Apple has released iOS 14.5 beta 5 and iPadOS 14.5 beta 5 to developers for testing. The build number is 18E5186a.
This beta version of iOS 14.5 contains bug fixes and improvements.
The biggest new change in iOS 14.5 is support for Face ID with face masks when wearing an Apple Watch.
Other changes include:
● Updates to Siri
● Support for new Xbox and PlayStation game controllers
● App Tracking controls
● AirPlay for Apple Fitness+
● 5G global Dual SIM support
● Accident, Hazard, and Speed Trap reporting in Apple Maps
● Ability to set preferred music service for Siri
● New ‘Items’ tab in Find My that will let users track third-party accessories.
● Horizontal boot screen for iPad.
Apple has seeded tvOS 14.5 beta 4 to developers for testing. The build number is 18L5193a.
This release contains bug fixes and improvements.
tvOS 14.5 brings support for the latest PlayStation and Xbox controllers. There are no new developer release notes for this beta software update.
Apple has released macOS Big Sur 11.3 beta 5 to developers for testing. The build number is 20E217a.
macOS Big Sur 11.3 contains several new features and improvements including…
● More customization options in Safari
● iPhone/iPad apps preference pane for keyboard touch alternatives
● Better sorting options in Reminders
● Made for You shortcut, live events in Listen Now
● Redesigned News+ Tab.
● New Xbox/PS controllers
● Code references to the new settings menu that will show details about your Mac’s warranty
● App Tracking Transparency API
● Ability to set default audio out to stereo paired HomePods
● Autoplay option in Apple Music app that lets the music continue to play after playlist or queue ends
Apple has seeded watchOS 7.4 beta 5 to developers for testing. The build number is 18T5190a.
When combined with iOS 14.5, watchOS 7.4 will enable Face ID with face masks as long as your Apple Watch is unlocked and paired with your iPhone. More details here.
There are no new developer release notes for this beta software update.
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