Apple Inc. [stock symbol=”AAPL”] has introduced a batch of new betas software updates for developers, with the aim of coming up with new software to Apple’s OS X, Apple Watch and Apple TV. New pre-release versions of tvOS, iOS and OS X can be downloaded from Apple Developer Center. These new versions have come exactly after two weeks since Apple launched its first bets version of tvOS .2, iOS 9.3, watchOS 2.2 and OS X 10.11.4.
The first version of OS X introduced new features including live photo viewing and sharing with iMessage. Before this release, Mac could only view photos through the photos app, and it was only possible in limited situations. Version 10.11.4 also can secure individual notes by use of only one password. The new beta might have better and more functions than its predecessor though they have not yet been noted.
TvOS 9.2 beta 2 is set to be a major update for the tvOS operating system. Noting the significant features, which were associated with tvOS 9 .2 beta one including, support for Bluetooth keyboards – allowed keyboards to be paired to Apple TV. This makes it easier to do task e.g. entering passwords. Support for grouping apps into a folder on the home screen was also introduced. TvOS 9.2 beta one also included support for podcast app, which introduces Mapkit so that developers can incorporate maps into their tvOS app. Sire support for US Spanish and French Canadian was also introduced.
The new tvOS 9.2 beta 2 is set to introduce icloud photo library, which will be accessible through Apple TV. It can be enabled through the icloud section on the setting menu. Live photos are also set to be introduced. This will be with icloud photo library access.
In betas one of watchOS 2.2, it had lots of under the hood fixes though new features were introduced in Apple Watch. One of these features is the ability to pair more than one device by use of an iPhone. There were also significant improvements for Maps. The new beta might contain new features or fixes to minor issues.