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Apple has released today iOS 8.4, which includes a revamped Music.app and Apple’s on-demand music streaming service, Apple Music.
iOS 8.4 is available right now as an OTA ( over-the-air ) download. Apple Music is located within the Music app and it’s available right away. However, Beats 1 radio service will kick off at 9 AM Pacific Time.
iOS 8.4 also includes the relocation of audiobooks from the Music app to the iBooks app, consolidating all books, print, and audio into one convenient spot, and a new Audiobooks for CarPlay app, giving drivers a standalone app dedicated to playing their audiobooks.
Popular iOS jailbreak tweak LockInfo, has been updated to bring full iOS 8 support. If you’re not familiar with the tweak, LockInfo allows you to get all of your notifications and widgets on your lockscreen, interact with your notifications by using select and swipe actions, and it also comes with an email and calendar event viewer so you can see your emails and calendar events right from your lockscreen.
LockInfo 8 is available right now in Cydia’s ModMyi repository for $4.99 with a 14-day free trial. If you already own LockInfo, the tweak is available for upgrade for only $1.99.
Apple has released iOS 8.2 which comes with support for Apple Watch and includes improvements to the Health app, increased stability and bug fixes. The update is available now OTA ( over-the-air ). Do not update if you’re jailbroken. Updating a jailbroken device to a new iOS will result in loosing the ability to jailbreak the device ( at least for a while ).
Just a quick heads-up. Apple just released iOS 8.1.3. The update can be installed via OTA ( over-the-air ) and includes bug fixes, increased stability and performance improvements, including:
- Reduces the amount of storage required to perform a software update
- Fixes an issue that prevented some users from entering their Apple ID password for Messages and FaceTime
- Addresses an issue that caused Spotlight to stop displaying app results
- Fixes an issue which prevented multitasking gestures from working on iPad
- Adds new configuration options for education standardized testing
NOTE: if you jailbreak your device, stay away from that update button for now.
The PanguTeam has just released their Pangu8 jailbreaking tool for iOS 8.0/8.1 that includes a working version of Cydia. It has support for ALL iOS 8+ compatible devices including the iPhone 6/6 Plus, iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3.
Jump over the break to check out how to use the tool to jailbreak your iOS device.