In a quick report, ensuing Apple’s public beta program of OS X Yosemite over the summer and fall months of last year, 9to5Mac suggests that the company may initiate a similar effort to have the public put new iOS firmwares to the test.
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With iOS 8.2 already both in developer testing and slated for public release next month, Apple’s intention for any such public iOS beta program will likely turn to both iOS 8.3 and iOS 9, which will undoubtedly be released later this year.
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Although Apple hasn’t opened iOS betas to the public in the past, it will be interesting to see the results of what would certainly be a wide-spread and highly adopted program, as iOS is substantially more popular than the only platform Apple has previously used public testing for: Mac OS X. Finally, it’s worth noting that any such program would be available for free (based on eligibility).
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