Apple on Wednesday released the third beta seeds of both iOS 9.3 and OS X 10.11.4 to public beta testers. OS X 10.11.4 beta three is available through the “Update” tab in the Mac App Store for those who are enrolled in Apple’s public beta testing program. iOS 9.3 is available over-the-air after beta testers install the proper certificate on their iOS device. (Apple has also released a second build of the third beta of OS X 10.11.4, build (15E39c to 15E39d) for developers as well.)
OS X 10.11. 4 Beta 3
OS X 10.11.4, while mostly featuring under-the-hood performance fixes, bug fixes, and security enhancements, does offer support for password protected notes in the Notes app, an import function for importing Evernote notes into the Notes app, and Live Photos support in the Messages app.
iOS 9.3 Beta 3
Features found to be included in iOS 9.3 are:
Apple Watch: Using iOS 9.3 and watchOS 2.2, Apple now allows an iPhone to pair with more than one Apple Watch. Both devices require the latest beta updates. with AppleWatches running watchOS 2.2 and an iPhone running iOS 9.3.
Night Shift: iOS 9.3 reduces blue light at night, much like f.lux does on a Mac. In beta two, a toggle button for iOS 9.3’s new Night Shift feature was spotted in the Control Center on the iPad and iPhone
Notes: The app is now password protected and Touch ID compatible, and includes new features for sorting by date created, date modified, or alphabetically.
Apple News: Improved News algorithms offer more tailored articles in the “For You” section. It also includes a new landscape mode and in-line video playback.
Health: A new interface makes it easier to see move, exercise, and stand data. A new menu in certain categories helps users to discover apps that can be used to track health data.
CarPlay: CarPlay includes “New” and “For You” sections in Apple Music, and a “Nearby” feature in Maps helps users discover the best local restaurants, coffee shops, and more.
Education: Shared iPads for students, a new Classroom app, and an AppleSchool Manager.
Wi-Fi Assist: iOS 9.3 offers a counter informing users with Wi-Fi Assist installed how much cellular data they’ve used.
Users wishing to join the Apple public beta testing program can sign up on Apple’s beta testing website.