Apple has seeded the first beta of iOS 14.3 to developers and participants in the Apple Beta Software Program. The latest version comes hot on the heels of iOS 14.2. New features promised in October continue to roll out to iPhone owners with each update. So what's in store for iOS 14.3 users?
Apple officially launched the M1, a custom designed, power-sipping system on a chip. Macs with the M1 blow the doors off Intel-processor based models when it comes to performance. Even with blazing speeds, battery life is extremely long with Apple setting new standards for performance per watt.
Apple Watch users can now stream tunes from Spotify without the help of an iPhone. The Spotify app has added support for stand alone streaming over Wi-Fi or a cellular data connection. This means Spotify is truly untethered from its dependence on a paired iPhone.
Pandora fans can now use their favorite music service on the HomePod and HomePod mini. Support for Apple's smart speakers has arrived, with Siri recognizing voice requests to play tracks from Pandora's music library. iOS 14 has made it possible to use third-party apps for many services on the iPhone, iPad, and HomePod.
This week Apple fired up its 24-7 music video channel, Apple Music TV. The live streaming service is free to watch, and includes live shows, world premieres, music videos, and more. US-based customers can see Apple Music TV in the Apple TV app or the Apple Music app. The channel can also be seen by launching Apple TV via apple.co/applemusictv.