iOS 7 Beta 1 Download Links

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iOS 7 Beta 1 Download Links

iOS 7 Beta 1 Download Links

Apple has released iOS 7 Beta 1 with fully overhauled design.

Update: iOS 7 Direct Download Links Officially Released, click here to download

NOTE: This is a beta version and intended for developers only, you can “update” (don’t do “restore”) to test on preferably a testing unit. Install it at your own risk.

iOS 7 Beta 1 Download Links:

Apple Reveals A Radical All-new Design For iOS 7

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iOS 7

iOS 7

Apple unveiled iOS 7, the software’s biggest redesign since the debut of the original iPhone. While the heavy rumored Apple direction towards a flatter design, the current system fans could be shocked by the design overhaul. Personally, I hate the new UI, Ditching an iconic design elements for very forgettable and cheap rip-offs of Android, Windows Phone, WebOS, and Cydia tweaks, is definitely something I’m not sold into.

A quick rundown of new features in iOS 7:
  • Completely redesigned interface
  • New Lockscreen
  • New translucency and Parallax allows you to see layers of info
  • Weather app has interactive displays
  • Calendar has new minimalist UI
  • Multiple page support in Folders
  • FaceTime audio calls
  • Phone and Message blocking
  • Activation lock disables phone if stolen
  • iPhone beta available to developers today
  • Coming this fall
iOS 7 Control Center

iOS 7 Control Center

Control Center
  • Swipe up from bottom of device to access toggles quickly
  • Turn on Airplane Mode, adjust brightness, AirDrop, etc.
iOS 7 Multitasking

iOS 7 Multitasking

Multitasking
  • New interface shows app cards
  • Multi-tasking for all apps with great battery life
  • Puts apps into scheduled background cycles
  • Adapts to network conditions
Safari
  • New full-screen look
  • Pull down from top brings up smart search field
  • iCloud Keychain support
Camera
  • Redesigned UI
  • New filters
  • Accessible from Control Center
New Photos App
  • Collect photos into ‘Moments’ based on location, date, or people.
  • Look across photo collection by pinch-to-zooming through Photostream
  • Share photos via AirDrop, Twitter, Facebook, iMessage, etc.
  • See comments from people you’ve shared the picture with directly in image
iOS 7 Airdrop

iOS 7 Airdrop

AirDrop
  • Share images with friends
  • System-wide support with apps with share-sheets
  • Works on iPhone 5, iPad 4, 5th Gen iPod Touch
Siri
  • New interface with wave animation
  • All new female and male voices
  • Can now control more of your device such as adjusting brigthness
  • Wikipedia and Bing search results integrated directly into Siri
iOS in the Car
  • Get iOS on your car’s dashboard screen
  • Get directions, play music, have iMessages dictated to you and more, eyes free.
  • Supported by more than 12 car manufacturers in 2014
iOS 7 Notification Center

iOS 7 Notification Center

Notification Center
  • Notification Center now available on Lock Screen
  • Notification syncing
App Store
  • Search for apps by age range
  • Find apps based on current location
  • Apps are updated automatically
iTunes Radio
  • Built directly into iOS Music app.
  • Featured Stations stream music based on its theme.
  • Share stations with friends, or create your own based on favorite artists
  • Preview and purchase songs directly in the app.
  • Support on Mac, PC, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, and Apple TV
  • Free for all users
  • Completely ad-free for iTunes Match subscribers
  • Launches in the U.S.

Viber Launches Desktop Apps For Mac And PC; Allows Video Calls

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Viber Launches Desktop Apps For Mac And PC; Allows Video Calls

Viber Launches Desktop Apps For Mac And PC; Allows Video Calls

The popular free messaging and VoIP mobile, Viber, has today released a native desktop apps for both Mac and PC. The desktop apps sync seamlessly with the existing mobile apps on iOS, Android, and other platforms. Viber has also announced video calls, allowing it to offer truly Skype experience alternative.

Send text messages and make voice and video calls from your PC or Mac. Seamlessly transfer calls between Viber Desktop and your phone.
Here are some of the features for Viber 3.0 on IOS:
  • You can now send video messages to your friends
  • All new voice engine improves sound quality on both low quality and high quality networks
  • Online status indicator tells you when your friends are connected to Viber. Note: users can receive messages even when not connected!
  • In app banner indicates that you received new messages
  • Automatically download new photos for faster viewing
  • You can now add a caption to the photos and videos you send
  • Easily browse through photos received from specific users or groups
  • Show only groups in messages screen, so you can quickly find a specific group
  • Larger photos and larger photo thumbnails
  • Better looking contact info screen
  • New package of fun stickers
  • Accessibility is now supported
  • Viber is also localized to: Czech, Danish, Greek, Finnish, Hungarian, Polish, Swedish, Turkish, Korean, Dutch, Thai, Vietnamese, Malay and Indonesian
  • Performance improvements and multiple bug fixes.

The company has now reached over 200 million users in 193 countries. Download Viber Desktop now at http://www.viber.com/

Adobe Announces Rebranded Creative Cloud ‘CC’, Drops Support for Creative Suite

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Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe Creative Cloud

At MAX 2013 conference, Adobe has officially dropped support for its CS6 suite and announced that its shifting future updates for Creative Cloud members only. There is a ton of new features coming to Photoshop, Premiere, illustrator, InDesign and After Effects. More updates to its iOS apps including Kuler, and Adobe Ideas.

Updates will be rolled out June 17 at which time Adobe will be ending support for CS6 with all new features coming to Creative Cloud users only. New features including:

Photoshop enhanced to reduce image blur brought on by camera shake, includes a redesigned Smart Sharpen utility, improved upsampling, and the ability to apply RAW edits as a filter in any layer.

Dreamweaver gets PhoneGap Build support for building and packaging native apps for iOS and Android, new CSS designer, an enhanced Fluid Grid Layout, Sync settings to access files, more support for HTML, CSS, and Javascript.

Flash Professional was completely rebuilt to include 64-bit architecture, HD export, improved HTML publishing, a new streamlined UI, real-time mobile teasing for iOS and Android devices, as well as a new code editor, real-time drawing, an unlimited pasteboard size, and more.

Illustrator was updated to include new features such as Touch Type tool that allows characters to be manipulated like individual objects with support for multitouch devices and stylus, images in brushes, new sync settings, sync colors, font search, etc.

InDesign gets 64-bit support, HiDPI and Retina Display support, a new QR Code Creator, etc.

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