‘macOS Sierra 10.12.4’ Latest News & Updates: Apple Releases Beta Version Featuring Night Shift Mode
Jan 27, 2017 02:34 AM EST
The eyeball feature everyone has been talking about since it was given to developers earlier this week has finally been released, much to the pleasure of fans of the world's beloved operating system.
The public beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.4 with the transcendental "Night Shift Mode" feature has officially been shipped off, according to TechnoBuffalo. It should now allow the users to try out the new, ground-breaking add on. In addition, it has been reported that the first beta can be downloaded through the Apple Developer Center. Also, the users can opt for the software update mechanism which can be accessed via the Mac App Store.
The "Night Shift Mode" feature has first been released via the company's mobile iOS platform. It allows users to view their smartphones' screens with a warmer hue. The said hue can help alleviate the negative effects of staring at the screen for a prolonged period of time. Scientists have determined that the blue light that is emitted from the products' display can result to an unfavorable effect on a person's circadian rhythm. As such, the warmer display is developed to lessen these effects.
The official macOS 10.12.4 version will also reportedly include Shanghainese dictation support that converts text to speech. Meanwhile, digital assistant Siri is slated to get equipped with the ability to display cricket scores very soon.
Coinciding the release of macOS 10.12.4 is the launching of the beta version of iOS 10.3. The release has included the "Find My AirPods" feature that essentially responds to its users' complaint recently about the earbuds' slippery aesthetics. The add-on enables AirPod users the point the device's last location that can be found via a Bluetooth connectivity or with an aid of an alarm sound.
The public beta versions of macOS Sierra 10.12.4 and iOS 10.3 can now be both downloaded.