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Android Snapchat update suddenly usable, users attest

Android Snapchat update suddenly usable, users attest

It would appear that the Android developers at Snapchat did something correct in their latest app update. Users of many sorts revealed their love of the new version of the app - the app in Alpha Mode. That version of the app is not available for all users right this minute, but there is a way to attempt to get in on the build as soon as possible.

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iOS 12 beta bug badgers testers to install a non-existent update

iOS 12 beta bug badgers testers to install a non-existent update

The iOS 12 launch is less than two weeks away. Naturally, everyone is on a rush to prepare for the big event and fans are excited to finally have their chance to get the latest mobile platform on their devices. No one, however, is probably more excited than iOS itself. iOS 12 beta testers are reporting that the system is repeatedly telling them to update their beta version to a new iOS version. Except, as mentioned, iOS 12 is still two weeks away.

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iOS 12 beta 7 temporarily pulled after performance complaints

iOS 12 beta 7 temporarily pulled after performance complaints

Early feedback from users has apparently prompted Apple to temporarily pull the iOS 12 beta 7 update. Users reported slow performance, including a delay in unlocking the device and when launching apps, among other things. Based on user reports, the performance issues eventually smoothed out, but Apple has removed the update regardless to fix the problems.

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Fallout 76 beta detailed, launch timing revealed

Fallout 76 beta detailed, launch timing revealed

Fallout 76 is a title quite unlike any Fallout game Bethesda has made before. As revealed at E3 2018, Fallout 76 will be an entirely online game, which is a massive departure from Bethesda's usual single-player approach to its epic RPGs. If you're a bit hesitant because this big shift in direction, you're not alone, but thankfully Bethesda will be hosting a beta test that allows interested players to get an early look at the game.

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Android P Beta 3 released: We’re getting closer

Android P Beta 3 released: We’re getting closer

Google has released Android P Beta 3, the latest preview of its upcoming update for Android smartphones. The new release "takes us very close to what you'll see in the final version of Android P," according to Google's Dave Burke, VP of Engineering, which is still on track to be pushed out later in the summer.

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DC Universe streaming service beta revealed ahead of fall launch

DC Universe streaming service beta revealed ahead of fall launch

The DC Universe subscription service we detailed earlier this year is now in beta with a planned launch timeframe: this upcoming fall. Anyone interested in accessing the beta can sign up now in hopes of getting an invitation, but everyone will have access starting later this year. DC has provided more details about the service, including all the perks you get for signing up.

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macOS Mojave public beta released: Here’s what you get

macOS Mojave public beta released: Here’s what you get

Apple has released the first macOS Mojave public beta, an early taste of its next big software release for Mac. The new OS brings with it tentative support for iOS software, with Apple porting four of its mobile apps over to run on macOS as a precursor to further narrowing the gap between desktop and mobile.

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iOS 12 public beta released: 4 reasons to try it

iOS 12 public beta released: 4 reasons to try it

After being revealed at WWDC 2018 and going through a few rounds of developer testing, the iOS 12 public beta is officially here. Though most iPhone and iPad users will receive the update when it officially launches later this year (likely in September), there are quite a few reasons to check out the newest version of iOS today. iOS 12 actually seems to be one of the most exciting iOS releases we've had in a while, but here we'll highlight just a few of the reasons to try it.

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iOS 12, watchOS 5, tvOS 12, macOS 10.14 beta 2: here’s what’s new

iOS 12, watchOS 5, tvOS 12, macOS 10.14 beta 2: here’s what’s new

Inching closer to its massive Fall rollout, Apple released the second developer beta of all of its four operating systems. Of course, most of the new features have already been revealed at WWDC earlier this month so there are few surprises here, if any. That said, it’s still reassuring to see those promised features come to life and hopefully remain there as developers help hunt bugs and iron out the kinks.

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How to install the iOS 12 beta on your iPhone and iPad

How to install the iOS 12 beta on your iPhone and iPad

Users of SOME sorts were given the opportunity to download and run iOS 12 this week during WWDC 2018. The first group of people able to download the beta are Developers: paid developer accounts, that is to say. If you've got an Apple account but not a paid Apple Developer Program Account, you'll just have to wait a little while longer - BUT we've got instructions for when the time comes.

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Microsoft just made a terrible decision to force Edge on users

Microsoft just made a terrible decision to force Edge on users

Microsoft looks set to skate into some serious negative feedback, with the decision to force its Edge browser as the only way to view links in email. The change was previewed in the most recent Windows 10 Insider Preview, with Microsoft saying that it's hoping to get feedback as to how well the system works.

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Sea of Thieves gets one last (massive) beta before launch

Sea of Thieves gets one last (massive) beta before launch

We are quickly closing in on the launch date for Sea of Thieves. Anticipation for this new title from Rare and Microsoft is high, thanks in part to the many beta tests Rare has been hosting to make sure Sea of Thieves is ready for prime time. Rare is ready to put the game's servers through their paces one more time before launch, announcing today what will be the final - and largest - beta for Sea of Thieves.

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