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Explore the Key Updates in iOS 17’s 2nd Beta Release

Apple has released the second beta version of iOS 17 and iPadOS 17 for developers, introducing several changes and enhancements. Some notable new features include a new AirDrop sharing feature that allows users to touch two iPhones to share files, improved identification of family pets in the Photos app, transcription of audios received in iMessage, adjustable music crossfade intervals in the native Music app, support for third-party stickers in iMessage, expanded network capabilities with 802.1X protocol support, pre-populated titles for events and reminders in the Messages app, new Apple Music widgets, improved control over notifications during standby mode, and improved Siri integration with third-party messaging apps. The Health app also includes a calendar view for tracking emotional state and mental wellness.