iOS 5 Beta 3 Download Available
After iOS 5 first Beta and Beta 2, Apple has now released iOS 5 Beta 3 (Build number 9A5259f) with some bug fixes and improvements. As with the previous builds, this one too is available for download for iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad (1st Gen), iPad 2, iPod Touch 4G, and iPod Touch 3G.
The final version of iOS 5 is expected to be out this fall. Along with this 3rd beta release, Apple has also released iTunes 10.5 Beta 3, which is required to update your device to iOS 5 Beta 3. All Beta releases of iOS firmware are available for download only to iPhone developers registered with either the Standard or the Enterprise program.
Some of the newly added features in iOS 5 Beta 3 are a Voice Roaming option, Settings menu in Location Services, ability to turn off/on services that depend on Location Services, Advanced menu in Safari settings, display of current firmware version by Software Update, a revised icon for the Reminders app, ability to set up custom text tones, option to create a Mailbox directly from the Mail App, and also new assistive touch controls.
iMessage app of iOS 5 Beta 3 is incompatible with that of Beta 1. It only works with iOS 5 Beta 2.