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OS X Mavericks Server goes Gold Master (GM), developers go get it!

Some two weeks behind the regular version, today OS X Mavericks Server has hit Gold Master (GM) ahead of a potentially imminent release. As usual with GM builds, unless any showstoppers are found, this is the version that will push out to customers, quite possibly before the month is out.

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iOS 7 Gold Master now available, developers go get it!

As we might have suspected prior to todays iPhone event out in Cupertino, the Gold Master (GM) build of iOS 7 is now available for developers to download. This comes ahead of the public release of iOS 7 on September 18.

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iOS 5.1 gold master rumored to have passed quality assurance testing

The long-in-beta iOS 5.1 software has a Gold Master (GM) candidate, build 9B176, and has passed quality assurance (QA) testing by Apple and their carrier partners. According to Will strafach of Chronic Wire:

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Apple posts iOS 5 GM seed for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch

As announced at Apple's Let’s talk iPhone event, the Gold Master seed of iOS 5 for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch is now available for download. Developers can grab the download via and start testing their apps out on it to ensure compatibility.

If you’re a registered developer go grab it now. If you notice any changes, drop us a line or let us know in comments!

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Apple resetting developers iOS 5 iCloud backups on September 22nd

Apple has announced that it intends to reset developer iCloud Backup data on Thursday, September 22nd. The announcement was made on the Apple Developer Boards. The reason may be that Apple is getting ready to release the iOS 5 GM.

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iOS 4.2 GM for iPhone, iPod touch, iPad released to developers

Now we know why Apple didn't release an updated iOS 4.2 beta for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad last week -- they just released the GM (Gold Master) for developers. This is the typically the final version given to developers ahead of time so they can test it on their apps and make sure everything is working before the release goes public.

No word yet on what if any changes or new features might have snuck into this iOS 4.2 build, but if you come across any let us know in comments or drop us a line.

Check out our complete iOS 4.2 beta walkthrough for the features so far.

UPDATE: AirPlay is still audio-only to Apple TV. Maybe iOS 4.2 for Apple TV will be required to enable that? There's a new AirPlay icon, however, and the multitasking dock has even more functionality than before. Pics after the break!

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iOS 4 GM jailbroken one day within release

The Gold Master of iOS 4 that was just released yesterday after Steve Jobs WWDC keynote has already been jailbroken by msft.guy. This was accomplished by using some hackery along with the Dev Teams's existing Pwnagetool.

The Dev Team has stated that they do have a working jailbreak for the final iOS 4 but we will not see that until June 21st or shortly there after so it may be wise to hold off on this particular hack. But if you are feeling brave and just have to jailbreak your iPhone 3GS running the iOS 4 GM then feel free to give it a try using these directions here.

Video after the break!

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iOS 4 Gold Master seed available today

Apple has announced as part of their WWDC 2010 keynote that iOS 4 (previously iPhone OS 4) will go Gold Master (GM) today. That means devs should be able to get it via and begin testing their apps for release... alongside the new iPhone 4.

More as this develops!

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iPhone 3.2 SDK for iPad goes Gold Master

Apple has released the final Gold Master (GM) seed of iPhone 3.2 SDK for iPad, get it now via

iPhone SDK 3.2 GM Seed is now available. Starting today, all iPad apps submitted must be built using this release.

All members of the iPhone Developer Program can submit their iPad apps to iTunes Connect for review and approval. If you did not submit your app during the initial review period, but upload it by March 31, it will be reviewed but may not make the grand opening of the iPad App Store.

Make sure you read the iPhone SDK GM Seed Release Notes before installing and developing with this release.

Furthermore, 9to5Mac notes that an additional email has gone out to developers telling them they need those final apps in for approval by March 31, 5pm PDT. Any time after that and there's no guarantees your app will be in there for launch.

(And hey, if you want to help TiPb out with coverage of your iPad app,

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Updated: Apple Releases iPhone 3.0 Gold Master to Developers + WARNING!

Apple has made the GM (gold master), or final version of iPhone 3.0 available to developers via in advance of June 17th public release.

Apple VP of iPhone Software, Scott Forstall, reminded developers to download it, test against it, and if their apps didn't work, to get updates done and fast!

WARNING updated: yeah, we got the full text and it applies only as outlined in the comments below. Thanks everyone, we try to err on the side of caution. Luckily devs had access

If you're not a legit developer who needs this now, more than ever -- stay away!

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