Tag Archive: Beta


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

macOS Sierra 10.12.1 Beta 4 Released

Apple has released the fourth beta version of macOS Sierra 10.12.1 to users enrolled in the beta testing programs. No major new features are expected to be included in Mac OS 10.12.1, as the release is likely to focus on patching bugs and system refinement, hopefully resolving some of the known albeit rare problems with … Read More

iOS 10.1 Beta 3 Released

Apple has released the third beta version of iOS 10.1 to users participating in the beta testing programs. iOS 10.1 beta 3 is available to download now through the Software Update mechanism within Settings app. Users in the developer beta program can get the download now, whereas users in the public beta program typically have … Read More

Beta 2 of iOS 10.1, WatchOS 3.1, tvOS 10.0.1 Released

Apple has released the second beta versions of iOS 10.1, watchOS 3.1, and tvOS 10.0.1. Additionally, the public beta version of the earlier released macOS Sierra 10.12.1 beta 3 is available. The most notable change comes with the iOS 10.1 beta 2 release, which continues to refine support for the Portrait mode camera feature available … Read More

macOS Sierra 10.12.1 Beta 3 Released by Apple

Apple has released macOS Sierra 10.12.1 beta 3, the new build arrives as 16B2338c. The beta update is available now from the Mac App Store for those enrolled in the Developer beta testing program, and presumably will launch soon after for macOS Public Beta testers as well. The new build of macOS Sierra likely focuses … Read More