Apple is slowly but surely polishing it’s latest release of iOS7 that is due for release this fall, to the bone! Beta 5 was released to developers and there a re quite a few new features, as well as revamped design elements. We’ve been watching these videos of every Beta and we must say that Apple really is turning a initial iOS 7 into something that not only looks great, but also works better. Every Beta iteration is a move in the right direction.

Here’s the video by iDownloadBlog regarding the new features on iOS 7 Beta 5:



Here’s a complete list of all the changes:

  • Icons in Settings app have been completely redesigned
  • New Yahoo! branding in Notification Center for Stocks and Weather
  • New system-wide Twitter icon
  • System-wide performance improvements
  • New banner notification pull-down UI
  • Option to disable Control Center within apps
  • Redesigned ‘Power off’ slider
  • Redesigned buttons in Phone app’s in-call screen
  • Install screen is now the same color as your phone (white or black)
  • Improved animation across entire OS
  • Tweaked blur and transparency UI across entire OS
  • New on/off switch for labels in Settings > General > Accessibility
  • Tweaked options in Camera app; now feels much more smooth
  • You can now shoot picture with the up or down volume buttons (used to be up only)
  • Improved camera access from the Lock screen
  • The unlocking sound is gone
  • Messages conversation only shows the first name (can be changed in Mail, Contacts, Calendars settings)
  • Long carrier names scroll back and forth in the the status bar
  • App Store app now shows a + for universal apps
  • New month indicator in Calendar app when scrolling fast through the months
  • You can now download additional dictionaries (select a word and tap “define” then “manage”)
  • In Mail app, when selecting emails, Trash and Mark labels are flipped