iOS 8.4, Apple Music, iOS 9, Health app helps


iOS 9 adds Photos features like a Selfies category
iOS 9 adds Photos features like a Selfies category

Apple Music helps iOS 8.4 exceed 40% adoption in first week — Apple now notes that as of June 22, 84% of its mobile users are now using iOS 8. Analytics firm Mixpanel further details that 40% of the installed base has already upgraded to iOS 8.4, and states that rapid adoption is being driven by interest in the new Apple Music.

Latest iOS 9 beta includes separate Photos folders for selfies, screenshots — With its latest iOS 9 beta, Apple introduced separate Photos folders for selfies and screenshots, a small but useful addition that could go a long way in cleaning up users’ libraries.

Health app inspires people to be more health-conscious — Smartwatches and fitness bands promise to help you get healthier, but about a third of wrist-worn activity trackers are abandoned after six months. One health app developer decided to see if the Apple Watch was a different story, or if Apple’s watch would be relegated to a junk drawer with other unwanted tech two months in.