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Old Jun 26, 2014, 09:28 AM   #1
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iOS 8 Beta 3 Reportedly Not Launching Until Tuesday, July 8




The third beta release of iOS 8 will not occur until Tuesday, July 8, according to a report from BGR. That timeframe would mark a three-week interval following the release of the second beta last week.

Apple commonly begins seeding versions of its major new iOS versions on roughly two-week intervals, moving to three-week intervals later in the testing period as work progresses. For example, with iOS 7 last year, the second and third betas arrived two weeks after their predecessors with the fourth beta shifting to a three-week interval. Apple did, however, then follow that with several intervals of around a week as it pushed out an urgent bug fix.

iOS 6 followed a similar pattern without the interim bug fix, seeing a two-week interval leading up to the second beta before quickly shifting to three-week intervals for the third and fourth betas.

BGR has a good, but not perfect, track record in predicting iOS beta releases, so it seems likely that there will be no iOS 8 beta release next week.

Article Link: iOS 8 Beta 3 Reportedly Not Launching Until Tuesday, July 8
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Old Jun 26, 2014, 09:32 AM   #2
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Being 100% realistic, since BGR is saying July 8, it's a safe bet that it will be ANY other day but July 8
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Old Jun 26, 2014, 09:36 AM   #3
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Damn. Beta 2 is the buggiest ios beta I've ever tested. No 4G, and twice now my phone has completely frozen on me with the only way to fix it being to wait 4 hours for the battery to run out before charging again!!
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Old Jun 26, 2014, 09:36 AM   #4
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The sooner the better. Went back to 7.1.1 on my daily because 8 was entirely too buggy
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Old Jun 26, 2014, 09:38 AM   #5
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Damn. Beta 2 is the buggiest ios beta I've ever tested. No 4G, and twice now my phone has completely frozen on me with the only way to fix it being to wait 4 hours for the battery to run out before charging again!!
I completely agree, beta 1 was a lot more stable. Beta 2 feels a bit smoother, but freezes and crashes far more.
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Old Jun 26, 2014, 09:40 AM   #6
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http://www.idownloadblog.com/2013/06...beta-3-july-8/


see this guys you will be happy ...
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Old Jun 26, 2014, 09:41 AM   #7
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Back to 7.1.1 for me until July 8! LOL
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Old Jun 26, 2014, 09:45 AM   #8
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I hope this won't affect the Yosemite updates.
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Old Jun 26, 2014, 09:47 AM   #9
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Damn. Beta 2 is the buggiest ios beta I've ever tested. No 4G, and twice now my phone has completely frozen on me with the only way to fix it being to wait 4 hours for the battery to run out before charging again!!
You can force a hard reboot of the phone by holding down both the home button and power button at the same time until the white apple appears. With beta 2 I'm having to do this at least once every 4-6 hours.
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Old Jun 26, 2014, 09:50 AM   #10
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Not happy about this. Beta 2 seemed much more stable to me at first, but now I can hardly develop with it at all. Crash after crash. It's useless to me as a dev.
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Old Jun 26, 2014, 09:50 AM   #11
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Being 100% realistic, since BGR is saying July 8, it's a safe bet that it will be ANY other day but July 8
Agreed. MR already knows that a bit of web traffic comes from Apple's campus, so somebody in Cupertino is keeping up to date. I like to think Tim occasionally reads the articles and deliberately tells them to release at a different date as an epic troll move.

It's probably not true but you never know ...
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Old Jun 26, 2014, 09:51 AM   #12
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Coming from BGR. Probably false.
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Old Jun 26, 2014, 09:57 AM   #13
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Old Jun 26, 2014, 09:58 AM   #14
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BGR, Really?!?!

So when has BGR become a reliable source?
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Old Jun 26, 2014, 09:59 AM   #15
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Old Jun 26, 2014, 10:01 AM   #16
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actually it makes sense because beta 3 of ios 7 came 3 three weeks after beta 2. i assume ios 8 will follow ios 7 beta schedule
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Old Jun 26, 2014, 10:01 AM   #17
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Here's to hoping that when iOS 8 reaches the public release it's rock solid when it comes to stability.
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Old Jun 26, 2014, 10:03 AM   #18
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IF this were true, then it may stand to reason that OS X 10.10 beta/DP 3 may follow suit.
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Old Jun 26, 2014, 10:04 AM   #19
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Damn. Beta 2 is the buggiest ios beta I've ever tested. No 4G, and twice now my phone has completely frozen on me with the only way to fix it being to wait 4 hours for the battery to run out before charging again!!
Thank god you are a developer and have this on your developer phone and not on your daily driver right?
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Thank god you are a developer and have this on your developer phone and not on your daily driver right?
I'm a starving developer so my developer phone is my daily driver. Am I allowed under your rules?
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Old Jun 26, 2014, 10:11 AM   #21
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Why would anyone assume that they would push a new beta or release during a holiday week?
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Old Jun 26, 2014, 10:16 AM   #22
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I'm a starving developer so my developer phone is my daily driver. Am I allowed under your rules?
Allowed? Sure! Wise? Nope! ( I'm also a single-phone developer )
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Why would anyone assume that they would push a new beta or release during a holiday week?
I'm not sure it makes sense to release it after a holiday week either... everybody waits to get back from vacation and then they hit "send"? It would make more sense to release it before a long break... or at least, just as much sense.
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Old Jun 26, 2014, 10:18 AM   #24
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Beta 2 is running fine on my iPhone 5. It runs a lot better than beta 1 did. Some apps act up or funny, but no freezing or needing to restart.
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The sooner the better. Went back to 7.1.1 on my daily because 8 was entirely too buggy
I did the same, two days after I installed iOS 8 lol.
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