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iOS 10 and macOS Sierra betas are now open to the public


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Public testers can download iOS 10 now.
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Apple fans who want to get a glimpse of iOS 10 and macOS Sierra before their public release later this fall will finally get the opportunity to install the new software today.

Coming just two days after the release of the second beta of iOS 10 and macOS Sierra to developers, Apple is now letting members of its public beta program install the new software, which debuted last month at WWDC.

All the changes Apple made in iOS 10 beta 2


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There's a lot to love in the new iOS 10 beta.
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Apple’s second beta for iOS 10 is jam-packed with new features and changes to go along with the big batch of bug fixes.

More than 50 changes have been discovered by developers, affecting everything from Apple Music to widgets. A lot of the changes are very minor UI tweaks that would probably go unnoticed by many users, but Apple has also added some huge additions to the Home button, Messages, Notification Center and more.

Here’s what’s new in iOS 10 beta 2:

Apple drops iOS 10 beta 2 for developers


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The first big beta update for iOS 10 has finally arrived, nearly a month after Apple unveiled its upcoming mobile operating system to developers at WWDC.

Apple seeded iOS 10 beta 2 to developers this morning, allowing testers to get a new look at all the bug fixes and UI tweaks that have been added.