Apple finishes iOS 7.1 beta testing, final release within a few weeks

The public release of Apple’s iOS 7.1 could just just a few weeks away, with reports claiming the company has no plans to release more beta versions of the software to developers. BGR reports the company’s beta testing of the first major update to the revamped iOS 7 is complete after five beta versions, with only a gold master version to arrive before it becomes available to consumers.

Many people didn’t understand how Apple could take so long with iOS 7.1, though we have been able to detail the company’s progress every step of the way. We have learned that Apple will most likely not release another iOS 7.1 beta for download, meaning that the public release of the software should be available sometime in the coming weeks. One of our sources pegs the release happening in early March, though that does seem far away for us. We expect a gold master build to be available before iOS 7.1 makes it way into general customers’ hands, though there is currently no hard date for that. 

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