IOS 5 .. Previewed AND Released ?!

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  1. Daniel97 macrumors 6502a

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    What do we think?

    Previewed at keynote followed by an immediate release?
     
  2. Skika macrumors 68030

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    Wouldn't developers need a preview first so they can test that their apps run smooth on iOS5? Before it is released to the general public.
     
  3. OllyW Moderator

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    That's how it's always been done.
     
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  5. Chundles macrumors G4

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    Preview and 1st Dev release today.

    Dev releases every two weeks for the next few months with a final release in conjunction with the next iPhone in September.

    Lion will get a ship date that will be quite soon.

    iCloud will get a thorough going-over and a possible release today.
     
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  7. MattZani macrumors 68030

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    The only way it could be released today is if very little changed, which we don't want!

    It's far more likely Lion is released today, that iOS5.
     
  8. The Californian macrumors 68040

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    Wirelessly posted (Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; U; CPU iPhone OS 4_3_3 like Mac OS X; en-us) AppleWebKit/533.17.9 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/5.0.2 Mobile/8J2 Safari/6533.18.5)

    I doubt it.
     
  9. kevingaffney macrumors 6502a

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    Spot on I would say
     
  10. jamied95 macrumors 6502

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    If iCloud is the new iTunes (which would be awesome especially if that's how they delivered software updates) then there's no point opening it up for general consumption until either Lion and/or iOS has shipped.
     
  11. this is funah macrumors 6502

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    OS updates always take some time... we'll most likely see a developer release of iOS 5 today alongside a limited launch of iCloud. Lion will probably be out in a month, as they will probably release a developer preview today as well...

    we'll see though, you never know if there's a clever way Apple updated the OS so that the apps are fully compatible, and just release APIs to the developers so they can use the new features.
     
  12. Vundu macrumors 65816

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    Yeah surely the beta releases have to happen to devs first.

    I am guessing they are aiming for September alongside the 4S or whatever it will end up being.
     
  13. DDustiNN macrumors 65816

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    Why do people insist on making misleading thread titles?
     
  14. Gix1k macrumors 68030

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  15. EddyP macrumors 6502

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    Seems like a pretty good guess to me. I'd bet on that.
     
  16. Small White Car macrumors G4

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    I think this is likely because so many iCloud features will depend on iOS 5 and Lion.

    In other words: "Here's 1/5 of iCloud...have fun with it!"

    So putting it out there today is not such a huge server-slamming rush for Apple. It won't be fully in-use yet.
     

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