Following today’s announcements, Apple has released the golden master version of iOS 8. The last iOS 8 beta seed for developers was released on August 4th with the push of iOS 8 beta 5. 9to5Mac previously reported to expect iOS 8 beta 5 to be the final developer beta before today’s iOS 8 GM seed.
iOS 8 is scheduled to be released over-the-air next week on September 17th for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch running iOS 7 with a list of new features including iCloud Drive; a new Health app; support for app extensions and third party keyboards; continuity features that bridge iPhone, iPad, and Mac; new Family Sharing functionality; and more. iOS 8 will support iPhone 4S and later, iPad 2/iPad mini and later, and iPod touch 5th generation.
The iOS 8 GM seed is available now via the iOS Developer Center. We’ll be digging in to the new seed and report on any changes in the new version. As always, email firstname.lastname@example.org if you see anything interesting.
-Xcode 6 GM seed and Apple TV Software Update GM are also available.
-Clock icon’s animated hands are much bolder.
-Several new wallpapers
-Tweaked iCloud icons including Backup
-Updated Passbook icon seen from leaked iPhone 6 video