Apple released iOS 11.4 beta 2 for developers The beta for Apple's next mobile operating system includes AirPlay 2 and d The stereo support for the smart HomePod speaker and the iCloud Messages feature. These features were also included in the first beta of iOS 11.3, but were later removed and were missing in the final release of iOS 11.3. While Apple did not reveal what the reason for this was, it is rumored that there were significant technical issues that did not allow for earlier release.
There are also indications - but no official announcement yet - that the AirPort Express Airplay 2, which has come of age, should receive support. An appropriate notice is in the first beta to iOS 11.4 emerges. Both on Reddit and on Twitter, some users confirm this fact. Currently, it is believed that Apple could work on an "AirPlay 2" support for the AirPort Express, so that the device could be used for example for the multi-room audio playback. However, this fact has not yet been confirmed.
The function News in the iCloud allows messages to no longer be stored on the individual end devices but to be kept in the cloud or to be synchronized with them. If a message is then deleted on a terminal, for example, it also disappears from all other devices of the user.