We already understand that Apple is set up to launch iOS 8.4 in addition to Apple Music on June 30th, however exactly what we didn’t know until today was that it will certainly be launched 2 hours earlier than Apple’s typical release time window for iOS updates.
Apparently this is due to Apple Music and Beats 1 launching on the same day as iOS 8.4. Apple wishes to see to it the upgrade is as smooth as possible, thus the change in release time.
This has actually been validated by previous Beats Music CEO and current Apple Music senior director Ian Rogers.
Tuesday morning we’ll be revealing the next chapter. Kindly make a note to update to iOS 8.4 at 8am PT Tuesday, June 30th and pay attention to the very first Beats 1 broadcast at 9am PT. Here’s a Facebook invite to make it easy for you to say yes, you’ll exist, and welcome all your buddies. See you there.
Exactly what this implies is that iOS 8.4 downloads will go live worldwide at 8AM on Tuesday, June 30th Pacific Time (11AM in Eastern) followed by the launch of Beats 1, the 24/7 streaming music station, an hour later on at 9AM PT. For release date and time of iOS 8.4 in your area, check out the chart listed below:
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While Beats 1 will certainly be free for all Apple ID users, Apple Music streaming service tier with full access to music catalogue of over 30 million tracks will certainly cost $ 9.99 per month for individual users, and $ 15/month for family plan in which as much as 6 people will have the ability to share the service. Apple Music will also have a free trial where users will have the ability to enjoy the service complimentary for a trio of months.
Apple Music is launching initially on iOS, Mac OS X and Windows. Apple TELEVISION and Android versions are arranged for release this fall. To get more information about Apple Music, check out our in-depth post on it here.
If you are a jailbreak user, do not update to iOS 8.4 come Tuesday as presently there is no 100 % confirmation of TaiG v2 jailbreak dealing with a firmware beyond iOS 8.3. We will clearly keep you updated on this, remain tuned for more!
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