Apple Seeds New iTunes 10.5 and iWork for iOS Betas to Developers

itunes 10 5 beta 8
Apple today seeded new builds of iTunes 10.5 and iWork for iOS to developers, continuing to push forward on work toward a full launch of the company's iCloud services. The releases include iTunes 10.5 beta 8 and iWork for iOS beta 3.

The new iTunes 10.5 build supersedes beta 7, which was released alongside iOS 5 beta 7 on August 31st, while the new iWork for iOS version is an update over the beta 2 version released on August 19th.

Both releases are being targeted to support Apple's iCloud services, which have been announced for release this fall. iCloud is widely expected to launch alongside iOS 5 and new iPhone and iPod hardware by the middle of next month.

Top Rated Comments

mms13 Avatar
140 months ago
New in iOS 5 beta 8:

- hide/unhide native apps
- 4 new wallpapers
- copy/paste lyrics in Music app
- option to disable Spotlight Search; most likely in exchange for an upcoming new feature
- Newsstand 'Store' icon is live. Tapping on it takes you to iTunes Store then errors out
- Brightness is easily adjustable to 25%, 50% and 75% thanks to markings
- Photo Stream photos are finally deletable
- Select all / delete all option in Mail app
- Basic rules/filters in Mail app
- Send to groups in Mail app
- Set any song in Music app as Alarm Clock sound
- Block specific or non-Contacts or all incoming calls
- Password-protect any native app

Screenshots coming soon.

I know this is fake but...I mean...some really good ideas in there.
Like after reading this I'm suddenly dissappointed in iOS5
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
unobtainium Avatar
140 months ago
Got to love the way some developers stick to their NDAs! Of course I realize this was an official press release:rolleyes:
I'm so tired of reading this comment in every post about betas.

You are on a website called macrumors.com that deals with rumors, leaks and pre-release info. I honestly cannot even comprehend why people come here to post comments like this, it's ridiculous.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Cloudsurfer Avatar
140 months ago
Come on Apple, ANNOUNCE!!!
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
nutmac Avatar
140 months ago
I would like to see iTunes get back to music only. If you think about it iTunes, which was for music now runs all the iPhone and iPad apps. It's too much clutter.

I agree. Now defunct iSync would've been a good vehicle for managing mobile devices.

Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Goldfrapp Avatar
140 months ago
You might want to obscure your name and phone number on that screenshot.
and serial #.
Good GOD Dude...you're gonna have the whole world calling you now!
Way to re-post his link. :rolleyes:
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
TallGuy1970 Avatar
140 months ago
I am convinced that the reason Apple is taking so much time and being so careful with next iPhone/iOS update is they don't want a repeat of MobileMe, even if it means delaying the launch!
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)

Popular Stories

RIP iPod Feature

RIP iPod: A Look Back at Apple's Iconic Music Player Over the Years

Friday May 13, 2022 2:25 pm PDT by
Apple earlier this week announced the discontinuation of the iPod touch, and because it was the last iPod still available for purchase, its sunsetting effectively marks the end of the entire iPod lineup. To send the iPod on its way, we thought it would be fun to take a look back at some of the most notable iPod releases over the last 21 years. Original iPod (2001) Introduced in October...
iOS 16 mock for article

Gurman: iOS 16 to Include New Ways of System Interaction and 'Fresh Apple Apps'

Sunday May 15, 2022 6:14 am PDT by
iOS 16 will include new ways of interacting with the system and some "fresh Apple apps," Bloomberg's Mark Gurman has said, offering some more detail on what Apple has in store for the upcoming release of iOS and iPadOS set to be announced in a few weeks at WWDC. In the latest edition of his Power On newsletter, Gurman wrote that while iOS 16 is not likely to introduce a major face-lift to...
maxresdefault

Unbox Therapy Shares Hands-On Look at iPhone 14 Pro Max Replica

Monday May 16, 2022 4:40 am PDT by
YouTuber Unbox Therapy has shared a hands-on look at the iPhone 14 Pro Max using what he claims is a one-to-one replica created by third-party case makers with access to detailed schematics and dimensions for Apple's new upcoming flagship smartphone. As with the iPhone 13 Pro lineup, in 2022, we are expecting a 6.1-inch iPhone 14 Pro and a 6.7-inch iPhone 14 Pro Max, but this time the Pro...
iOS 15

Apple Releases iOS 15.5 and iPadOS 15.5 With Wallet and Podcast Updates

Monday May 16, 2022 10:00 am PDT by
Apple today released iOS 15.5 and iPadOS 15.5, the fifth major updates to the iOS and iPadOS 15 operating systems that were initially released in September 2021. iOS and iPadOS 15.5 come a little over two months after the launch of iOS 15.4 and iPadOS 15.4. The iOS 15.5 and iPadOS 15.5 updates can be downloaded for free and the software is available on all eligible devices over-the-air in...
14 16 inch 2021 mbps back to back feature orange

Five Things You Still Can't Do With a MacBook Pro

Wednesday May 11, 2022 11:16 am PDT by
It's been over 200 days since Apple debuted its redesigned MacBook Pro lineup. Offered in 14-inch and 16-inch display sizes, the new-look MacBooks wowed Apple fans and creative pros alike with their powerful custom Apple silicon, mini-LED screen, and multiple connectivity options. But there are still some things you can't do with a MacBook Pro. Here are five features some Mac users are still...
apple mac ipad watch trade in

Apple Launches Limited-Time Bonus Trade-In Credit for iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple Watch in Many Countries

Wednesday May 11, 2022 5:14 am PDT by
Apple has launched a special limited-time offer for iPhone, Apple Watch, Mac, and iPad trade-in that offers customers additional credit when trading in their only device for a new one. The offer is being run in several countries including the US, UK, Germany, Spain, Italy, South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, China, India, and France. In the UK, Apple is offering up to £50 of extra trade-in credit...
airpodsprodesign

Kuo: AirPods, MagSafe Battery Pack, and Other Apple Accessories Also to Switch to USB-C in Future

Sunday May 15, 2022 5:59 am PDT by
Earlier this week, well-known Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claimed that Apple plans to release at least one iPhone 15 model with a USB-C port in 2023. Now, in a follow-up tweet, he has claimed that accessories like AirPods, the MagSafe Battery Pack, and the Magic Keyboard/Mouse/Trackpad trio would also switch to USB-C in the "foreseeable future." Both the iPhone and all of the aforementioned...