“iOS 8.4 is here, and aside from fixing a few nasty bugs, its biggest new feature is a redesigned Music app,” Andrew Cunningham writes for Ars Technica. “Music hasn’t gotten any major tweaks since being redesigned for iOS 7, and the gallery [see full article] will walk you through the changes. In general, it’s a visual and functional improvement, especially on the iPad, where it makes better use of the screen space.”

“Also included are a few first-time setup impressions for the Apple Music service, which is included with iOS 8.4 and is free for the first three months to anyone who wants it,” Cunningham writes. “We haven’t been using the service for long enough to say much about its quality—that will come later—but Apple makes it pretty easy to start getting relevant music recommendations.”

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