Apple although stopped signing iOS 8.2 beta 2 and 1, making upgrade and jailbreak impossible for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. But on the other hand the Cupertino firm planning to set iOS 8.2 release date for next Monday, after keeping its mobile firmware in beta for quite a while. More details can be found here.
iOS 8.2, is a mobile software bringing in a host of bug fixes and enhancements, is primarily focused on adding support for the upcoming Apple Watch. First smartwatch from Apple all set to release in early April, and as it was all too obvious that iOS 8.2 would be rolled out before that iteration.
According to BGR, Apple is reportedly planning to roll out iOS 8.2 on the 2nd of March, a full week before it’s ‘Spring forward‘ media event. Source also notes that this release data dould change if Apple runs into last minute peoblems.
Followed by iOS 8.2, Apple has been also planning to release the first ever iOS 9 public beta as well as iOS 8.3. Bringing with it a host of buig fixes with wireless CarPlay, Apple Pay supprt in China along with the most anticipated new emoji picker for iOS devices (iPhone, iPad) users.
iOS 8.3 adds support for multiple new features and is filled with improvements in the operating system and major support for the upcoming Apple Watch and which will see at least four betas in total before hitting the shelves of iPhone and iPad users. If this report has some weight on it, we’ll likely see two more betas of iOS 8.3 in the future too.
Talking about the iOS 9, which won’t be a big upgrade from Apple, like how iOS 7 and 8 were, and will focus majorly on performance, improvements and particularly on bug fixes.
Stay tuned on Monday, if this report is to be believed and if you’re planning to get your hands – or wrist – on the Apple Watch.