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iOS 7 General Availability Pegged For September 10


iOS 7 General Availability Pegged For September 10

Apple released iOS 7 beta 6 from a few weeks and we didn't hear anything about releasing the iOS 7 GM or the general version until now.. While we expect to see a great things on September 10 like announcing a new generation iPhone, we also expect to see iOS 7 GA (General Availability) on September 10th...
Alleged email communication Siri partner Nuance sent to devs now indicates iOS 7 GA will also be released the same day, on September 10. GA? GM?
There are some caveats here…
The Next Web contributing writer Owen Williams posted the below email from Nuance to his personal blog, it reads:
As you are probably aware, iOS 7 GA will be released on September 10th.
The NDEV Program has pre-qualified that SpeechKit 1.4.5 works properly on iOS 7, but we encourage you to conduct own testing to ensure that when the upgrade happens, your Nuance speech services continue to work seamlessly.
First and foremost, I’m having a really hard time believing a Nuance email message would leak just like that. This is a company behind the Siri voice and an important Apple partner so surely they should know better than that.
What is the difference between GM and GA ?

In computer programming, a Gold Master refers to a final version of software ready for release to manufacturing. It’s (mostly) the same build that gets preloaded on actual devices prior to shipping.
GA refers to "General Availability". In the vast majority of cases, GM and GA builds are the same.

But as the time between GM and GA can be anywhere from days to weeks to months, in some instances a GA release can be slightly updated and won’t be quite the same as the GM build released to developers.

You may also wonder why release iOS 7 GA for public consumption on September 10 unless the new hardware goes on sale that same day. I find that hard to believe: most rumors point to the September 20 launch in Japan, and even later in the case of China.
So from the above and previous things we've been hearing, it looks like September 10 going to be a big day... Don't you think so ?

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