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Apple on Tuesday seeded the fifth iOS 9 beta to developers and the third beta to the members of the public beta testing program. Both versions of iOS 9 are identical and contain a wide number of improvements and bug fixes. The fourth pre-released build of iOS 9 was released to developers two weeks ago and the very first beta was unveiled at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference in June.
I have recently told you that the number of Apple Music early adopters is now equal to about 10 million. Well, as it turns out, I have made a tiny mistake. According to what Apple Senior Vice President of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue has revealed in an interview to USA Today earlier this week, over the five weeks of availability, the number of Apple Music subscribers has reached 11 million. And that is an impressive adoption rate, I must admit. Still, it is currently unclear how many users will continue using the streaming music service after the trial expires.
Apple has recently seeded the second beta of iOS 8.4.1 to developers for testing. The release comes two weeks after the release of the very first version of iOS 8.4.1 and about a month after the debut of iOS 8.4 that contained s completely revamped Music app supporting Apple Music.
According to the latest rumors shared by industry sources citing Apple, over the last four weeks, more than 10 million users have subscribed for the long-awaited Beats-based streaming music service called Apple Music. 10 million in just one month is a great result, however, keeping in mind that the new service has been launched in about 100 countries simultaneously, the number of active subscribers could have been even bigger.
Apple has recently seeded the fourth beta of iOS 9 to developers for testing. The latest build can boast of a number of stability and performance improvements as well as several new features. In case you don’t know, the previous version was released about two weeks ago.
As you already know, the guys from Cupertino released a new iPod touch on Wednesday. The portable player can boast of a new 64-bit A8 processor, 8-megapixel camera and a bunch of other noticeable improvements. Several hours after the release of the gadget, first benchmark result appeared on the Internet. The device has a processor with a clock speed of 1.10GHz per core and presumably 1GB of RAM.
Just as we expected, Apple on Wednesday released a brand new iPod touch and refreshed the entire lineup of iPods with new colors. The updated iPod touch can boast of the 64-bit A8 processor and M8 motion coprocessor, 4-inch display, 8-megapixel camera. As to the memory capacity, it is equal to 16GB, 32GB, 64GB or 128GB. The price depends on the capacity of the gadget and starts from $199 for the lower-end 16GB portable player and ends with $399 for the 128GB model.
Apple has recently released iOS 8.4.1 beta to developers for testing. The release comes less than a month after the official release of iOS 8.4, which contained a completely redesigned Music app supporting Apple Music as well as some general bug fixes and stability improvements.
Apple Music service works great, however there are numerous disabled albums with E label. Let's find out what's going on and how to enable these albums.
For example new Muse album Drones is anavailable. Metallica great albums Garage Inc, Load, Reload are closed as well. My first guess was that Apple did not negotiate with album owners. The right answer is that some albums (many rock ones) have Explicit raiting, so they are disabled by default. You can change that easily. Here's how:
1. Go to Settings - General - Restrictions - Enable Restrictions. If this is your first time there create a password, or enter previously entered password.
2. Choose Allowed Content and then Music & Podcasts. Enable Explicit content switch.
3. You're done, now all albums are available. You might need to close Music app and run it again. Have fun listening.
Apple has seeded the third iOS 9 beta to developers for testing. The release comes about two weeks after the release of the second beta and a month after the debut of iOS 9 at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference. The guys from Cupertino have added a wide number of bug fixes and new features to the update, making iOS 9 a thing worth waiting for.