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iOS 10.3 beta 6 released, check out the list of known changes

by Brandon Russell | March 13, 2017March 13, 2017 10:45 am PDT

Apple on Monday began rolling out iOS 10.3 beta 6 to developers, taking one step closer to a consumer release. The software will include Find My AirPods and several smaller changes when it’s officially available to all iOS users.

Apple has been working on iOS 10.3 for a few months now, and now that the company is in its sixth beta, a final release is likely imminent. The Find My AirPods feature is exactly as it sounds: It allows owners of Apple’s AirPods to track them at their last known location.

Other features, via 9to5Mac, include Siri support for cricket scores from the Indian Premier League, Safari support for Reduced Motion, and a prominent user security section found in the Settings app.

A full list of known changes are below:

  • Find My AirPods added to Find My iPhone app
  • Siri support for cricket scores from Indian Premier League and International Cricket Council
  • Safari support for Reduced Motion preference
  • Prominent user security section in Settings app
  • iOS 10.3 uses new Apple File System (APFS) which may free up some space
  • Podcasts app has a widget like Music app, same app design
  • New system level way for developers to request app rating, opt out option in Settings
  • CarPlay status bar has persistent quick access to media, communication, and travel apps for quick switching without accessing the Home screen
  • CarPlay gains quick access to albums from songs in Music, new Up Next screen
  • Weather data in Maps app now has 3D Touch forecast

Brandon Russell

Brandon Russell enjoys writing about technology and entertainment. When he's not watching Back to the Future, you can find him on a hike or watching...