Apple Releases iOS 6 Golden Master to Developers

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Apple has seeded the Golden Master (GM) version of iOS 6 to developers today. The GM release represents the final version that will be shipped to customers. Apple will be releasing iOS 6 to customers as a free download on September 19th.

Apple has provided an extensive preview of what's new in iOS 6. This includes Maps with turn-by-turn directions, enhancements to Siri, a new Passbook app, Safari improvements and more.

iOS 6 will be available for the iPhone 4S, 4, 3GS, new iPad, iPad 2 and 4th generation iPod Touch.

Top Rated Comments

DanR16 Avatar
130 months ago
You don't. Either pay the $99 now or wait like all the other non-devs.

OMG It's the geek police, quick run or they'll arrest you for downloading a free bit of software a week early!!:eek::eek:
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
dra Avatar
130 months ago
37 apps to update to fit that lovely iPhone 5 screen oooo is going to be a long week :rolleyes:
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
nostresshere Avatar
130 months ago
....

iOS 6 will be available for the iPhone 4S, 4, 3GS, new iPad, iPad 2 and 4th generation iPod Touch.
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Sure hope it is available for the Iphone 5 as well.

LOL!
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
AppleMooseMan Avatar
130 months ago
Confirmed: iOS 6 GM cannot be downloaded via OTA, you need to manually update: https://twitter.com/*****/statuses/245982296195350528

For anyone wondering, I just installed iOS6 GM on a device not registered to my dev account, it works fine.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
5t3f4n Avatar
130 months ago
I think it's pretty ridiculous that they support iPhone 3GS, but not the original iPad. They were still selling the original iPad about a year and a half ago. They still have original iPads that under warranty.

I guess when you buy an Apple product now, you can expect to be dumped from software support before your device is even old?
How can you acknowledge Apple's support for the iPhone 3GS,
yet claim they don't support old devices in the same post?
Rather than being disappointed that they don't support both, you should be impressed that they support one.
If these were Android devices we would be lucky to get updates for the iPhone 4S.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
TheRainKing Avatar
130 months ago
Yeaaaaah!!!! Oh wait I'm not a developer. :(
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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