Download: macOS 10.12.4 Beta & tvOS 10.2 Beta Released
macOS 10.12.4 beta 1 and tvOS 10.2 beta 1 for Mac and Apple TV 4 devices is now available to download for developers.
macOS 10.12.4 Arrives with Night Shift on Desktop - tvOS 10.2 Focuses on Performance & Fixing Bugs
It seems as though the Cupertino tech giant has opened its beta software floodgates today. Apart from iOS 10.3 beta 1, Apple has also seeded macOS 10.12.4 and tvOS 10.2 beta 1 to developers. And if you happen to be enrolled in the company's Developer Program, then you too can try out the new software.
Download macOS 10.12.4 Beta
You can download macOS 10.12.4 beta 1 directly from Apple's Developer Program website. Once you are logged in, simply head over to the Downloads section and follow the on-screen prompts for installation. You will be eventually taken to the Mac App Store in order to download the latest beta OS. Just make sure you have backed up everything before going ahead with the download and installation process.
What is New in macOS 10.12.4 Beta
The most important feature addition to macOS 10.12.4 beta is Night Shift, something that was exclusive to iOS devices up until now. With the feature enabled, the OS will adjust the tone of the display to make things easier on the eye, eventually helping you sleep better at night. The second great feature addition is that you can now ask Siri for cricket scores and updates. And last but not the least, there are tons of bug fixes and performance enhancements under the hood as well.
Download tvOS 10.2 Beta
Just like macOS 10.12.4 beta, tvOS 10.2 beta 1 can be downloaded from the Apple Developer Program website as well. You can either download the beta firmware over the air, or you can simply grab the restore image and use that via iTunes. It's totally your call which route you want to take.
What is New in tvOS 10.2 Beta
tvOS 10.2 beta is a rather mundane release and focuses mainly on bug fixes and performance enhancements. If there is something worthy which Apple might have slipped in this update, we will highlight it for sure.
It's great to see new beta software coming out from Apple's camp, given it was just yesterday the company released iOS 10.2.1, along with other software for all of its devices. And if you are familiar with Apple's release patterns, it's likely we won't see iOS 10.3, macOS 10.12.4 and tvOS 10.2 released into the public domain for at least a few weeks. Apple has to make sure everything is absolutely pristine and stable before it gets into the hands of users around the globe.
We will keep our readers updated if there is more news on this front, so stay tuned.