Apple Issues Fourth Developer Beta Of iOS 13.3, tvOS 13.3, And watchOS 6.1.1

Apple Issues Fourth Developer Beta Of iOS 13.3, tvOS 13.3, And watchOS 6.1.1

Apple today seeded the fourth developer beta for iOS 13.3 and iPadOS 13.3, little over two weeks after the release of third developer beta of iOS 13.3. The company also seeded the fourth developer beta of tvOS 13.3, and watchOS 6.1.1. Those who have enrolled in Apple’s Developer Program should be able to download and install these betas over-the-air.

In beta 1, the biggest highlight is that the Screen Time feature now has communication restrictions that limit the time children spend on their phone for texting and FaceTime purposes, it also introduces the option to never display the emoji button on the keyboard in keyboard settings, and the Apple Watch app’s Digital Crown is grayed out instead of all black.

As for beta 2, Apple has implemented a new Safari feature that supports NFC, USB, and Lightning FIDO2-compliant security keys, meaning users will be able to use physical security keys such as the Lightning-equipped YubiKey for more reliable two-factor authentication. For those unfamiliar with what YubiKey is, it’s a perfectly legitimate and useful tool developed by Yubico, where you simply plug it into a phone, say an iPhone, to complete the two-factor authentication.

Other than iOS 13.3, Apple did not bring any major features or enhancements to tvOS 13.3, and watchOS 6.1.1, although what we anticipate is that those updates will likely include bug fixes and performance improvements, as well as longer battery life (apparently, in the case of watchOS 6.1.1).

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