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Discussion in 'iPhone' started by Jedii, Jun 6, 2012.

  1. Jedii macrumors regular

    Jan 20, 2012
    Ever released/introduced/demo'd an iPhone at their WWDC before?

  2. emacna1 macrumors regular

    May 31, 2012
    The iPhone 4, the iPhone 3GS, the iPhone 3G and the original iPhone (I think) were all announced at WWDC.
  3. barryl85 macrumors regular

    Jul 8, 2010
    That is correct, the only one not to have featured at WWDC is the 4S.

    So the big question is will the next iPhone be at WWDC, I am very doubtful but I can always keep my fingers crossed.
  4. Ay_Zimmy macrumors 6502

    Jan 9, 2010
    Long Island, NY
    Yup, they kept a solid sequence of summer releases at WWDC until the 4S where it was released in October. Its keeping everyone on their toes if this is the new trend or not. We have to remember its under a new leader, so things won't be exactly the same.
  5. Jedii thread starter macrumors regular

    Jan 20, 2012

    Great, so we're expecting one this time..:D
  6. emacna1 macrumors regular

    May 31, 2012
    On the contrary. Most people aren't. I, myself, have no idea what to expect. Others though believe that 8 months is too short of a time for a new phone, iOS6 hasn't been released yet, etc., etc.

    We'll find out in 5 days though.
  7. VulchR macrumors 68020


    Jun 8, 2009
    Personally, I rather doubt it, but it would be interesting.
  8. HeezyBear macrumors regular

    May 21, 2010
    Whenever the iPhone was announced at WWDC, the new iOS was debuted at its own event a few months before to allow developers to get their apps ready and find any bugs in the software. So it is unlikely they they will announce the new phone and OS at the same time, only giving developers a week or two to get their apps ready. And you know Apple isn't going to announce a hardware product months before its release.
  9. Apple... macrumors 68020


    May 6, 2010
    The United States
  10. cyks macrumors 68020


    Jul 24, 2002
    Westchester County, NY
    Yup, every phone except for the 4S... in which case, iOS 5 was previewed at WWDC.

    Every other time, when the phone was previewed at WWDC, they had a special event held in April to demo the appropriate iOS version.

    Guess what they didn't have this past April... which means iOS 6 will likely be shown at WWDC and the next iPhone sometime in October.
  11. iJoeMac, Jun 6, 2012
    Last edited: Jun 9, 2012

    iJoeMac macrumors newbie

    Dec 9, 2011
    I've heard from several people that Apple is going to honour the new September lifecycle so it's unlikely that the next generation iPhone will be announced during this years WWDC :)
  12. barryl85 macrumors regular

    Jul 8, 2010
    Wind your neck in
  13. twigman08 macrumors 6502

    Apr 13, 2012
    Apple had incredible holiday sales numbers by releasing in the September time frame. That time frame will be the new release for iPhones.
  14. Jedii thread starter macrumors regular

    Jan 20, 2012

    Yeah, i did.


    Useless, hence me asking here.
  15. dccorona macrumors 68020


    Jun 12, 2008
    they have almost every year.

    However, there's almost no chance they will this year. Apple likes to put a new iPhone into the market within a few weeks of announcing it. iOS 6 hasn't even been demoed yet, and they generally give devs several months with the new OS to port their apps, add new features, etc. So if they demo the iPhone at WWDC this year, that'd either mean a long time before it ships, or not much dev time to port before iOS 6 releases.

    I suppose a 3rd option would be releasing the new iPhone with iOS6 initially, but that would be against everything apple has ever done in the past
  16. Apple... macrumors 68020


    May 6, 2010
    The United States
    The first result that comes up says "WWDC 2010 Keynote Address, Apple today presented the new iPhone 4..."

    Yeah, that's useless.
  17. reclusive46 macrumors 65816


    Apr 14, 2011
    Unlikely it will be announced at WDDC this year but we have seen a lot of leaks.
  18. sentinelsx macrumors 68010

    Feb 28, 2011
    I don't get people who think community discussion should be decided by what they like to see on the forum and what they don't.
  19. Jedii thread starter macrumors regular

    Jan 20, 2012

    Jesus, how petty are you? Do you kno anything about how search results work?

    For me, it didn't OK? And it still doesn't.
  20. Apple... macrumors 68020


    May 6, 2010
    The United States
    That's too bad.
  21. lordofthereef macrumors G5


    Nov 29, 2011
    Boston, MA

    That is actually the first stand alone link you can click on in your query result. It tells you everything ever released at WWDC, at least up until the point we care about for this discussion (2007 - iPhone). It's not useless, you just need to learn how to interpret the data presented to you in a web search. You won't always see the answer in "The following phones were released at WWDC..." format.

    Now, I am not one to say "Google that first". You obviously did. Hopefully this helps you find useful information in future Google searches, as the answer often isn't spelled out for you.
  22. Interstella5555 macrumors 603


    Jun 30, 2008
    Perhaps it's because you searched for this "have apple ever release an iphone at wwdc"

    "iphone wwdc" clearly gives results that show that Apple always announces the new phone at WWDC, which is also a commonly known fact. You should be more concerned about learning to search; it will affect the results that come up.
  23. matttye macrumors 601

    Mar 25, 2009
    Lincoln, England
    It's very unlikely well see an iPhone at wwdc this year. Apple usually releases the beta version of the next iOS developers for several months before releasing the next device. As yet, iOS 6 has not been revealed or released, so expect the next phone to be about three months after wwdc.

    Looking forward to the iOS 6 reveal though :D


    I'd have just typed in "iPhone wikipedia" and looked through their various iPhone pages :D
  24. sulpfiction macrumors 68030


    Aug 16, 2011
    Philadelphia Area
    "sources"...that's funny.

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