Apple has just rolled out its iOS 8.4 over-the-air (OTA) update for iPhones, iPads, and iPods. The updated iOS 8.4 includes the new Apple Music app, improvements for iBooks and bug fixes.
The best part of the latest update is Apple Music comes preinstalled with it. If you upgrade now, you will be one of the first users of Apple to hear the service’s Beats 1 live radio station. The broadcasting to begin at 9 a.m. Pacific/12 p.m. Eastern.
If you want to get your hands on the new Apple Music app and get the upgraded version of the operating system need to head to Settings > General > Software Update.
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The Mac users too can enjoy Apple Music that was announced earlier this month at the Worldwide Developers Conference. You need to update to Yosemite 10.10.4 for a new version of iTunes.
For three months the Apple Music will be free. So enjoy to the fullest without shelling out a single penny.
The early reviews of Apple Music seem mostly positive. In fact, you may say, it is a decent alternative to Rdio and Spotify.
After the upgradation to iOS 8.4 is over on your device, do start playing around with Apple Music. Share your experience with it.
Apple acquired Beats Music for $3 billion on May 2014. The beats iPhone app was initially available on January 2014.
About Apple Music
You can stream any songs from the collection of 30 million song catalog and listen offline too by downloading songs. Apple hired music experts from all corners of the world to create curated playlists.
With the help of Siri the users can ask Apple Music to play number one song from certain year or from a certain month and year.
Apple Music Connect works as a social media platform allowing artists to share lyrics, videos, backstage photos and also they can be able to release their latest song directly to fans.
What Is Beats 1
It is Apple Music’s 24-hour and ad-free live online radio station. Renowned DJs Julie Adenuga, Ebro Darden and Zane Lowe will be featured on the shows as hosts. Also, musicians such as Lady Gaga, Justin Timberlake, Jaden Smith, Dr. Dre and Pharrell will also turn up but it is not yet clear whether they would be regulars or occasional guests.
Apple Music Subscription
Apple Music comes for free for first three months and thereafter $10 will be billed a month for the service. A family pack too comes up to six different users at the cost of just $15 a month. To stop the auto-renewal, users need to do it manually.
Apple Music And Android Users
As of now the Android users have been left out, but it is said soon Apple Music Android app will be released this fall.
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