…in developers portal of course. It is 4th beta released about week after 3rd. There is no detailed changelist, but it fixes some problems with mail, messages, graphics drivers, VoiceOver, VPN, and SMB2. New stuff was introduced in previous builds (FaceTime Audio and blocking iMessage and FaceTime users as on iOS 7)
Month: January 2014
Today U.S. Patent and Trademark Office published approved application describing creating of sapphire windows. Patented method includes obtaining a polished sapphire wafer and applying decoration to the sapphire wafer, also includes cutting the sapphire wafer into discrete windows. Application was filed in july 2012, various techniques are described, including the use of IR and pulse lasers of sufficient power to make clean cuts. Apple notes the use of lasers is both faster and more precise than CNC grinding methods. Since few days ago we heard rumors about Apple’s partnership with sapphire manufacturer GT Advanced Technologies, it seems to be very likely to see that in next iPhone.
Just about an hour ago some devices started to show available update. Patch is targeted only for some models of iPhones 5s and 5c (presenting themselves as 5,4 and 6,2), model numbers:
A1530 (Asia Pacific)
A1529 (Asia Pacific)
The only thing included is correction for network provisioning.