In order to make development more nimble, and better respond to market demands, Mozilla has gotten rid of the experimental Aurora channel. Those using it on desktop will be moved to Beta.
Makers of blue light filtering app f.lux have announced a brand new beta version for Windows, which brings a new UI, presets, disabling by application, new hotkeys, high DPI display support and more.
OnePlus has released a new Open Beta for its 3 and 3T handsets. The software update brings new features, such as a launcher similar to Google's Pixel, bug fixes, and plenty of other additions.
OnePlus has announced a new beta channel named the "MP Early Access Program", which will allow up to 150 users to test OxygenOS builds on OnePlus 3 or 3T handsets under a strict selection criteria.
Telegram is now testing voice calls in the latest beta version of the app. Users can define in the settings who they want to allow calls from, and will be able to check whether calls are encrypted.
Twitch has pegged March 16 as the date when its Desktop App will be available in beta form. Based on the Curse client, this new one brings support for a myriad of community-friendly features.
After nearly two years, selected players will finally get their hands on the first Gran Turismo title for the PlayStation 4, Gran Turismo Sport. The closed beta will start on March 17.
Microsoft has announced the availability of the Skype for Linux version 5 Beta client, featuring calling improvements, support for screen sharing between cross platform clients, bug fixes, and more.
The time has almost arrived, as Honor has unveiled an Android 7.0 Nougat beta program for the Honor 6X. Details are scarce, but at the very least the firm is moving forward with the beta soon.
The Telegram team has pushed a new update to the desktop version of its messenger app. The headline feature in the release is a new theme editor, making themes easier to create and share.
Apple recently released the first beta of iOS 10.3, one of the biggest features in this release, which will go largely unnoticed by users is the switch to Apple's new file system - APFS.
If you've been itching to get a taste of NetherRealm Studio's next title, Injustice 2, the time has come, as a beta has now been opened to the public. The game will launch on May 16.
In preparation for the release of Halo Wars 2 Blitz beta tomorrow, 343 Industries has prepared a nice tutorial video and "Blitz 101" information page. The beta will run from January 20 to January 30.
Users who managed to join Honor's beta testing program, are now getting the newest update available to their OS. The update comes with UI changes and performance improvements in different areas.
Microsoft has once again cautioned developers to update their apps with the new age rating system or risk having them removed next month. The latest email includes private beta apps as well.
Clem Lefebvre, head of the Linux Mint distro, has announced that beta ISOs are just around the corner and is seeking testers to seek out and report bugs that the Mint devs have missed.
Many Gears of War fans are anxious to get a taste of the new Gears of War 4 multiplayer through the beta that kicked off yesterday. One problem: many expecting day one codes haven't gotten one yet.
If you want to sample some of the most anticipated titles of this year, betas for the DOOM, Gears of War 4, Overwatch, Halo 5 Warzone Firefight and more will arrive on Xbox this week.
The new BSD-based OS, ubuntuBSD is looking to be accepted into the Ubuntu line of products. Its major developer, Jon Boden has asked if his creation could be made official, similar to Xubuntu.
BlackBerry is inviting Priv owners to register for its Marshmallow beta program - but beta testing is expected to last until mid-June, which means the update won't be rolling out any time soon.
Samsung finally began upgrading its Galaxy devices to Marshmallow in South Korea this week, but in the US, it's just seeded its first Android 6.0.1 beta build to a tiny number of Galaxy Note 5 users.
Tom Clancy's The Division, an limited open-world shooter, enters its official beta play stage today. One report shows that the beta is running at full HD on the Xbox One.
Microsoft has ported a beta of its highly praised Word Flow keyboard to iOS and includes a new take on the single-handed typing mode currently offered by its Windows 10 Mobile cousin.
You may start seeing your WhatsApp contacts appearing in the "People You May Know" section on Facebook. Other data may also point to ad targeting on Facebook as well.
The beta was due to begin last month, but Ubisoft has now announced new dates for its launch, which will include a 'one day exclusive' period for the Xbox One, before PS4 and PC gamers can join in.
Just a couple of days after seeding iOS 9.3 to developers, Apple has now released a public beta of that OS version, bringing its new features and improvements to a wider grouper of testers.
After launching a similar program in South Korea this week, Samsung is now inviting UK owners of the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge to sign up for a beta program to test its Android 6.0 Marshmallow update.
If you were hoping for invite to the Fable Legends open beta this holiday season, think again, as the developer has pushed back the beta date to spring of 2016.
Street Fighter V has been in the works for quite some time, but with a few months to go until its official release, Capcom is now debuting a new intro movie and also holding a beta weekend.
Ubisoft's open world shooter was set for a December beta testing phase that is exclusive to the Xbox One, but new info from Ubisoft points to more setbacks.
Microsoft's digital personal assistant is now available on iPhones as a beta release, but only for a very limited number of users - and as you might expect, some features aren't yet supported.
After a few hours playing the beta for Blizzard's upcoming team-based shooter Overwatch, here a few impressions from a seasoned FPS gamer, along with a gallery of images from the game.
Roughly a week after the official release of iOS 9.1, Apple has pushed the first iOS 9.2 beta for public beta testers. The update includes bug fixes and improvements to the Safari View Controller.
The long awaited Star Wars Battlefront open beta test has started today for the current generation consoles and PC, and anyone is able to join in provided they sign up
Microsoft has updated its Xbox App on Windows 10, adding a variety of new features and improvements. The company will also roll out a Xbox beta app later this month for customer feedback.
Earlier today, we shared a video on how the upcoming Universal Skype beta would look and now we have received links to the unannounced beta, available to download from the Store.
Sony embraces YouTube Gaming, boosts cloud storage for PS Plus members and more in the console's next major update: version 3.00. Beta program members will see the update begin to roll out today.
Finding out where you can legally fly a drone in the U.S. will soon be a lot easier. The FAA's new drone app is now in beta, with the finished app expected by the end of the year.
Sony is launching a beta of its next major PlayStation 4 software update next month - but while anyone can sign up for the preview program today, only a limited number of applicants will be accepted.
In a surprise move, Mojang has announced a new version of Minecraft for PC, named "Minecraft Windows 10 Edition Beta" which will be available for download via Windows 10 Store on July 29.
When Microsoft announced that Cortana would be heading to other platforms, it said that the app would launch on Android this month - but it now says that its first beta won't be available until July.
Microsoft has opened up a new beta program for three states in the US and the program is called Earn, you can receive rewards for participating in different offers presented by the company.
Microsoft's OneDrive for Android beta has been updated to offer native support for viewing of PDF documents and a native watchface for Google's Android Wear operating system for wearables.
The head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, has said that a preview of Windows 10 for Microsoft's Xbox One console will be coming 'post-summer' - after the company has launched its new OS for PCs.
Nvidia has released its first beta drivers for Windows 10 on its website supporting a large group of graphics cards from the 600, 700, 900, and mobile series of discrete graphics cards
Google has released its ARC software in beta, and it allows users to run Android apps on their desktop or laptop machines through Chrome, version 40 or higher.
Apple made iOS 8.3 available as a beta today, but it appears that earlier reports indicating that it was a 'public beta' may have been wide of the mark, as access seems to be restricted by invitation.
Apple could be introducing beta iOS builds to the public in the coming months. While developers have had access to this for quite some time, the early builds may be available as early as March.
If you want to try out Office 2016, there is now a way for anyone to join the program - but you need to act quickly as Microsoft may close this process in the near future.
Microsoft has announced that they are opening up a beta program for Skype for iOS where you can test out new versions of the app before they are released, as long as you don't talk about it.