Apple’s CEO Tim Cook revealed today that the company plans on shipping its 700 millionth iOS device, just as it prepares to release its latest operating system. At a press event at its Cupertino headquarters, it was said that iOS 7 would become the most popular operating system in the market.
700 million iOS devices is still less than what Android currently has in the marketplace — Google’s Sundar Pinchai shared at the company’s I/O developer conference that there were 900 million activations.
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During the talk about Apple’s newest iOS version, the company brought out Craig Federighi, its Senior Vice President of Software Engineering, to talk about its release. “iOS 7 is so alive with depth,” he said, which probably shouldn’t surprise anyone who has seen it since the unveiling at the Worldwide Developer Conference earlier this year.
iOS 7 will be released on September 18 and will be available for the iPhone 4 and later, iPad 2 and later, iPad mini, and the fifth generation iPod touch.
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