Developers can now get iOS 7 on the iPad and iPad mini for the first time thanks to the release of the iOS 7 beta 2, which became available to developers on Monday.
Apple's iOS 7 beta 2 is compatible with the iPad mini, iPad 2 and the third- and fourth-generation iPads, and gives us our first official look at what Apple's tablets will look like from autumn, when iOS 7 is set to be released to the public.
Yesterday, we shared screenshots that had been created using an iOS 7 emulator program, and highlighted that there was the odd inclusion of the torch button in the iPad screenshots (the iPad doesn't currently have a flash). As predicted, the iOS 7 beta 2 reveals that there is no torch button present in the iPad version of the software. Overall, though, iOS 7 on iPad looks largely the same as the iPhone version.
In addition to iPad compatibility, iOS 7 beta 2 also brings some other bug fixes and improvements. Voice Memos has returned in the new beta, and new Siri voices have been introduced.
Among the other tweaks are a new clock icon and animation in Control Center, a new button in Weather to provide access to all cities, Reminders improvements, iMessage avatars and a new Newsstand interface.
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