Beta articles

Google releases the first public beta of Android O

Although it’s been available as a developer preview for a while, yesterday at its annual I/O conference Google announced that the first public beta for Android O is now available to download so anyone with a compatible device can test…

'Quake Champions' beta opens to the public this week

If you did not get selected for the Quake Champions closed beta that started back in April, now is your chance to jump into the arena. Starting on Friday, the beta will be open to the public. Some players, of…

Google ends Android Nougat beta, expect Android O beta soon

Google has closed down its Android Nougat Beta program as it prepares for the next major release of its operating system. According to the company, a beta program for the yet-to-be-named Android O is due soon. Nougat’s successor will get…

WhatsApp beta for Android gets video calls

WhatsApp has begun rolling out its long delayed video calling feature to those enrolled in the company's Android beta testing program. The feature is accessed much in the same way you’d start a voice call, except a new camera icon…

Respawn neglects PC for Titanfall 2 multiplayer beta

An upcoming multiplayer beta for Titanfall 2 will only be available on consoles, to the disappointment of PC gamers. While a multiplayer beta for the first Titanfall game was released on PC, Respawn Entertainment is not doing the same for…

First public betas of iOS 10, macOS Sierra go live

As promised, Apple is is launching its public beta program for iOS 10 and macOS Sierra, giving anyone a chance try all the new features ahead of the official release expected in September. The release is based on the second…

Google launches Android N Developer Preview 2

It’s been little over a month since Google launched a developer preview of its next major Android release, Android N, and now the company is back with an update. The Android N Developer Preview 2 is mostly about under-the-hood changes…