At this point we want to briefly note that Apple presented the third public beta of macOS Big Sur 11.3 a few hours ago this evening, iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5 Public Beta 3 also appeared tonight. This updated test version is available to the voluntary testers around two weeks after the publication of the last public beta.
In order to initiate the installation of the beta update, developers have to go to the software updates area in the system settings as usual.
macOS Big Sur 11.3 brings new options for Safari, the M1 Macs and the music app
With the update to macOS Big Sur 11.3, Apple brings among other things new options for personalizing the Safari start page.
The size of the window in which an iPadOS app can be run on a Mac with an M1 chip can now be set more individually. In addition, users receive an extended keyboard control for the use of iPadOS apps, the operation of which has not yet been perfected for the Mac.
The update to macOS Big Sur 11.3 also adds the ability to play similar music in the music app after the end of a playlist; this feature is already known from iOS. Also known from the iPhone is the full support of stereo pairs on the HomePod, which is now finally being used on the Mac.
Apple will make macOS Big Sur 11.3 available to all users as a free update within the next few weeks.