Apple released the third beta of its iOS 7.1 software (build 11D5127c) to registered developers today. Apple released the first iOS 7.1 beta for developers in November bringing with it a handful of UI tweaks, performance improvements, and accessibility features. That release was followed by a second iOS 7.1 beta in mid-December which brought button shapes as an accessibility feature as well as a calendar design mirroring iOS 6 and prior.

We’ll update you of changes as we come across them. Leave us a note in the comments or at tips@9to5mac.com if you find something interesting as well.

-Tweaked Phone, Messages, and FaceTime icons (darker, less harsh like current call banner in 7.1 beta 2)

-Parallax can be disabled for wallpapers (found when setting new wallpaper) [my wallpaper]

-Phone now has a new dialer and answer UI (lots of circles)

-New (richer) Repeat and Shuffle buttons

-New power off UI

-New dialogue in Safari ‘Search or enter an address’ now reads ‘Search web or enter site name’

-New ‘New’ button for creating iTunes Radio stations in Music

-New reduce white point option in accessibility contrast settings

-New backspace/shift highlights (Thanks Daniel) and bolder keyboard as seen below:

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