Exactly 24 hours ago Apple published the first beta for developers of iOS 11.4, tvOS 11.4 and watchOS 4.3.1 Now, the first beta for all the subscribers in Apple’s public betas program arrives.
Available for both iPhone and iPad and Apple TV. A first beta that shows us and allows us to test the news that we will see soon in Apple’s operating systems.
Changes and news in iOS 11.4 and tvOS 11.4
The beta 1 of iOS 11.4 brings the main novelty the return of AirPlay 2. This new technology allows controlling several external playback devices from the iPhone or iPad, controlling the output on these devices and the volume in each of them.
AirPlay was announced with the arrival of iOS 11, it was expected for iOS 11.3 and it seems that it is still in trial versions at the moment.
On the other hand, we also have the return of Messages in iCloud, the synchronization of the Apple messaging system among all devices has made its official debut several times already.
The last of them in iOS 11.3, but once again, was removed before launching the final version. Let’s trust that both AirPlay 2 and Messages in iCloud remain definitively with iOS 11.4
In tvOS 11.4 we have as main novelty the support of AirPlay 2 also, which allows controlling the audio playback of the Apple TV in different external speakers.
If you are subscribed to the public betas program of iOS and tvOS, you will receive the update in the settings of your device. At the moment is being deployed gradually, and although it is two versions that seek to improve the system and correct errors, the truth is that it is not recommended to install the first versions of a beta.
But if you do not care about the performance problems you may have, make a backup of your files and proceed to install the first public beta to test the news it brings.