Apple Seeds macOS 10.12.3 Beta 4 to Developers and public testers

Apple has just seeded the fourth beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.3 to developers, a few days after seeding the third 10.12.3 beta and more than a month after releasing macOS Sierra 10.12.2, the second update to the macOS Sierra operating system.

What we do know for a fact is that this update fixes a Safari bug which caused the widely reported battery life issues during Consumer Reports’ MacBook Pro testing.

The magazine has promised to update its original review of the new MacBook Pro once it’s done re-testing the machine with the stable version of macOS Sierra 10.12.3.

Release notes mention no new features in macOS Sierra 10.12.3 beyond improving the stability, compatibility and security of your Mac, but we’ll make sure to update this post with any user-facing new features in the new beta as they’re discovered.

MacOS Sierra 10.12.3 beta 4 (build 16D30a) is now available on Mac computers that have a prior Sierra beta installed via the Software Update mechanism in the Mac App Store’s Updates tab. The latest macOS Sierra 10.12.3 build is also available via Apple’s Developer Center.

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