You can now download iOS 10.2 public beta 1 and macOS Sierra 10.12.2 public beta 1 on their compatible iPhone, iPad or iPods and supported Mac systems. Released for those individuals registered on the company’s Apple Software Beta program.
Following the initial developer seeds of the two iOS 10.2 and macOS Sierra 10.12.2, today’s public beta pre-release seems to be instantly expanded the pool of individuals testing and providing feedback on this latest firmware update. Find all the new features in both the platforms below.
iOS 10.2 Public Beta 1
While the iOS 10.2 beta 1 brings in a number of notable changes for developers, and now public testers, to sink their teeth into. Not only being a security update, Apple has actually introduced some customization improvements. iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus owners running iOS 10.2 beta 1 will be able to experience and use those new wallpapers that were particularly used as part of the iPhone 7 marketing campaigns during launch. Also introduced a new widget for the Videos app which provides quick access to clips without having to launch the app.
For more conceptualization, there are new emoji characters as well. With Apple embracing Unicode 9 which it means that iOS 10.2 not only features some gorgeously new emoji characters, such as a new set of profession icons and the fantastic facepalm, but also some redesigned emoji that take communication to the next level. When speaking of communications, the iOS 10 Messages experience also benefits from the new ‘Celebrate’ full-screen effect. Additionally, with new ‘Preserve Settings’ option for the Camera & Photos, and brings the ability to add emergency contacts to the Health app. iOS 10.2 is undoubtedly one worth interacting with with new Changes and Features.
For those already running the previous public beta of iOS 10, can simply head over to Settings > General > Software Update to download and install this latest version. Newer ones can navigate to beta.com.apple to get started.
macOS Sierra 10.12.2 Public Beta 1
Although macoS Sierra 10.12.2 version of pre-release suggests; a bug fix and performance improvements release that looks to address issues found in previous public versions of macOS Sierra. It does features the same Unicode 9 support, and of course, there are ton of new emoji charterers, such as new animals and new profession categories, and also updated and refreshed emoji as previously mentioned.
Other changes includes, macOS Sierra 10.12.2’s functionality and performance improvements that make the platform much faster and richer to be interact with. As always, the latest beta can be downloaded via the Mac App Store. For those are new to this, head over to beta.com.apple to get started by scratch.
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