple is planning to wow customers in 2016 and 2017.
Are you planning to buy iPhone SE? This 4-inch smartphone is very popular in China and there are many U.S. customers who wish to get the replacement for older iPhone 5s. There are four major carriers you can choose from if you have no plans to purchase newest iPhone SE model at full price directly from Apple.
For example, you can get iPhone SE carrier Sprint, choose T-Mobile, AT&T or Verizon. AT&T recently raised upgrade fee for its subscribers so you’ll have to pay more if you wish to upgrade this handset from this network.
You can choose iPhone SE network Verizon. It boasts great coverage and it’s the most expensive U.S. carrier. If you are not looking for cheaper data plans you should not get Verizon iDevice. Of be ready to pay $45 a month for 3GB plan, $60 per month for 6GB plan and $80-$100 for extra packages.
T-Mobile doesn’t charge you any fees for upgrading your iPhone to iPhone SE. This is one of the most affordable networks in the United States. For example, unlimited 4G data plan costs $95 a month. You can rollover data you haven’t used if you subscribe to Simple Choice plan. There are other interesting plans you can get with this network.
Sprint iPhone SE purchase can also offer affordable data plans. The unlimited 1GB data plan costs $20 a month and 24GB plan costs $80 per month.
There are different networks that offer unlimited packages for users. If you don’t need an ordinary data allotment you can always choose more expensive plans for your iPhone SE or other smartphone model.
There are rumors about possible Apple iCloud Switch project. The famous ‘fruit’ giant that is working in partnership with different Chinese suppliers for its popular iPhone [including newest iPhone SE model], iPad and Mac devices could team up with another Asian supplier soon and bring iCloud data service in-house.
Some sources believe Apple iCloud data service could be created by Chinese Server supplier. Apple is now using Google and Amazon servers for its data needs however it has plans to expand its own cloud service and work together with Chinese teams to create iCloud Switch sometimes in 2017 or later on.
There were other reports back in March that assured the famous iPhone creator was actually moving some iCloud services from Amazon to Google. Now this steps looks like a temporary solution if it’s true that the Cupertino-based giant has plans to present all iCloud services to users in-house. This would be an interesting major project by iOS company that has millions of customers from all over the world.
According to experts, over 1 billion users have iOS gadgets and they are using iCloud Drive, iMessage, iCloud Backup and other Apple services. This is one of the main reason for Apple to work on iCloud Switch as such project could help cut data center costs a bit.
Apple is rumored to partner with Chinese company Inspur that is one of the biggest internet service server companies in China that is also supported by local government. Different companies including Microsoft are working in partnership with this vendor.
Apple is still working on the next version of mobile firmware for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The company offers new iOS 9.3.2 beta 2 download. This is the second beta that follows the presentation of beta 1.
Who can take advantage of iOS 9.3.2 beta release? Ordinary users are not advised to install iOS 9.3.2 yet because all betas have errors and multiple bugs. Even public versions included different problems while they all were tested before the launch. For example, take a look at iOS 9.3 problems and bugs users faced. Apple was even forced to present quick ioS 9.3.1 update to help users solve some of the most common bugs.
You can update to iOS 9.3.1 beta 2 only if you are a developer and have registered UDID. There is Apple Dev Center that supports all registered iPhone and iPad devs. This is where you can find direct links to download iOS 9.3 beta 2 right away and start searching for new problems, bugs and issues that are most likely present in this new version of iOS mobile operating system.
It took the ‘fruit’ giant only two weeks to update beta 1 to beta 2. The previous version is available to both developers and public beta testers who participate in the free Public Beta Program launched by Apple in 2015.
The version 9.3.2 won’t offer any major changes. According to devs, it should improve some parts of the system and fix different bugs. You can install this firmware through OTA-update or direct links available to developers.
Are you enjoying Apple Maps transit data on your iPhone? This is a great way to get bus / subway routes right on the smartphone. Apple is working on its program and improving Maps along with other products it offers to users.
Apple Maps transit data Montreal is the latest addition to the iOS app. This time you can get details for routs in Canada’s second biggest city. Apple is cooperating with local transport agency STM and offers the most accurate information to visitors and local citizens.
The Apple Maps Montreal update brings bus routes from Societe de transport de Montreal. It covers various areas in Montreal. For example, you can get bus and subway routes in Laval, Brossard, Blainville, Repentigny, Saint-Lambert, Boucherville and other suburbs. You get details for both greater ares and main island.
This is not the first Canadian city supported by Maps. Nearly a year ago the ‘fruit’ giant presented transit information for another city Toronto. The company also brought support for some smaller cities and included Ontario on the list.
iPhone users can get transit information for different cities and travel easier when they are in New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles and other U.S. cities. They can also get Maps transit data in Mexico, Australia, China, Germany and England.
While Maps are getting better Apple has to fix numerous bugs with iOS 9.3 and 9.3.1. Both firmware updates contained errors and problems. The ‘fruit’ giant is presenting fixes as soon as it can however users keep complaining about new troubles. Hopefully all bugs would be soon solved.
We might see new MacOS pretty soon. Apple is believed to be working on this major upgrade [the next iPhone 7 should arrive in the fall]. Mac users are all familiar with OS X platform however there are some interesting hints in OS X 10.11.4 version that point to software rename.
The version OS X 10.11.14 could become macOS in the future. Experts who explored the framework files are sure that the new name would be soon offered by Apple. There is one interface file which gives a hint about macOS nomenclature.
When could the Cupertino-based giant introduce macOS to users? We don’t know what exactly is planned by the ‘fruit’ company and when it would present such major update. It could happen only in the fall as such big changes are often introduced after summer is over. Learn what to expect from Apple in 2016 and find out more about upcoming gadgets.
Apple likes to test beta firmwares once new mobile firmware and computer software are presented to developers and public beta testers. This usually happens during WWDC and this conference takes place in June. The upcoming 2016 event should unveil new iOS 10 and next Mac operating system.
It could be real. Apple calls its mobile firmware iOS. Its Apple TV software is called tvOS. Smartwatch users are offered watchOS. Having OS X on computers doesn’t sound like all other platform names. It makes more sense to call it macOS. It could be next OS X 10.12 that would be renamed. Why not?
Apple presented new iOS 9.3.1 links for download. This firmware update supports iPhone, iPod touch and iPad models that can run iOS 9.3 platform. Previous iOS 9.3 links included buggy platform that caused many issues and problems for ‘fruit’ company users and Apple had to pull the update for a number of devices.
You can use direct links iOS 9.3.1 to update your iDevice to the most recent firmware. It is also possible to install this firmware through OTA-update. Who should download iOS 9.3.1? Al users who have buggy Safari links that didn’t open and users who had other issues are welcome to give a try to the most recent release.
Use iOS 9.3.1 ipsw direct links if you wish to install this platform manually through iTunes on your Mac or Windows PC.