iOS 6 GM - Due 12th Sept

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  1. 8a22a, Aug 8, 2012
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    8a22a macrumors 6502a

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  4. desithugsr macrumors member

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    assuming at least 2 weeks, but likely 3 (although there are plenty of forum responses showing significant amount of time before public releases).

    I put money on the 27th.
     
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    If Apple is on target to announce new iPhone on September 12 (which means GM will go out first week of September), there won't be enough room for another beta. All the past iOS releases had at least 1 month of code freeze internal beta before GM, as well as adding all the secret stuff for new hardware.
     
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    Not according to this graph.
    http://willhains.com/iOS-version-history
     
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    It's almost always a month between final beta and GM, so we're on the last beta here folks whether or not you believe me.

    That chart is inaccurate.
     
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    It's normally just OS bugs to fix though, with the all new Maps, iOS 6 is different.

    There's still a few million errors correct yet. There's about 20 in my hometown alone.
     
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    oh damn, WHAT HAVE I DONE!!!!
     
  13. nutmac macrumors 68040

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    Maps and Siri are more server side features. They don't need to update iOS to roll out new map data.
     
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    No major changes have been made in between betas so far it seems. The latest 3D cities added with beta 4 are not viewable on beta 3, so some critical data must be past of the iOS update.
     
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    I don't think there are really any changes to the Maps app to support these city additions, but most likely Apple is versioning their server Maps API and updating the version URLs with the beta releases.

    So, essentially, beta 4 is always looking at version 4 of the data on the server. Meanwhile, Apple developers are working on version 5 of the API, adding new cities, POIs, etc. When a new beta comes out, they point the app at a new version of the server API and start working on the next version. Eventually, when we get to a certain point, they'll push changes to whatever version the Maps app in iOS is pointing to, but for now they seem to be holding back changes while they develop.
     
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    Maps errors don't need an OS update.
     
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    Just did.
     
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    I had a dream about it last night but was mislabeled Beta 2 on an iPhone 6 which is actually the 8th generation phone in which Apple is going against the norm and making an extremely wide triangle phone and will call it the iPhone z3 gen9 and someone was throwing pickles at me.

    My dreams are hardly ever wrong!
     
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    i dont think the new phone is next month,
    i think we still got another beta, maybe 2 before we hit GM.
    theres still a decent amount of bugs floating around the OS.

    we will see another beta this month, and one next month before the GM,
    there is no way this is the final
     
  22. xboxphanatic macrumors member

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    I'll throw in my own prediction. :)

    I think on the 27th we'll get beta 5.

    Sept. 12 we'll have the event where the new iPhone will be announced and developers will get the GM build that day.

    Sept. 19th iOS 6 will be released to the public and on the 21st the New iPhone will be released.

    This is completely based on if the Sept. 12th rumor turns out to be true. Also based on previous iOS beta schedules with the exception of iOS5 as that release also required time to get several online services(iCloud and iTunes Match) ready at the same time.
     
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    LSD sounds fun! :D
     

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