After opening up the keynote with talk show host James Corden and a Carpool Karaoke segment, — the standalone show will be on Apple Music later this year — Apple CEO Tim Cook opened up this event’s keynote with a bevy of musical updates.
The foremost of them is a major update to the user interface of Apple Music app. Most of what we’ve seen at WWDC has been implemented with tweaks since then.
Cook touted that Apple Music held 70 exclusives in the past year. Subscribers now tally at 17 million.
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Apple Music’s user interface is changing for the simpler.
There are new sections for the app including Recent Music, For You and Browse.
For You contains a “Discovery Mix,” something like a “Discover Weekly” playlist for Spotify, a list of recently played music and daily curated playlists and albums for different styles and moods. One of today’s playlists? “Fasion Runway Strut”.
Browse brings you up to date with new tracks, new artists and top charts.
Radio brings you the Beats 1 stream, its schedule and a [...]
Just because iOS 9’s getting a quick take-up doesn’t mean people aren’t having a hard time wading through the curds and whey. While not on the scale of iOS 8.0.1 bad, we’re looking at some a crowd of countenance that iOS 9 is causing trouble of some sort. Since the new software push on Wednesday, Twitter has been able to tack iOS 9 as a trending topic with hundreds of thousands of volleys sent so far.
Let’s see what the iOS 9 hoopla is all about.
— Tony Bermudez (@BerMEWdez728) September 18, 2015
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