Apple has provided public beta versions of iOS 12.1 and tvOS 12.1 for testing, just two days after it released the first developer builds in the new testing cycle, with the iOS beta returning Group FaceTime to public testing.
Apple has restarted its beta release cycle once again, one day after ending the previous cycle by shipping public releases, with new first beta builds of iOS 12.1, watchOS 5.1 and tvOS 12.1 being issued to developers for testing.
At its Wednesday press event, Apple revealed that the final version of tvOS 12 — which makes a series of important changes to the Apple TV and Apple TV 4K, most notably the introduction of long-delayed Dolby Atmos support — is due Sept. 17.
Apple has issued the latest round of betas for its milestone operating systems, with developers now able to test out the eleventh beta for iOS 12, and the ninth betas of macOS 10.14 Mojave and tvOS 12.
Apple has started to distribute the ninth developer beta of iOS 12 for testing by users, alongside the eighth beta releases of macOS Mojave, tvOS 12, and watchOS 5, with the operating systems being put through their paces barely a month before Apple's anticipated September iPhone event.
Apple has started to distribute the seventh betas of its milestone operating systems to developers for testing, with new builds of macOS Mojave, iOS 12, tvOS 12, and watchOS 5 made available just a week after the last batch.
Apple has issued the sixth betas of its milestone operating systems, with developers able to test new builds of macOS Mojave, iOS 12, tvOS 12, and watchOS 5 just one week after the release of the previous beta batch.
Apple on Monday released iOS 11.4.1, HomePod 11.4.1, watchOS 4.3.2 and tvOS 11.4.1, cleaning up most of its major platforms. The iOS update is of particular interest for security conscious users, as it marks the first publicly available firmware to include Apple's new USB Restricted Mode.
In what amounted to little more than a toss-away line during Apple's WWDC keynote, Craig Federighi offhandedly mentioned that in tvOS 12, Apple was working to bring more Apple TV functionality, including Siri, to third-party remote platforms. This is a big deal, and AppleInsider discusses why.
Apple TV 4K gets long-awaited support for Dolby Atmos surround sound in the second tvOS 12 beta release, but developers testing the feature will have an extremely limited selection of content to choose from.
Apple has released its second developer betas of three milestone operating system versions, with new builds of iOS 12, macOS 10.14 Mojave, watchOS 5, and tvOS 12 now available for testing ahead of their expected release this fall.
Apple has released the third betas for iOS 11.4.1 and tvOS 11.4.1 to developers for testing, one week after the second betas were issued, with the shorter time between betas suggesting Apple is nearing a full release of the updates.
Apple this week flipped the switch on live sports and news sections in its TV app for Canadian iPhone, iPad and Apple TV owners, granting users access to coverage of the FIFA World Cup and other popular programming.