Apple Releases iOS 8 To Developers, Available To Consumers This Fall

At its WWDC event this morning, Apple announced that the upcoming update to its mobile operating system, iOS 8, will be available this fall. Developers will be able to download it today, but Apple is breaking new ground by making its desktop operating system available to the public before its final release.

iOS 8 brings seamless transitions between your phone, tablet, and Mac, a new predictive keyboard, SnapChat-like features in Messages, and the new Health app, which collects data from third-party apps into one convenient location, among many other new features. The update will be available to the public for free this fall. Here’s a list of the devices on which eligible developers can install iOS 8:


Update: A previous version of this post said that a public beta of iOS 8 would be available this summer, which is incorrect.