Following the iOS 14.7.1 release earlier today, Apple has just stopped signing iOS 14.6. That means users who have updated their devices to iOS 14.7 or iOS 14.7.1 can no longer downgrade to iOS 14.6.
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The original HomePod has been discontinued for several months, and users are now reporting that their smart speaker is suddenly dying in version 14.6 with no proper reason. This comes after some users reported issues with the HomePod Software 15 beta as well..
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Apple this week released iOS 14.6 to the public, which includes enhanced support for AirTag, Apple Card Family, paid subscriptions in the Apple Podcasts app, and more. However, it seems that Apple has also quietly made improvements to the Shortcuts app, which now runs actions faster on the iPhone and iPad with the latest version of the operating system.
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Apple has officially released iOS 14.6 to the general public. This update comes as iOS 14 beta testing begins to wind down ahead of iOS 15 being introduced next month. Here’s everything new with iOS 14.6 that should make you update your iPhone now.
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As documented in its release notes, iOS 14.6 includes support for Apple Card Family and Podcasts subscriptions, two service enhancements that will go live once the release goes public. But iOS 14.6 includes several other noteworthy updates, including our first look at updated Music settings for the just-announced Dolby Atmos Spatial Audio and high-quality Lossless audio for Apple Music. The release also gives us our first look at the upcoming Beats Studio Buds, among other things. Watch our hands-on video walkthrough as we consider what’s new in iOS 14.6 RC.
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Shazam, which is owned by Apple, was fully integrated into the iPhone and iPad last year with iOS 14.2, which introduced a new toggle to identify songs right from the Control Center. Now with iOS 14.6, Apple has expanded that integration and turned it into an App Clip packed with information about the song.
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Yesterday Apple released iOS 14.6 beta 3 to developers and public beta testers, and although there aren’t a ton of new features, there are several interesting points of note surrounding this release. Watch our hands-on video walkthrough for a rundown of what’s new in iOS 14.6 beta 3, and be sure to subscribe to 9to5Mac on YouTube for more hands-on videos.
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Apple today released the third beta of iOS 14.6 to developers, which comes with only a few minor changes when compared to the big update that was iOS 14.5. However, Find My app users will note that it’s now possible to use an email address to put AirTag or other Find My Network-compatible item into Lost Mode.
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A curious report earlier today claimed that Apple is working on a HiFi plan for Apple Music. While the report itself doesn’t come with much evidence, 9to5Mac was able to find code in iOS 14.6 that suggests support for HiFi songs coming to Apple Music in the future.
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Apple today released the first beta of iOS 14.6 to developers even though it hasn’t yet released iOS 14.5 to the public. And while we still don’t know exactly what’s new in this update, the iOS 14.6 release notes confirm that the company has made some changes to make it easier to leave the beta program after the release of an official build.