Apple seeds iOS 11.2 beta 2 to developers


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A new iOS beta has arrived.
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Developers received a fresh of beta updates from Apple today, including the second build of iOS 11.2.

The new beta build comes just one week after Apple dropped the last version of iOS 11.2. Apple also just released the second beta builds for tvOS 11.2, watchOS 4.2 and macOS 10.13.2.

Registered developers can download the new beta builds straight from Apple’s developer portal. You can also install the updates wirelessly if you have the previous beta build installed on your devices.

iOS 11.2 beta 2 mostly focuses on bug fixes and under-the-hood improvements. Apple has made some small changes like tweaking the camera emoji and fixing the Calculator app so that it still works when you push buttons really fast.

The new update doesn’t contain peer-to-peer Apple Pay or iCloud support for iMessage. Both of those feature are supposed to come to iPhone and iPad users in 2017, but Apple is quickly running out of time on the calendar to get them out.

macOS 10.13.2 beta 2 is heavy on performance improvements, as are watchOS 4.2 beta 2 and tvOS 11.2 beta 2. We’ll let you know if we find any big changes once we update all of our devices with the new updates.


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