Apple has just seeded the fourth beta of its upcoming iOS 10.3 to developers. Today’s beta came just one week after the release of the third beta and more than two months after the iOS 10.2 release. If you have already enrolled in the Apple Develop Program, you can get the fourth beta of iOS 10.3 from Apple Developer Center.
Apple’s upcoming iOS 10.3 sees the addition of a number of new features and changes. The most noticeable feature is “Find My AirPods”. As its name suggests, Find My AirPods feature allows you to find a missing wireless earphone if in case they are misplaced. You may be wondering how this feature works. Basically, Find My AirPods feature records the last known location when your AirPods are connected to your iPhone or iPad via Bluetooth.
Aside from a brand new Find My AirPods feature, iOS 10.3 also brings in a new Apple File System. Basically, Apple File System is optimized for flash or SSD storage and comes with several features like strong encryption.
Besides, sources say that Apple may bring some changes to its App Store, allowing third-party app developers to interact with customer reviews. Noticeably, iOS 10.3 also allows you to label your reviews for apps in the App Store as Helpful or Not Helpful. Other new features and changes in iOS 10.3 include an Apple ID profile in Settings, HomeKit support for programmable light switches, new CarPlay interface, improvements to SiriKit and much more.
Apple is expected to release a brand new iPhone 8 to celebrate the special occasion this year. The next generation iPhone 8 is rumored to come with a new design and compelling features including long range wireless charging technology, 10-nanometer A11 chip, OLED display and biometric additions like iris, facial or gesture recognition.
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