Podcast 463: Apple Music launch and security updates galore

Glenn helps Susie feel safer with his copious knowledge of OS X security. Susie helps Glenn figure out Apple Music. That's what friends are for.

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Streaming music might be new to Apple, but it isn't new to Susie, and she's got some strong opinions on how Apple Music is both soaring and stumbling right out of the gate. Navigation is glitchy, it's not always obvious what you can tap on, and it's missing some key features and menu items the other streaming services all have. But what's here is pretty great so far, so it's worth exploring, and we have some tips to make your experience a little smoother.

Our resident security expert Glenn was only a little behind on Apple Music because he spent all day Tuesday reporting on the insanely huge amount of security patches that Apple crammed into iOS 8.4 and OS X 10.10.4. Seriously, it's a lot. But discoveryd is finally ddeadd, so if you'd been suffering from that pesky "Wi-Fi, what Wi-Fi?" problem, you're probably dancing in the street right now. (Just not to Prince, who isn't on Apple Music. Now we'll never know what it sounds like when doves cry.)

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