Apple drops fourth betas for iOS, macOS, tvOS and watchOS


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Just an hour after I finished installing the third iOS 10.3.2 beta on my iPhone, Apple has dropped a fourth. Alongside it comes new betas for macOS 10.12.5, tvOS 10.2.1, and watchOS 3.2.2 — all of which are available to download now if you’re a developer.

As the version numbers suggest, these are all fairly minor updates focused on fixing bugs and improving performance under the hood. The release notes don’t mention any significant changes on any platform, so we’re expecting more of the same this time around — only with a more stable experience.

Bigger changes will obviously come at the Worldwide Developers Conference in June, where Apple will offer its first preview of iOS 11, macOS 10.13, tvOS 11, and watchOS 4. This year’s event is being held in San Jose — the home of the first ever WWDC — and it kicks off on June 5.

If you’re a registered developer, you’ll be able to download Apple’s latest beta releases over-the-air. However, for watchOS 3.2.2, remember that you’ll need to update your iPhone first, then grab the latest software for your watch from the Apple Watch app.


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