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Apple releases public test of iOS 12

Apple's iOS 12 adds "Screen Time" feature
The "Screen Time" feature of iOS 12. Screenshot: Apple.com

Apple just released a public beta version of iOS 12, the next version of the iPhone operating system due out this fall.

Why it matters: Apple’s software update provides a strong sense of where the iPhone is going. While you can’t buy a new iPhone until the fall, you can make yours new with a free software update.