Apple Opens OS X Yosemite Beta to the Public, Sign Up Now

OS X Yosemite, the upcoming version of Apple's operating system, won't launch until the fall, but if you're interested in trying out its new features now, you can sign up for Apple's public beta today. The beta was previously limited to developers and dev accounts, but now it's open to the first million users who opt… » 7/23/14 9:44am 7/23/14 9:44am

Download BitTorrent Files from Your Browser with BitTorrent Surf Beta

Yo ho yo ho, a pirate's life for me. And for you! And for everyone! Because downloading BitTorrent files just got a lot easier. BitTorrent is finally pushing its torrenting browser plug-in, BitTorrent Surf, to beta for you to try. That means you don't have to deal with pesky desktop clients, your browser (Chrome or… » 4/15/13 7:20pm 4/15/13 7:20pm

Get Internet Explorer for Xbox Before Anyone Else Does

Major Nelson just announced that Microsoft is accepting beta testers for the next version of Xbox Live which includes new features like Internet Explorer for Xbox, better search and discovery, an updated dashboard and more. If you're interested and of course you are (new features yay!) you can sign up right here. [… » 7/26/12 12:09pm 7/26/12 12:09pm

Hints of Apple TV Gaming Buried in iOS 4.3 Beta Code

An Engadget tipster sifting through the code for iOS 4.3 beta 3 found mention of "ATVGames" and "ATVThunder," with references to some sort of controller, leaderboards, game scheduling, and a store front. It's hard to imagine that Apple would just flip the switch for iOS 4.3, but it does seem likely that iOS games are… » 2/10/11 8:24am 2/10/11 8:24am