Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of macOS Ventura 13.3 to Developers [Update: Public Beta Available]
Apple today seeded the fourth beta of macOS Ventura 13.3 to developers for testing purposes, with the new software update coming a week after the release of the third macOS 13.3 beta.
Registered developers can download the beta through the Apple Developer Center and after the appropriate profile is installed, with the betas available through the Software Update mechanism in System Settings.
macOS Ventura 13.3 adopts the same new emoji characters that are in iOS 16.4 and iPadOS 16.4, including pink heart, light blue heart, left and right hand, moose, black bird, goose, wing, jellyfish, pea pod, finger, and more.
The update adds the new HomeKit architecture that was initially removed from iOS 16.2 and its sister updates, and the revised version should have fewer bugs that affect HomeKit setups.
macOS Ventura 13.3 will go through a few more rounds of beta testing, with Apple planning to release it in the spring.
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And then backwards movement in other areas. For example, you used to be able to drag-and-copy keychain items from the 'login' keychain into the 'iCloud' keychain, but that no longer works. Super frustrating.
* Fixed browser.webNavigation events firing for hosts where the extension didn’t have access. Extensions should request host permissions for sites to receive events. (100204850)
The overall OS seems slightly quicker also.
Given how interacting with the finder is 80% of the use of an OS, that's a pretty severe problem.
* iOS 16.4 beta 4 (20E5239b) - March 15, 2023
* iPadOS 16.4 beta 4 (20E5239b) - March 15, 2023
* macOS 13.3 beta 4 (22E5246b) - March 15, 2023
* watchOS 9.4 beta 4 (20T5249a) - March 15, 2023