Apple iOS 6.1 Beta 5 launched to builders.


ios6-1-beta-5Since the debut of the Apple firmware  iOS 6.1 beta 5 users noticed some interesting facts. Despite the fact that the new build is under the designation “beta”, it has all the hallmarks of Golden Master version of iOS 6.1 that everybody is awaiting for, hoping in the near future to be able to jailbreak their iDevices.

First the fact that the fifth beta iOS 6.1 has the status of Golden Master, noticed hackers MuscleNerd and Winocm. Last tweeted: “Looks like iOS 6.1 beta 5 – not a beta, it is activated without developer account and does not have a key lock Release Type”.

Noticed microblog users is another curious fact. Member of social networks with the nickname Neal noted that the build number of iOS 6.1 beta 5 is not typical for beta versions of Apple.The same hacker Stefan Esser wrote, according to whom the ID iOS 6.1 means “gold” status of the update.


Recall firmware iOS 6.1, currently in development, has appeared in five test builds for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. The first beta version of iOS 6.1 released  on November 2 , the second –  November 13 , third –  December 3 , the fourth –  December 17 . The most recent test build –  iOS 5 beta 6 .


As a general rule, Golden Master is the final update and is available with two goals ultimate refinement of applications for the new OS, and for the latest unresolved bugs. The software is identical to the final status of the GM release, the availability of a wide range of users.

iOS 6.1 – this is a minor software upgrade, innovations in it are mainly concentrated in the user interface. Key changes will improve the search technology in Apple standard maps and the emergence of opportunities to book movie tickets using voice assistant Siri. The debut of this firmware is expected in the first place because of the jailbreak, which is developing a hacking group Evad3rs . It is assumed that the long-awaited exploit to hack iPhone 5, iPad mini and other Apple devices will follow the release of the public version of iOS 6.1.

Download iOS 6.1 beta 5 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, as well as any other test release can only authorized developers involved in the programs of iPhone Developer Standard or Enterprise Program. If you are a registered developer, you can download iOS 6.1 beta 5 you can already through iOS Dev Center  here .

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