Apple has recently rolled out a new developer beta version of iOS 10.3. Seems like they don’t wanna leave the headlines at all! Fortunately, all the registered developers can now download iOS 10.3 beta 5 version over-the-air or via Apple’s Developer Center.
Find My AirPods
This is one major addition of the beta update. One more time, Apple has proved that they care for your belongings more than you do. Not just your iPhone, your AirPods can be tracked too! The Find my iPhone app has been updated to allow users to track down a lost AirPod by reporting each earbud last known location.
Here’s an overview of changes discovered so far:
- Find My AirPods added to Find My iPhone app.
- Siri support for cricket scores from Indian Premier League and International Cricket Council as well.
- Safari support for Reduced Motion preference.
- Prominent user security section in Settings app.
- iOS 10.3 uses new Apple File System (APFS) which may free up some space.
- Podcasts app has a widget like Music app, same app design.
- New system level way for developers to request app rating, opt out option in Settings
- CarPlay status bar has persistent quick access to media, communication, and travel apps for quick switching without accessing the Home screen.
- CarPlay is expected to have quick access to albums from songs in Music, new Up Next screen.
- Weather data in Maps app will now have 3D Touch forecast.
To download the Beta version, make sure that you have a developer account with Apple as without a paid account, you won’t be able to download any non-Xcode betas on your device.
We’ll keep you updated if any new features are discovered. Stay in touch!