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Apple launches iOS public beta testing program; releases iOS 8.3 beta 3 to testers [Updatex2]

Apple launches iOS public beta testing program; releases iOS 8.3 beta 3 to testers [Updatex2]

As rumored, Apple has launched the iOS public beta program, which gives users early access to the upcoming version of iOS for the first time ever without needing a developer account.

Firefox browser demoed on jailbroken iPhone ahead of release

Firefox browser demoed on jailbroken iPhone ahead of release

Last December, Mozilla confirmed it had caved in and finally decided to develop an iOS version of its popular Firefox browser. It isn’t quite ready for its App Store debut yet, but those with jailbroken devices are already using the beta and giving us a glimpse at how it works.

Daylight Saving Time 2015: Did your iPhone or iPad will automatically ‘spring forward’ by an hour for DST?

Daylight Saving Time 2015: Did your iPhone or iPad will automatically ‘spring forward’ by an hour for DST?

It’s that time of the year when you have to set the clocks forward for daylight saving time in the U.S.

At 2 a.m. local time today (March 8, 2015), daylight saving time (DST) will arrive with the promise to give you an extra hour of evening light. 

Comex’s Cydia Substrate alternative Substitute now available in alpha

Comex’s Cydia Substrate alternative Substitute now available in alpha

Substitute, the Cydia Substrate alternative being developed by famed iOS hacker Comex, is now available in alpha. Jailbreakers can download the package from GitHub to try it out on iOS 8, but Comex warns that it has not been tested and is nowhere near stable.

Apple Maps now has ‘real-time’ animations in 3D, Big Ben shows the actual time

Apple Maps now has ‘real-time’ animations in 3D, Big Ben shows the actual time

Apple has just given you a great reason to open up its Maps app by integrating “real-time” animations into its 3D views. Users will find the actual time displayed on Big Ben, and they can watch the London Eye turn as Flyover pans around it.

How iPhones and iPads were used to film tonight’s episode of Modern Family

How iPhones and iPads were used to film tonight’s episode of Modern Family

Tonight’s episode of Modern Family was filmed entirely on Apple devices. iPhones, iPads, and even MacBooks were used to shoot every scene, and in a new video, the show’s co-creator and executive producer, Steve Levitan, explains exactly how it was done to provide a genuine feel.

Apple patents new screen and app sharing method for iOS

Apple patents new screen and app sharing method for iOS

While screen sharing for collaboration has become a popular function on desktops, it still hasn’t made its way to our mobile devices. But a new Apple patent suggests the company is working on a new screen and data sharing method for iPhones and iPads.

Apple to launch public beta testing program for iOS 8.3 and iOS 9

Apple to launch public beta testing program for iOS 8.3 and iOS 9

According to sources of 9to5Mac, Apple will be launching the first-ever public beta program for iOS in March this year with the release of iOS 8.3 to a limited number of users.

Alto’s Adventure should be the next iOS game you buy from the App Store

Alto’s Adventure should be the next iOS game you buy from the App Store

Snowman, the awesome development team behind Checkmark for iOS, has turned its attention to game development for a new title called Alto’s Adventure. It’s a gorgeous yet simple snowboarding game unlike any other you’ve played, and you’re going to want to get it.

Apple Pay is a big hit for Staples shoppers on mobile

Apple Pay is a big hit for Staples shoppers on mobile

Just four months after making its public debut, Apple Pay is already the number one payment method for shoppers using the Staples app on iOS, the retailer has confirmed. However, the platform hasn’t yet taken off in the company’s physical retail stores.