No shuffle in new iOS 8.4 Music App

I was not too sure about the new Apple Music offering, but so far it seems quite alright! The music choices are generally good, and I hope that as I use the music app in iOS 8.4 more the choices get better.

Unfortunately I ended up using the app while not having mobile coverage and no WiFi either… so I reverted to “My Music” and since I was in the middle of a run, I wanted just to hit the shuffle button and hope for the best… However, I was surprised that there was no shuffle button to be seen… I ended up hitting the first song in the list and take it from there. It turns out that the shuffle option is set by default, you just have to seed it by starting playing any song. That seems good, except for the fact that it is not obvious at all.

You can select if you want the shuffle mode or not after starting playing any song and expanding the “Now Playing” bar:

iTunes Shuffle 1

 

And there you will be able to see the usual Shuffle icon:

iTunes Shuffle

 

How to resize a window in Mac

It may sound a bit strange to have a post about how to resize a window. “You just select the lower right-hand side corner and drag it!” I hear you say. But what happens when the window is so tall that you can’t even get to the resize handle? Well, here is the answer:

t may not be obvious, but the solution is right there in front of you! Clicking the green zoom (+) button on the toolbar of any window will automatically resize it to best fit your current screen resolution!