Apple is Testing iOS 7.1 in Preparation for the New iPad 5 & Mini?

Only remaining two days, Apple will enter a new era ‘iOS 7′, then we’ll be able to download the official version of iOS 7.0 for our iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.You know, Apple is always one step ahead. According to 9to5Mac reported that Apple’s testing on iOS 7.0.1, iOS 7.0.2 and iOS 7 in their own internal, this conclusion is based on an analysis of data derived from web browsing.

iOS 7.1

According to the analysis, most of these new operating systems from Apple headquarters and the nearby places, so we can infer that Apple employees is testing and using these new versions. If we analyze accordance with the rule of Apple’s previous firmware update, iOS 7.0.1 and 7.0.2 will bring bug fixes for iOS 7.0, but 7.1 will be a major update to add new features, but also to follow with the new hardware release. New hardware mentioned here is likely that a new generation of iPad – including iPad 5 and iPad mini 2.

So far in 2013, Apple released a total of three new devices: Haswell MacBook Air, iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c, the company is expected to hold another product launch event in October this year, iPad 5, iPad mini 2, Haswell Retina MacBook Pro, Apple TV 4 and other devices are expected to debut in this event. In addition to iOS 7.1, OS X Mavericks also may be launched to public after the event in October.

This could delay the launch of iOS 7 jailbreak, which seems to be making good progress. Jailbreak developers tend to wait for a major versions like iOS 7.1 to be released before releasing a jailbreak to ensure that it has a longer shelf life.

[via: 9to5mac]

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