Hey devs, iOS 5 Beta 2 is here! Continuing the development process of iOS 5 mobile operating system, Apple has now released second version of beta software for developers. The first beta of iOS 5 was made available during WWDC 2011 event, which includes around 250 features.
Today’s iOS 5 Beta 2 also possess some important changes and bug fixes. If you’re an authorized Apple developer, please download this update via iTunes, as it will be helpful for you to make appropriate developments in your apps. However, if you’re not an official developer, don’t pirate beta software from the internet. It contains bugs and errors, which might cause damage to your data as well as device.
As far as new features are concerned, the developers have noted that Apple has now allowed Wi-Fi syncing option in new software update. Here’s the video of Wi-Fi sync in iOS 5 Beta 2 (courtesy – iPhone Download Blog) -
Along with this feature, you will notice significant improvement in battery life of all iDevices. Many developers have found some battery issues while testing iOS 5 Beta 1 software on their devices, but now Apple has addressed those issues in second beta of iOS 5.
When Apple announced iOS 5 two weeks back, some users criticized Apple for *stealing* Android’s notification feature. It seems Apple has taken this criticism very seriously and has tweaked the notification display on lock screen. Here’s how it looks (Image via – It’s All Tech) -
Download iOS 5 Beta 2 Firmware Update
Update: Use Sn0wbreeze 2.8 Beta 3 to jailbreak iOS 5 Beta 2.