The new updates iOS 9.3 beta 1 and watchOS 2.2 bring abundance of new features
Few days ago Apple released the new beta update of the iOS for the registered developers along with the new updates of its watchOS and tvOS. The iOS 9.3 beta 1 with build 13E5181d is bringing a bunch of nice new features to the platform. For example, it makes it possible to pair a single iOS-powered device with several Apple Watch smartwatches. The new multi-user feature for iPad dubbed Shared iPad, enables the user to log in to the iPad and gets an instant access to the apps and docs without the need to wait to download them. It is expected that the multi-user feature will be very helpful for students who share iPads. Apple is enriching its education-focused features with the new Classroom app. It is purposed for teachers. With the app the teacher can see what the students see on their screens, he/she can share students’ work on TV and lock apps on students’ iPads.
Other interesting features in iOS 9.3 beta 1 include the Night Shift feature that changes the colors of the screen depending on the time of the day. As Apple points, this feature is supposed to improve the sleep of users by decreasing the blue light of the screen at night time. With the update, users will have the possibility to lock some apps with Touch ID, like Notes app. The CarPlay app, the News app and the Health apps are with an improved functionality in the new update.
The watchOS 2.2 enables users to connect multiple smartwatches Apple Watch to a single iPhone. Before you get to excited, keep in mind that the feature is available for watchOS 2.2 beta-running devices and iPhone(s) running on iOS 9.3 beta 1. Some of the other features in the platform include the Nearby menu included in the Glances section of Maps app. It presents users with different sub-categories, such as Drinks, Food, Travel and Shopping. The fitness-focused features in the software are improved to show more detailed workout data in the fitness app.