Apple releases iOS 10.2 beta with new 'Preserve Camera Settings' feature

Apple releases iOS 10.2 beta with new 'Preserve Camera Settings' feature
It looks like Apple has outed the first beta version of the upcoming iOS 10.2 update. Available for registered developers only, it can be downloaded over the air or via Apple's Developer Center. There aren't many updates and improvements to discuss in the operating system's new build. There are three new wallpaper options, a new video widget, and new emoji.

Apple also tweaked the camera app with the addition of the "Preserve Camera Settings" feature. In iOS 10.2, rather than resetting the camera settings after every close of the camera app, you'll get the option to retain the last camera mode, photo filter, and Live Photo setting. That sounds rather convenient!

In the meantime, Apple also released the first beta of wathOS 3.1.1 and tvOS 10.1. Neither operating system, including iOS 10.1, comes with the new TV app that Apple introduced last week at its media event.

via AppAdvice

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5 Comments

1. jove39

Posts: 2145; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

That's nice addition for camera settings. Lot of iOS updates these days...taking cues from old windows?

2. ProblemSolver15

Posts: 372; Member since: Jun 14, 2010

I think it's because they released an unfinished OS, so they're just finishing the build while calling them "updates."

3. piyath

Posts: 2445; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

No. It's the way they look at these features. If they thought any feature is important (which they probably can and will and completely normal) they have the ability to push that feature via a simple update unlike Android which is broken in to million versions.

4. AlikMalix unregistered

They're just adding features. Just about every sub-update (6.x or 6.x.x) have added features along adding more security and fixing newfound bugs or glitches. This is what I call realtime updates - keeping your device virtually up-to-date.

5. Leo_MC

Posts: 7214; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

This is psychological lie that helps non iOS (and non Pixel) users feel good about the fact that they don't get timely updates.

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