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Apple drops new betas for iOS, tvOS, and watchOS


iOS 9.3 beta 6 is here!
iOS 9.3 beta 6 is here!
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A big batch of new beta software has landed on Apple’s Developer Center today.

The fourth beta builds of iOS 9.3, tvOS 9.2 and watchOS 2.2 are now available for developers to test bringing a host of new features to the iPhone like NightShift mode, improved Apple News and Apple Music apps, and some great education features for iPad.

Developers can grab the new beta software from the Member Center. iOS 9.3 beta 4 can be installed via an over-the-air update if you have the previous beta installed. Installing tvOS 9.2 beta 4 takes a bit more work and requires developers to plug in the device via USB.

It’s unclear if any major new features were added in the new beta builds. The release notes for iOS 9.3 beta 4 mention some minor known issues with Apple Watch, Safari, Dictionary, and Apple ID. Apple TV 9.2 beta 4 contains updated Apple TV remote firmware, after adding Live Photo support, iCloud Library access, folders for apps, and Bluetooth keyboard support in previous versions.

We’ll let you know what new features we find once we get the software on our devices. If you find anything yourself, drop us a tip in the comments.


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