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iOS 7 Ships September 18

ios7380Apple first unveiled iOS 7, the next version of its mobile operating system, back in June at its annual WWDC conference. Now, three months later, it’s finally ready to ship. The OS — which is a complete reimagining of the operating system on which the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch run — will debut a little over a week from now.

At a Tuesday morning special event, Apple said iOS 7 will ship on Sept. 18. It will be available for the iPhone 4 and later, the iPad 2 and later, the iPad mini and fifth-generation iPod touch.

The company’s price for the new OS, which, in addition to a new design boasts some 200 new features: Free. Said Senior VP of Engineering Craig Federighi, “It’s almost like getting an entirely new device.”


Twitter’s Tanking

December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik