Since iOS 7, there hasn’t been a major overhaul of iOS except for visual tweaks and performance upgrades. iOS has grown long-in-the-tooth, so “Seriously It’s Time For An Update.”
Back in September, Apple showed off the new Series 4 Apple Watch and praised a new ECG sensor that is the first ECG monitor available without a prescription. Since that announcement, Apple has been radio-silent regarding when the ECG app will be available, only to announce they received FDA clearance on the day of the event, but all that has changed.
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A long-awaited Apple Watch Spotify companion app may finally be in the works. After many attempts in recent years to bring Spotify to Apple Watch, Spotify has started testing its own, which is now available to registered beta testers in the TestFlight app.
Anyone on iOS 12 Developer beta 11 knows this pop up, “A new iOS update is now available. Please update from the iOS 12 beta.” Thankfully, iOS 12 Developer beta 12 fixed that pesky bug.
Now that iOS 12 has been released for Public beta testing, let’s go through how to sign up for beta testing and how to install it safely.
The next version of macOS will be called Mojave and will come with a bunch of new features including a dark mode, more organizational options, and desktop versions of several iOS apps. Apple CEO Tim Cook said Mojave’s new features are “Inspired by Pro users, but designed for Everyone.”
Almost immediately after the reveal of iOS 12 at WWDC, the very first Developer Beta was seeded by Apple. Coming in at around 1.26 GB on the iPhone 6s, with a build number of 16A5288q, this first beta comes packed with much-needed improvements and long-awaited features such as Group Facetime with up to 32 people, new Memoji, added Animoji, Native RAW Photo Editing, Siri Shortcuts, Screen Time management, and so much more! Let’s dive in!