Dec 1, 2017

Apple Releases Sixth Beta Of iOS 11.2 And macOS 10.13.2 To Developers

Apple just released the sixth beta of an upcoming iOS 11.2 update to developers, few days after releasing the fifth iOS 11.2 beta. Beta testers required to sign up from Apple Dev Center to download the beta profile, in order to update your device to iOS 11.2, navigate to Settings - Software Update.

The update introduced introduced Apple Pay Cash, Apple's new P2P payments service. The service works through the iMessage app and is designed to allow for quick person-to-person money transfers. iOS 11.2 also fixes an animation bug in the Calculator app that it caused some numbers and symbols to be ignored when user entered in rapid succession.

For iPhone X, iOS 11.2 adds a small bar underneath the icons located at the upper right side of the device on the Lock screen, which is to make the location of the Control Center gesture more clear. In Control Center for all devices, two new informational pop-ups will displayed when using the Wi-Fi or Bluetooth toggles.


In this update, Apple adds support for faster 7.5W wireless charging for the iPhone X, iPhone 8, as well as 8 Plus. The faster charging speeds will be available when using third-party wireless chargers that supports 7.5W charging. The company also redesigned camera emoji, includes new Now Playing option for controlling content on the Apple TV in CC.

In addition to the above feature, the Cupertino firm introduces a new loading animation for Live Photos effects, new Live wallpapers for the iPhone X, plus it adds a feature that lets developers offer new customers discounted introductory pricing for auto-renewable subscriptions on the App Store.

Apple also launched a new Sports section in its TV app, which appears to be available on devices running iOS 11.2 and tvOS 11.2. The TV app's Sports section is designed to allow users to watch live sports games through integration with ESPN and more apps in the future to come through the TV app's Sports category.

Apple also releases macOS 10.13.2 beta 5 to developers. The new macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 beta can be downloaded through the Software Update mechanism in the Mac App Store with the proper profile installed. This update fixed a serious macOS vulnerability that enables the root superuser on a Mac without password.

Via MacRumors, Image Credit Wccftech

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