Apple Releases iOS 5.1 Beta 3 to Developers

By , Jan 9, 2012

Finally, after nearly a month of silence, Apple has seeded the 3rd beta of iOS 5.1 to developers. As you may recall, the company pushed out beta 2 all the way back on December 12th of last year.

As several other sites are noting, the update only seems to be available via OTA (over-the-air) for previous iOS 5.1 users, but it should be available from Apple’s regular developer portal shortly…

Judging by the screen grabs we’ve seen, beta 3 doesn’t seem to be too exciting. Its brief changelog states that the update just “contains bug fixes and improvements.” But we’re not writing it off just yet.

Folks digging through iOS 5.1’s source code have already uncovered a number of interesting things, including evidence that Apple may be close to releasing devices with quad-core processors. So stay tuned.

Be sure to let us know if you discover anything cool in beta 3, and we’ll do the same.

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  • http://www.facebook.com/jacer.lee Jacer Lee

    Scared me.. i almost saw from far 5.1 is officially out lol

    • Anonymous

      No need to worry if you on iPhone 4..and have SHSH for 5.0.1………..just save your 5.0.1 SHSH……..Do the same if ya have a 4S too…….ya just can’t use them yet…………Never fear an iTunes update if you were wise enough to save your SHSH blobs!

      If you dont then hurry up and get the latest Tiny Umbrella. and iFaith 1.4.1 and save SHSH with both. In order for Tiny Umbrella to work ya have to do while 5.0.1 is still being signed (which it is.don’t miss the window).

      But iFaith will dump blobs for whatever your device is currently on…….even if it’s not being signed………….I for one, choose to use both……..At least then If having trouble with Tiny blobs (which seems to happen too often), You can just use your iFaith blobs…..Which are solid and pretty much always work..provided you enter “PWNED DFU mode” with iReb before restoring ;)

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001499212302 Sahand Porkar

    it enables the 3g toggle again

    • Anonymous

      Really??????// How did you find that out????????????????/ I mean it’s not like it’s posted frikin every where or anything.lol

  • Anonymous

    Oh, really, evidence on future quad-core devices?! Let’s all celebrate! Or in the meantime, WHAT ABOUT MY ALREADY RELEASED, DUAL-CORE IPHONE’S BATTERY ISSUE?!

  • Anonymous

    i notice my phone is moving faster with this update. when switching for app to the next opens and loads very fast now

    • Anonymous

      You have 5.1b3?

  • Prathik Nair

    Well My Mom Says I Look Good So…..

  • http://twitter.com/bubby22508 Joselyn Specht

    From the lock screen you can go straight to your camera, without double clicking first.!:)