Apple releases fifth OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite beta to developers, and public beta testers

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Apple has just seeded the fifth OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite beta (build number: 14D113c) to developers, and public beta testers. It comes less than a week after the release of the fourth OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite beta.

Update: Apple has also released Yosemite Recovery Update 3.0, which includes improvements to OS X recovery.

So far, the beta versions have revealed that OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 will include the all-new Photos app, which replaces Aperture and iPhoto. In addition to the Photos app, OS X 10.10.3 also includes a redesigned single-page emoji picker, along will all new emoji and emoji skin tone modifiers. It includes several new people emoji for greater diversity, and 32 new country flags to choose from, which includes flags for countries like Canada, India and others. Apple has also made some changes to better reflect its own products as well, supplanting the existing emoji for “computer” and “watch” with an iMac and Apple Watch, respectively. The emoji for an iPhone reflects an iPhone 6.

OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 also adds support for Google two-factor authentication. The fourth beta version also included APIs for Force Touch feature for developers.

The fifth OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 is available to registered developers via software update in the Mac App Store. It’s also available through the developer portal on Apple’s official site.

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