Apple launches public beta for iOS 8.3

For the first time ever, Apple is inviting regular users to test out an upcoming iOS update. The company has launched a page where interested iPhone owners can sign up to trial iOS 8.3 before it’s released to all consumers later this year. Apple’s signup page, pictured above, suggests it’s gained valuable feedback by running a public beta of OS X on the desktop, and now it’s extending the program to cover iOS as well.

9to5Mac first reported Apple’s plans to open up its mobile operating system for wider testing beyond the app developers who typically receive advance access to iOS updates. It’s worth nothing that we’ve so far been unable to access the iOS signup page, so it’s unclear if Apple is limiting the beta to randomly selected…

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