iOS 10.3 public beta 1 Released, Adds New Filesystem

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The latest beta update, iOS 10.3 public beta 1, for iOS 10 users has been released. Apple as several new surprises planned for its users. Of them all, the most interesting are ones are the new feature “Find My Airpods” and a new filesystem.

Yes, the iOS 10.3 public beta 1 replaces the default HFS+ with something called APFS ( Apple File System ). This new File System is said to be better optimized for NAND flash based storages and stronger encryption.

Check out the list of changes included with this update below.

  • Find My Airpods
  • Apple ID Profile
  • Apple File System
  • Floating iPad keyboard
  • App Animations
  • iCloud Storage
  • Weather in Maps

Apart from these, there have been changes to SiriKit, HomeKit, CarPlay and Analytics.

If you are unsure about whether your device is eligible for the update, check out the list of compatible devices below.

  • iPhone 7
  • iPhone 7 Plus
  • iPhone 6s
  • iPhone 6s Plus
  • iPhone 6
  • iPhone 6 Plus
  • iPhone SE
  • iPhone 5s
  • iPhone 5c
  • iPhone 5
  • iPad Pro 12.9-inch
  • iPad Pro 9.7-inch
  • iPad Air 2
  • iPad Air
  • iPad 4th generation
  • iPad mini 4
  • iPad mini 3
  • iPad mini 2
  • iPod touch 6th generation

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