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How to Get Universal Control on Mac & iPad Right Now, with Betas

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Universal Control, the feature that allows a single Mac to control multiple Macs and iPads by sharing a keyboard and mouse, is surely the most hotly anticipated feature of macOS Monterey. Though it was delayed past the the initial release of Monterey, you don’t have to wait any longer to try out Universal Control and share a keyboard and mouse between a Mac and iPad, because you can get the feature right now.

The caveat here is you must be willing to run macOS Monterey 12.3 and iPadOS 15.4, both of which are currently considered beta system software. Thus, by…

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How to Leave iOS 15 Beta & iPadOS 15 Beta Programs

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Many of the more casual users who beta tested iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 on their iPhone and iPad may wish to remove the beta updates from their devices, and leave the beta program. And now that the final versions of iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 are available, perhaps you’re no longer interested in the new beta builds of 15.1 etc.

By leaving the iOS/iPadOS beta program, you will no longer receive beta updates on that device, instead you’ll get the final stable versions that the general public gets.

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Make a MacOS Monterey Beta Bootable USB Install Drive

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Advanced Mac users may wish to create a bootable installer drive for macOS Monterey 12 beta. The typical advantages to creating a bootable install drive is that you can obviously boot a Mac from it, which enables the ability to erase and format a Mac, as well as install macOS Monterey beta onto the Mac. This is useful for clean installs, installing onto multiple Macs, troubleshooting, and more.

This tutorial will walk through the steps to create a bootable macOS Monterey beta boot drive for both the developer beta and public beta.

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How to Beta Test iOS Apps with TestFlight

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Have you ever wanted to try out beta versions of your favorite apps? Perhaps, you want to get early access to certain app features that the developers are working on? TestFlight makes it easy to beta test apps on iPhone and iPad, so let’s review how it all works.

For the unfamiliar, Apple offers an app called TestFlight that allows developers, beta testers, and even regular users to try out test versions of apps that haven’t been published on the App Store yet. This essentially gives you early access to new features weeks or sometimes even months ahead of…

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How to Install macOS Monterey Public Beta

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If you’re interested in installing and trying out macOS Monterey public beta, you now have the opportunity to do so as it became available to download for any Mac user.

Beta system software is typically less stable and more prone to bugs and incompatibilities, so installing the macOS Monterey public beta should be reserved for more advanced users, preferably on secondary Macs. Nonetheless, installing and running MacOS 12 public beta is pretty easy, so if you’re up for testing out the upcoming system software version, read on as this tutorial will walk…

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How to Install iOS 15 Public Beta on iPhone or iPad

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Want to try out the public beta of iOS 15 or iPadOS 15 on your iPhone or iPad? Now that the public beta is available to download, interested users can run the public beta on their compatible iPhone or iPad right now and get a look at the new features, instead of having to wait until the fall for the final version to come out.

Of course all typical beta caveats apply; beta system software is less stable than final versions, not all features or apps may work as expected, third party apps may not work at all, and you should expect to run into bugs. But if you’re…

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How to Install iOS 15 Developer Beta on iPhone

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Apple introduced iOS 15 at the 2021 WWDC event, and its early build is already available for developers to download and install. If you’re a developer yourself, or just have a dev account, you probably want to try out iOS 15 beta and install it onto an iPhone so that you can check it out.

While iOS 15 dev beta is aimed at developers, technically anyone can get into the developer program by paying a $99 annual fee. Don’t want to spend money to test out an early build? No problem, Apple will roll out the public beta in July.

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How to Install macOS Monterey Developer Beta

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Apple took the wraps off the next major iteration of macOS at the annual WWDC event, and it’s dubbed Monterey. It’s already available as an early beta build to registered developers. If you’re one of the developers, you’d ideally want to be on the latest software to ensure your apps are updated before the final version comes out later this year.

If you watched the keynote and you were impressed with all the changes and new features, you can try it out for yourself now. Regular users who’re keen on accessing this early build can enroll in the Apple…

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How to Install iPadOS 15 Developer Beta on iPad

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If you’ve been waiting for the next major version of iPadOS, we’re pleased to inform you that the wait is finally over since Apple unveiled iPadOS 15 at the annual WWDC event. Just like last year, it was an online-only event with some big software announcements. Developers can already download and check out iPadOS 15 so that they can prepare their apps before the final release.

Regular users have two choices at the moment. You can either enroll in the Apple Developer Program by paying a $99 annual fee or you can simply wait a few more weeks for Apple to…

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How to Unenroll a Mac from Developer & Public Beta of Big Sur

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Do you want to stop receiving updates for beta versions of macOS Big Sur from Apple? If you’d rather stay on a stable final release build, you can easily unenroll your Mac from the developer and public beta programs in a pretty straightforward manner.

While being part of the Developer Program or Beta Software Program is great to try out early versions of macOS months before the final release date, it can lose it’s appeal when you’re now running a stable build, not to mention getting frequent beta software updates. Plus, since these are experimental…

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