A few images have been circulating the internet recently purporting to be screenshots of iOS 8. Unfortunately, a lot of people have been claiming them to be valid despite the fact they are blatantly faked.
The tell-tale sign on both of these screenshots is the Healthbook icon. These screenshots are using 9to5Mac’s Michael Steeber’s mockup of the Healthbook icon, which was produced as part of Mark Gurman’s reporting.
The current Healthbook icon can be found in these screenshots and uses a lighter shade of green.
It is also likely that the screenshots reuse Steeber’s iTunes Radio app icon, although this is hard to prove.
The first screenshot also includes a CarPlay app icon. This is wrong — CarPlay is not an app. The iPhone automatically enters CarPlay mode when you connect to a CarPlay accessory, but no app icon ever appears on the Home Screen.
This makes the rest of the new details very hard to believe. Although the Preview and TextEdit icons are cool-looking, there is no evidence to show that these are genuine. They are almost certainly not Apple icons. The same goes for Watch Utility; it is most likely not the real deal as shown by the evidence above.
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