So just last week Apple released iOS 8.3 to the masses but it looks like there are more versions of iOS 8 that Apple is working on ahead of iOS 9. According to developers, Apple has recently seeded the first iOS 8.4 beta to them and given Apple’s stance regarding beta testing for the public, you can actually go ahead and check it out for yourself via the iOS Developer Center.
That being said one of the more notable new features of iOS 8.4 is the Music app which appears to have received a rather major revamp. The updated Music app includes pictures of artists in the Artists view and will now offer personalized playlists. There is also a new MiniPlayer, a redesigned look for the “Now Playing” feature, and global search capabilities that makes it easier to search for songs, artists, or albums within the app itself.
However as noted by Apple in their release notes, the app does have some issues that users will need to take note of, but we suppose that’s fair considering that the operating system itself is still in beta. One example is how users can’t control iTunes Radio using Siri and AirPlay streaming does not work either. Station sharing for iTunes Radio is also a no-go and it seems that the app might quit once in a while when using certain functions, a bug that Apple will probably fix ahead of its release.