With iOS 10.3 beta 1 for iPhone and iPad developers, Apple released the first beta software releases 10.12.4 tvOS and macOS 10.2. The updates bring several new features, correct previously identified errors and improve the performance of Mac computers and set-top box Apple TV.
According to the official list of changes, macOS Sierra 10.12.4 beta (build 16E144f) and tvOS 10.2 beta (build 14W5222d) aimed at the empowerment of Apple gadgets.
The update for Mac computers, the developers added a new feature Night Shift. She first appeared in iOS 9 last year. It allows you to adjust the color temperature of the screen and choose the time period for automatic activation. Because users often use Mac before going to sleep, they will be useful to look at the screen more in warmer tones. According to the study, this positively affects the quality of sleep and time of sleep.
Among other innovations macOS Sierra 10.12.4 developers have reported about the support of the Shanghai dialect to dictation mode, updated API for PDFKit and new Siri command for cricket matches. Also emphasis was placed on improving mechanisms for the protection and improvement of performance, stability, compatibility, and security, as well as on fixing bugs.
tvOS 10.2, in turn, contains several new features, fixing bugs and improvements, among which worth noting is the support function Accelerated Scrolling for applications, UIKit and TVMLKit, support programs, Device Enrollment, Expanded Mobile Device Management and framework VideoToolbox.
Update macOS 10.12.3 beta 1 can be installed through the update section in the Mac App Store. tvOS 10.2 is available for download from the settings of the set top box.