Want to Try the iOS 14 Public Beta? Here’s What You Should Know First

In the 139th episode, Donna invites Video Producer Nicholas Naioti to compare notes on their experiences with the iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 public betas. Along with sharing their favorite features big and small, Donna and Nicholas will help you decide whether to download the public beta on your phone or wait for September for the shipping version to arrive.  

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Questions of the week:

Question #1: Are you installing the public beta of iOS 14 or iPadOS 14 on your devices? Why or why not? 

Question #2: What augmented reality (AR) apps do you use? Email podcast@iphonelife.com to let us know. 

 

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Author Details

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Author Details

Donna Cleveland

Donna Cleveland is the Editor in Chief of iPhone Life magazine and is a journalist with ten years of experience in writing, reporting, and producing multimedia content. In her 7 years at iPhone Life, she has produced over 15 in-depth guides and 20 issues of iPhone Life magazine, along with countless articles, podcasts, and blog posts. Aside from managing the editorial team and outside contributors, Donna co-hosts the iPhone Life Podcast, teaches online iPhone educational courses, and enjoys reporting on live Apple events.

Donna began her career as a newspaper reporter before joining the iPhone Life team, where she pairs her penchant for storytelling with her love of Apple products. She's the proud owner of an iPhone 11 Pro and Apple Watch Series 4 and is a defender of AirPods as the best wireless earbuds.

Donna holds a master's degree from the University of Iowa School of Journalism & Mass Communication and earned her undergraduate degree in Media & Communications from Maharishi International University. Her writing has appeared in the Cedar Rapids Gazette, Little Village Magazine, Iowa Center for Public Affairs Journalism, the Fairfield Ledger, and the Iowa Source, and she was a researcher for American journalist Claire Hoffman's memoir, Greetings from Utopia Park. She is also the host and executive producer of a feminist podcast, Thread the Needle (theneedle.co).