Tag Archive: Beta


MacOS Sierra 10.12.2 Beta 6 Released for Testing

Apple has released the sixth beta build of macOS Sierra 10.12.2 to users participating in the beta testing programs. Anyone running a prior beta build of MacOS 10.12.2 can find the latest beta available now from the Software Update mechanism of the App Store. MacOS Sierra 10.12.2 is expected to include new Emoji icons, a … Read More

iOS 10.2 Beta 7 Released for Testing

Apple has released iOS 10.2 beta 7 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Users who are participating in the beta testing programs for iOS can find the download of iOS 10.2 beta 7 available now from the Software Update mechanism within Settings. iOS 10.2 includes new emoji icons, new wallpapers, and some minor feature adjustments, … Read More

Beta 5 of macOS 10.12.2, watchOS 3.1.1, Beta 6 of iOS 10.2, Released

Apple has released new beta versions of macOS Sierra 10.12.2 beta 5, iOS 10.2 beta 6, and watchOS 3.1.1 beta 5. If this sounds like deja vu, iOS 10.2 beta 6 is indeed different from iOS 10.2 beta 5 that was released just a few short days ago. Alongside bug fixes in each of the … Read More

iOS 10.2 Beta 5 Released for Testing

Apple has released iOS 10.2 beta 5, just a few days after releasing beta 4 of 10.2. It’s unclear why there was such a rapid release of iOS 10.2 beta 5 so close to the release of the fourth beta, but some speculation suggests the new build could be aimed at addressing the ubiquitous iCloud … Read More

Beta 4 of MacOS Sierra 10.12.2, iOS 10.2, WatchOS 3.1.1

Apple has released the fourth beta versions of their various system software releases, including macOS Sierra 10.12.2 beta 4, iOS 10.2 beta 4, and watchOS 3.1.1 beta 4. The new beta updates continue to improve on prior beta releases, focusing on bug fixes and minor feature enhancements to the various Apple system software versions. No … Read More

Beta 3 of MacOS Sierra 10.12.2, iOS 10.2, tvOS 10.1 Released

Apple has released the third beta versions of MacOS Sierra 10.12.2, iOS 10.2, and tvOS 10.1. The new betas of system software include enhancements like a variety of new Emoji icons, and iOS 10.2 will include more visibly obvious Shuffle and Repeat buttons in the Music app. Other subtle features and refinements are to be … Read More

MacOS Sierra 10.12.2 Beta 2 Released

Apple has released the second beta version of MacOS Sierra 10.12.2 for users enrolled in the beta testing programs. The latest macOS Sierra build focuses on bug fixes and improvements to the operating system, presumably addressing some of the continued problems experienced by some users with MacOS Sierra. Additionally, the latest beta update includes new … Read More

Beta 2 of iOS 10.2, WatchOS 3.1.1, TvOS 10.1 Released

Apple has released a second beta version of iOS 10.2, alongside new beta versions of tvOS 10.1 beta 2 and watchOS 3.1.1 beta 2. iOS 10.2 beta includes a variety of minor new features and enhancements, including handfuls of new emoji icons, a newly refreshed “TV” app to replace the Videos app, more visually prominent … Read More

Beta 1 of iOS 10.2, macOS Sierra 10.12.2, tvOS 10.1, watchOS 3.1.1 Available

Apple has released iOS 10.2 beta 1 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, and macOS Sierra 10.12.2 for Mac. The latest beta versions of system software focus on bug fixes and feature enhancements. Separately, Apple has also released new beta versions of system software for tvOS 10.1 beta 1 and watchOS 3.1.1 beta 1. Users … Read More

iOS 10.1 Beta 5, macOS Sierra 10.12.1 beta 5 Released

Apple has released the fifth beta versions of iOS 10.1 and macOS Sierra 10.12.1. The new versions continue to refine the system software and patch various bugs, marching the releases along to their inevitable public release date. Users who are actively participating in the beta testing programs can find iOS 10.1 beta 5 available now … Read More