Apple’s Beats-based mostly music service might include an iOS eight replace
You won’t have to attend that lengthy to attempt Apple’s rumored Beats-based mostly streaming music service. Tipsters inform 9to5Mac that the parents in Cupertino are “presently contemplating” a launch for the all-you-can-hear providing in tandem with iOS eight.four, moderately than holding off for iOS 9 or later. This new software program would supposedly arrive a while after the Apple Watch launch in April. Which will nonetheless sound distant, however Apple simply gave builders its first iOS eight.three beta (sure, even earlier than eight.2 has shipped) — if eight.four occurs in any respect, it is on a quick monitor.
Fortunately, you will have some new options to play with earlier than eight.four hits. The eight.three replace ought to embrace help for wi-fi CarPlay, so you will not need to plug your iPhone right into a USB port simply to get music or navigation in your automotive’s infotainment system. There’s additionally a brand new emoji picker (full with new icons) for the visually expressive crowd, and China seems to be to be getting Apple Pay help. There are not any fast clues as to when eight.three would present up, nevertheless it’s protected to say that Apple has a really busy improve calendar this yr.
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