iOS 10.2 Public Beta now available - here's what's new

Apple today released the first build of iOS 10.2 to Public Beta testers. The news comes one day after the company released it as a Dev Beta. The update is presumably the one that will deliver the TV app that was announced at the firm's MacBook Pro launch event last week; however, the first beta does not include it.

The most notable addition in Apple's latest iOS update is support for Unicode 9 characters. That's right, you can finally text a bacon emoji to celebrate literally anything. The bacon emoji's introduction supplements the taco emoji that was introduced with Unicode 8 for completing your communication needs.

You'll also find that a few new wallpapers are available, which is a welcome change since there was only one offered in iOS 10. There's also a new widget for the Videos app, as well as SOS contacts in Health. Finally, you'll be able to preserve settings in the Camera app; for example, if you close the app in video mode, it will be in the same state when you reopen it.

If you're on the Public Beta, you can grab today's build by going to Settings -> General -> Software Update. If you're not, you can sign up for it right here.

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