It’s solely been a matter of weeks since iOS 13.2 was launched, however Apple is already laborious at work on the subsequent patch for iOS 13. The general public beta for iOS 13.three has been launched and it’s introducing — nicely, not an enormous quantity truly. iOS 13.2 was one thing of a giant deal, introducing the Deep Fusion picture processing software program, a bunch of latest emoji, and extra privateness options. Primarily based on the general public beta, iOS 13.three received’t be bringing something as unimaginable, and can as a substitute concentrate on efficiency enhancements and a handful of latest settings.
One of many largest new options is the addition of the Communication Limits software to Display Time. This new function permits you to set closing dates for particular contacts on that iPhone. So you possibly can restrict how lengthy a toddler is allowed to speak to their buddies on a weeknight, or ban them from messaging whereas they need to be doing their homework. If you really want to, you possibly can even block particular contacts totally. It received’t apply to simply texts and calls too, however may also embody FaceTime video calls as nicely.
Much less thrilling, however nonetheless necessary, are the suspected adjustments to RAM administration. As noticed by Apple Insider, it appears iOS 13.three is much less liable to killing off background apps than iOS 13.2, which launched a bug that stopped apps as quickly as you exited them. It’s nice for battery and RAM administration, horrible for multi-tasking. That repair isn’t confirmed, although, and it appears background apps are nonetheless killed when the cellphone is locked. Nonetheless, iOS 13.three isn’t completed but, so it’s possible Apple will apply one other coat of paint there.
One other beta addition is a brand new setting that stops Memojis from showing in your keyboard. So for those who’re sick to dying of seeing, er, your face pop up whilst you’re typing, now you can flip that off. Lastly, the Apple Watch app brand has modified barely, with the digital crown altering from black to grey.
It’s not a blockbuster of an replace, however not each replace needs to be. For those who’re considering trying out the iOS 13.three public beta, then you possibly can join Apple’s beta program. Simply keep in mind it’s a beta, so there shall be bugs.