iOS 8 beta 5 now being pushed out by Apple [UPDATED]Alex Wagner - Editorial Director of News and Content
Looks like Microsoft isn’t the only company rolling out beta software to developers today.
Apple is now pushing a new iOS 8 beta to its registered devs. This is the fifth beta version of iOS 8, featuring the build number 12A4345d. As with past iOS 8 betas, this update is available to the iPhone 5s, iPhone 5, iPhone 4s, iPad Air, iPad 4, iPad 3, iPad 2, iPad mini, iPad mini with Retina display and fifth-generation iPod touch.
iOS 8 is slated to roll out to the public this fall with new features like the ability to respond to notifications without actually jumping into the app, QuickType suggestions on the keyboard, support for third-party keyboards and much more.
If you’re not a registered developer and want a taste of iOS 8 to satiate you until the public rollout, you can check out Cam’s top 5 features of the impending update, which is embedded below!
UPDATE: MacRumors has noted some of the changes found in the iOS 8 beta 5 update:
- The Health app collects Spirometry data, which relates to lung functions and the flow of air when you’re inhaling and exhaling.
- Health app can export data
- Display Medical ID on lock screen
- New icons for iCloud Drive, Backup and Keychain in iCloud settings
- Toggle for predictive text on iOS 8 keyboard
- Photos displays “Last Updated” to let you know when your shots were last saved to iCloud
Via Apple, MacRumors