Yesterday authorities at Apple has released their latest OS for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, Yes the iOS 8 is out and as usual their are the beta versions ready for the app developers out there. iOS 8 Beta 1 is already out and you can download it on Apple’s official developers site. But if you don’t have the developers account you can still download the iOS 8 Beta 1 from the given links below for your iPhone, iPad and iPad Touch.
But first lets talk whats new in the upcoming iOS 8 which is to be released for public in coming fall. The first glimpse of the OS in the WWDC’s keynote shoes that the this is the future operating system for the upcoming iPhone 6. The new features includes the new interactive notifications which lets you integrate with any notification without opening any app. The iOS 8 also have support for the 3rd party widgets, if you are an Android user you must be quite aware of this feature. This includes widgets by 3rd party developers including sports scores, weather and other live info widgets.
The iOS 8 also includes the quick type Keyboard which focuses on quick text editing app and let you type the text quicker then ever. The iOS 8 also have the home-screen icons more active with the pinch in zoom functions which shows the most needed info without even opening the app.
How to Download iOS 8 Beta 1 for free:
If you want to download the iOS 8 Beta 1 from the Apple’s very own site then you have to register as a developer by paying $99 as the annual fee but you can download it from the links below fro free. All you have to do is download the iOS8 Beta 1 ipsw file for your device from the given list below and install it on your device.
iOS 8 Beta 1 Download Links:
All the links are functioning now. If you are an iPhone 4 user then there is no iOS 8 update coming for your device. You have to upgrade your device to iPhone 4S minimum to get the best of iOS 8.
iPhone 5s (Model A1453, A1533) – LINK
iPhone 5s (Model A1457, A1518, A1528, A1530) – LINK
iPhone 5c (Model A1456, A1532) – LINK
iPhone 5c (Model A1507, A1516, A1526, A1529) – LINK
iPhone 5 (Model A1428) – LINK
iPhone 5 (Model A1429) – LINK
iPhone 4s – LINK
iPod Touch 5G – LINK
For all models here
How to install iOS 8 Beta 1 on your device:
Updated. How to install iOS 8 Beta without UDID registration.
Step 1: Connect your iDevice with iTunes via USB.
Step 2: Restore your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to iOS 7.1.1 via iTunes, then setup it as a new iPhone
Step 3: Download iOS 8 Beta 1 for your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch
Step 4: Now your are requested to hold SHIFT and left click on “Check for Updates” on iTunes, then select iOS 8 beta 1 which you downloaded on Step 3, wait for few minutes and enjoy iOS 8.
Here is a hands on video of the iOS 8 Beta 1 loaded with Android features.