Apple releases beta 3 of iOS 8

Mobile & tablets

by CBR Staff Writer| 08 July 2014

The beta update fixes the bugs of the earlier version.

Apple released the beta 3 version of its latest iOS 8 which is free for developers, but regular users will have to pay $99 annual fee to download the beta version of Yosemite.

Several tweaks have been made with this beta update, some of the most significant changes include new options for iCloud drive, along with an option to disable and enable QuickType.

Apple has given a new name to Shared Photo Streams, now it is called Share Albums.

The latest beta version also been added with a new option to keep video and audio messages that are normally deleted after a short while.

Now developers will also be able to move the cursor location with custom keyboard, and Apple has also included a new settings toggle for Handoff. Changes have also been made to the Health Kit, Location Service and Notifications.

iOS 8 has got some major changes compared to iOS 7 which includes a visual overhaul along with functional tweaks like the ability to respond to messages and take calls.

Apple is planning for wider release of iOS8 this fall.

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