New Claim of iOS 4.2 Launch on November 24th as Revised iPad Build Surfaces
Rumored release dates for iOS 4.2 continue to fly fast and furious, with The Telegraph now reporting that the update is set to launch on November 24th, the day before Thanksgiving in the United States.
The iOS 4.2 software update had been expected today, but Apple has delayed it release until Nov 24, a reliable source has told the Telegraph.
Apple has refused to comment on the speculation, stating only that it had said the software update would be released in November.
But a source that works closely with Apple said that the company had shelved its original plan to release the software update today, and had instead pushed back the launch until later this month.
The report comes as Apple appears to have pushed out a tweaked version of the iOS 4.2 golden master for iPad to developers, moving from Build 8C134 seeded to developers on November 1st to a new Build 8C134b.
Apple had been rumored to be releasing iOS 4.2 today
, but a pair of reports published late yesterday indicated that a public launch would not occur until at least next Tuesday
. Rumors had pointed to issues with Wi-Fi connectivity on the iPad as reasons for pushing the public release back from Apple's initial internal plans, and the appearance of a new iPad build today could lend some credence to that claim.
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