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Apple Releases iOS 7.1 Beta 4 to Developers

Apple today released the fourth beta of iOS 7.1 to registered developers for testing purposes, following the release of the third iOS 7.1 beta at the beginning of this month. The update has a build number of 11D5134c and is available via an over-the-air update or through Appleā€™s developer center website.

Beta4
The last version of iOS 7 available to the public, iOS 7.0.4, was released back in November. There are still several known issues for Apple's engineers to address, so iOS 7.1 will likely not be released to the public without at least one more round of beta testing.

Today's update also includes Xcode 5.1 Developer Preview 4 and a new version of the Apple TV beta software. Earlier today, it was rumored that Apple would soon be releasing the next beta of iOS 7.1.

Slide to Unlock
While there were a wide array of UI tweaks in Beta 3, it appears that Beta 4 focuses much more on behind-the-scenes changes. The only UI change our readers have been able to find so far is a modest tweak to the Slide to Unlock animation to make it "shinier".

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13 weeks ago
Beta 4 is out. I really hope it fixes a few things:

- Make Safari snappier
- Yellow screens
- Image retention on the Mini
- Terrible battery life
- Safari icon
- All icons in general
- Middle east conflicts
- iMessage failures
- Steve would never have released Beta 4, only Beta 5. He would have skipped Beta 4.
- White. All the white. Please, someone save us from the white.
- Forces Ive to wear a crew neck
- Forces Nest to decline Google
- Reduces the use of words in keynotes, such as "Magical, Amazing, Wonderful"
Rating: 20 Positives
13 weeks ago
That was snappier than expected.

BGR failed...
Rating: 15 Positives
13 weeks ago
Beta 4 I'mma let you finish and all, but how about that evasi0n though?

Is it safe? Is it secret?

Rating: 7 Positives
13 weeks ago
Guess BGR was wrong then
Rating: 7 Positives
13 weeks ago
Evasion patched. They should have waited until 7.1
Rating: 6 Positives
13 weeks ago

and thats why english should be mandatory on electronic devices. kids will learn it in a few weeks, elders in a few months and in a few years all the people using electronic devices can communicate without barriers.

i would be a 'good' hitler, wouldnt i? :D


Seriously? Hitler jokes?
We are talking about languages including German, okay, no need to remind us of the dark past of Germany, even if it was just a joke... This man killed millions of people and other nations still associate every single German with Hitler; although we neither support his behaviour nor have ANYTHING to do with what he did...
Rating: 6 Positives
13 weeks ago
Shiny? Shiny does *not* go with flat.... that's all I need to see now, flat and shiny living side by side each other. Great.
Rating: 6 Positives
13 weeks ago
Seems there is a new Photos icon too.


EDIT: Not new. Several blogs showed a new icon. It seems this is incorrect. My apologies.
Rating: 5 Positives
13 weeks ago

That was snappier than expected.


Boo. Hiss.
Rating: 4 Positives
13 weeks ago
Just fix Safari crashes, that's all I care about.
Rating: 4 Positives

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