• Apple's Beddit Sleep Tracking Company Now Offering Beta for Testing New Features

    29 days ago - By Mac Rumors

    Apple-owned Beddit recently launched a new beta testing program that's designed to allow those who own the new Beddit 3.5 device released in December to test new and upcoming features.
    In a new "Beta Program" section of the Beddit website , Beddit says it is launching a new customer beta program that will let customers contribute to "making the product even better."
    Through the Beddit Beta Program, you will have early access to new versions of the Beddit app before the general public. Participants will share valuable feedback with Apple Inc. such as app use, app settings, sleep results...
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  • Apple's Beddit sleep tracking company launches beta program for testing new features

    Apple's Beddit sleep tracking company launches beta program for testing new features

    29 days ago - By 9to5Mac

    Beddit, the sleep tracking company that Apple bought two years ago, is launching a new beta program to allow customers to test and offer feedback on new features before release. The new Beddit Beta Program is free for participants who enroll, but there are a few requirements for participation.
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  • Everything New in iOS 13 Beta 2: SMB Server Connectivity, Notes Checklists Changes, New Animoji Stickers and More

    Everything New in iOS 13 Beta 2: SMB Server Connectivity, Notes Checklists Changes, New Animoji Stickers and More

    29 days ago - By Mac Rumors

    Apple this morning released the second iOS 13 beta for developers, addressing bugs, introducing new bugs, and adding and refining iOS 13 features.
    There are no super exciting new changes in the second beta of iOS 13, but several features that were not functional in the first beta are now working. All of the changes we've found so far are below:
    - SMB Server Connectivity - One of the new features in iOS 13 is an option in the Files app to connect to server using SMB. This feature wasn't working in the first beta, but is functional in beta 2, so iOS 13 users can do things like connect to a...
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  • TvOS 13 beta 2 adds iOS-style picture-in-picture feature

    TvOS 13 beta 2 adds iOS-style picture-in-picture feature

    29 days ago - By VentureBeat

    A surprise addition to the tvOS operating system enables a new form of Apple TV multitasking: picture-in-picture support for video playback.
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  • IOS 13 beta 2 adds new Portrait Lighting Control and High-Key Mono effect to the Camera app

    IOS 13 beta 2 adds new Portrait Lighting Control and High-Key Mono effect to the Camera app

    29 days ago - By 9to5Mac

    Two of the headlining changes involving Photos in iOS 13 were missing in action in the initial beta release, but today's second beta release makes the new features available to beta testers. A new High-Key Mono effect in the Camera app's Portrait Mode panel is now available, along with the ability to edit and control Portrait Lightning via a new Portrait Lighting Control section in the Photos app editing interface. more...
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  • TvOS 13 beta 2 brings Picture-in-Picture video multitasking to Apple TV

    TvOS 13 beta 2 brings Picture-in-Picture video multitasking to Apple TV

    29 days ago - By 9to5Mac

    Although strangely not mentioned in Apple's WWDC keynote, tvOS 13 beta 2 has a nice surprise: support for Picture-in-Picture video playback.
    You can now watch shows from the Apple TV app whilst multitasking around the rest of the operating system. Just like the iPad, Apple TV users can leave the video playing in a thumbnail window whilst they navigate the rest of the operating system.
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  • IOS 13 beta 2 enables SMB Server connectivity in the Files app

    IOS 13 beta 2 enables SMB Server connectivity in the Files app

    29 days ago - By 9to5Mac

    One of the big new additions to the Files app in iOS 13 is the ability to connect to a server via SMB. In the initial iOS 13 beta, attempting such a connection resulted in an error, but in iOS 13 beta 2, you can now successfully connect to a server wirelessly. more...
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  • What's new in iOS 13 beta 2?

    What's new in iOS 13 beta 2?

    29 days ago - By 9to5Mac

    Apple today released the second developer beta of iOS 13 and iPadOS 13, two weeks after the release of beta 1. The second beta of an iOS release usually includes a variety of notable changes. Read on as we roundup all of the changes in iOS 13 beta 2.
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  • Apple Seeds Second Beta of Upcoming tvOS 13 Update

    Apple Seeds Second Beta of Upcoming tvOS 13 Update

    29 days ago - By Mac Rumors

    Apple today seeded the second beta of an upcoming tvOS 13 update to developers, two weeks after first unveiling the tvOS 13 software at the Worldwide Developers Conference.
    Designed for the fourth and fifth-generation Apple TV , the new tvOS 13 developer beta can be downloaded onto the Apple TV via a profile that's installed using Xcode.
    tvOS 13 introduces an updated Home screen aimed at making it easier to discover new content. Apps are now able to play full-screen video previews right on the Home screen, similar to Netflix.
    Multi-user support is available for the first time, letting more...
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  • Apple Seeds Second Beta of watchOS 6 to Developers

    Apple Seeds Second Beta of watchOS 6 to Developers

    29 days ago - By Mac Rumors

    Apple this morning released the second beta of watchOS 6 , the software that runs on the Apple Watch. The second beta comes two weeks after Apple first unveiled the new update at the Worldwide Developers Conference.
    To install the beta, you'll need the proper configuration profile, which can be obtained through the Apple Developer Center. Once the profile is in place, the watchOS 6 beta can be downloaded using the dedicated Apple Watch app on the iPhone by going to General -> Software Update.
    Installing the software requires the Apple Watch to have 50 percent battery. It also must be...
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  • Apple Seeds Second Beta of macOS Catalina to Developers

    Apple Seeds Second Beta of macOS Catalina to Developers

    29 days ago - By Mac Rumors

    Apple today seeded the second beta of macOS 10.15 Catalina for testing purposes, two weeks after the new Mac operating system update was first unveiled at the Worldwide Developers Conference.
    The new macOS Catalina beta can be downloaded using the Software Update mechanism in System Preferences. As with all new betas, you're not going to want to install macOS Catalina on a primary machine as it is early release software and could have major bugs.
    macOS Catalina eliminates the iTunes app, splitting it into Music, Podcasts, and TV apps. The Apple Music and Apple Podcasts apps are available...
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  • Apple Seeds Second Betas of iOS 13 and iPadOS to Developers

    Apple Seeds Second Betas of iOS 13 and iPadOS to Developers

    29 days ago - By Mac Rumors

    Apple today seeded the second betas of iOS 13 and iPadOS to developers for testing purposes, two weeks after first unveiling the new updates at the Worldwide Developers Conference.
    Registered developers will need to download the profile for the iOS 13 and iPadOS betas from Apple's Developer Center. Beta 2 can be downloaded over the air after the profile has been installed and the iPhone or iPad has been restarted.
    Apple in 2019 split iOS 13 and iPadOS into two separate updates, one designed for iPhone and one designed for iPad. iPadOS is identical to iOS 13 in almost every way, though...
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  • IOS 13 beta 2 coming today for developers ahead of public beta release

    IOS 13 beta 2 coming today for developers ahead of public beta release

    29 days ago - By 9to5Mac

    Are you a thrill seeker testing Apple's pre-release software and dealing with beta 1 life? Good news! It's time to move on to beta 2 life in search of more stability and performance improvements. Apple will release iOS 13 beta 2 to registered developers later today, allowing developers to test their apps against a slightly more complete version of iOS 13.
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