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alpha version, preview version, beta version - Alpha version describes a development status that usually means the first complete version of a program or application, which is most likely unstable, but is useful to show what the product will do to, usually, a selected group—and is also called preview version; the beta version is usually the last version before wide release, often tested by users under real-world conditions.
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WhatsApp is rolling out a new feature for its Android and Windows Phone beta versions.
The beta labs was introduced by the company to roll out beta versions of Android to their smartphones.
The unofficial changelog for the beta version that (http://www.
For vehicle tax, there are no differences in the levels of service between the two versions, although initially the BETA version won t be able to accept American Express cards.
Computer entertainment system company Sony Computer Entertainment Inc (SCE) announced on Tuesday that it will release the open beta version of PlayStation Suite SDK to content developers free of charge in April this year, with the official version to follow later in 2012.
The beta version is available free of charge from the Google Apps Marketplace, with one-click installation.
Eset, the creator of security software for the protection against all -- even unknown computer threats has submitted the beta version of Eset Mobile Antivirus for Symbian operating system for public testing.
Panda Software also announced it has launched a beta version of Panda Antivirus+ Firewall 2007 and a full version of Panda Antivirus 2007, both of which are Vista-compatible.
The new beta version helps to consolidate infrastructure and reduces administration and cost through providing email security on one single, centrally managed platform.
The new beta version supports Internet security and directory services, enhances application developer productivity by supporting technologies needed for rapid building and deploying e-business applications and meets the enterprise needs of online and traditional businesses.
The beta version of Oracle XDK is available for free via the Oracle Technology Network (OTN) at http://technet.