Just a day after the public release of macOS Sierra 10.12.2, Apple has begun rolling out macOS 10.12.3 beta 1 to developers. Sierra 10.12.2 brought in new emoji, wallpapers, graphics & System Integrity Protection fixes, and the removal of the system battery’s estimated ‘time remaining’ feature.
This initial seed of macOS Sierra 10.2.3 beta 1 weighs in at 1.04 GB, and is most likely a bug-centric release fix.
Apple’s developer center has already posted 10.12.3’s release notes, but nothing in them indicate any fixes. Developer’s looking to join the beta can find the access they need from the official developer page. Once registered, future developer betas will come through the App Store Updates page.
With the release of 10.12.2, Apple decided to remove the system battery’s estimate ‘time remaining’ feature. We delved deeper into why, what this means for you, and how to restore it in a few posts, yesterday:
- Why Apple is removing ‘time remaining’ battery life estimates following MacBook Pro complaints
- Apple’s MacBook battery time remaining estimate can still be found hidden in Activity Monitor
- How-To: macOS Sierra 10.12.2 removes your battery’s estimated time remaining, here’s how to get it back
- Hands-on with macOS 10.12.2 [Video]
Previously on macOS 10.12.2 Apple introduced a slew of small changes, including one that many 9to5Mac commenters aren’t happy with. Here’s everything we found during the beta period:
- Apple releases first iOS 10.2, watchOS 3.1.1, tvOS 10.1 and macOS 10.12.2 betas w/ new emoji, wallpapers, more
- Here are the new emoji included in iOS 10.2 [Gallery]
- macOS 10.12.2 beta 4 includes new ‘Color Burst’ wallpapers from MacBook Pro marketing
- How to create Touch Bar screenshots on the new MacBook Pro + more
We’ll continue to look for changes, let us know if you find anything below!