iOS 8.4

iOS8 Apple has released its latest iOS 8 update, iOS 8.4

iOS 8.4 Release [1]
This update introduces Apple Music—a revolutionary music service, 24/7 global radio, and a way for fans to connect with their favorite artists—all included in the redesigned Music app. iOS 8.4 also includes improvements for iBooks and bug fixes.
Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later

Due to the overall similar code base between iOS and OS X, many of the OS X issues apply to iOS as well. For example the TLS issues, as well as the Mail issue affect iOS and are patched with this update. On interesting issue that I hadn’t heard of before (but not surprising). Malicious SIM cards could lead to arbitrary code execution. [3]

iOS-8.4

iOS 8.4
This update introduces Apple Music-a revolutionary music service, 24/7 global radio and a way for fans to connect with their favourite artists-all included in the redesigned Music app. iOS 8.4 also includes improvements for iBooks and bug fixes.

Apple Music
• Become an Apple Music member to play from millions of songs in the Apple Music catalogue, or keep them offline for playback later
• For You: Members can see playlist and album recommendations, handpicked by music experts
• New: Members can find the latest, greatest new music available – direct from our editors
• Radio: Tune in to music, interviews and exclusive radio shows on Beats 1, play radio stations created by our editors or create your own from any artist or song
• Connect: See shared thoughts, photos, music and videos from artists you follow, then join the conversation
• My Music: Play from all of your iTunes purchases, songs from Apple Music and playlists in one place
• Completely redesigned music player that includes new features such as Recently Added, MiniPlayer, Up Next and more
• iTunes Store: Still the best place to buy your favourite music-one song or album at a time.
• Availability and features may vary by country

iBooks improvements and fixes
• Browse, listen and download audiobooks from inside iBooks
• Enjoy the all-new Now Playing feature, designed specifically for audiobooks
• Books that are Made for iBooks now work on iPhone in addition to iPad
• Find and pre-order books in a series right from your library
• Improves accessibility of widgets, glossary and navigation in books made with iBooks Author
• New default Chinese font
• New setting to turn off Auto-Night theme in your library
• Resolves an issue that may have prevented Hide Purchases from working
• Resolves an issue that may have prevented downloading books from iCloud

Other improvements and bug fixes
• Fixes an issue where receiving a specific series of Unicode characters causes device to reboot
• Fixes an issue that prevented GPS accessories from providing location data
• Fixes an issue where deleted Apple Watch apps could re-install

LINKS:
[1] iOS 8.4 DL1818 (2015-Jun-30) [Apple]
[2] About the security content of iOS 8.4 HT204941 (2015-Jun-30) [Apple]
[3] Apple “Patch Tuesday” (2015-Jul-01) [SANS]

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