1. Rene Ritchie's Avatar
    This is it. Today's the day. If history is any indicator, iOS 6 should land at roughly 10am PDT/1pm EDT today. I'm hauling *** to get our review ready, but if you're waiting like we are, why not wait with us?

    What's your favorite new feature? Find any awesome hidden gems? Are you going to update over the air or install clean with iTunes? Anyone feeling left out because their device isn't getting something?

    There's so much to discuss! We'll get the rest of the writers and staff in here, maybe give away some more stuff, and in general have some fun.

    So, hang out and shout out. Who's ready for iOS 6?
    09-19-2012 09:04 AM
  2. eklenken's Avatar
    Waiting patiently. Unfortunately I will be in a meeting at about the time the update comes out.
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    09-19-2012 09:09 AM
  3. ReeseyKups's Avatar
    Waiting in DC.
    09-19-2012 09:11 AM
  4. micklpickl's Avatar
    I'm waiting in Austin, Texas. I'm most excited about bringing Siri to the new iPad.
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    09-19-2012 09:12 AM
  5. vemshnub's Avatar
    Anyone know the GMT time? Thanks in advanced.
    09-19-2012 09:13 AM
  6. GreenBerry84's Avatar
    I'm ready! Not sure what time it'll show up here in the UK, I'm hoping to update OTA if possible otherwise I'll dust off the laptop and go through iTunes! Favourite new feature I'm not sure, I won't get everything as I've only got a 4, but I'm still looking forward to updating!
    09-19-2012 09:13 AM
  7. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    I will be updating via iTunes and resetting as new.
    09-19-2012 09:14 AM
  8. Billboardman's Avatar
    Will it be available for the iPad 1?
    09-19-2012 09:14 AM
  9. Rene Ritchie's Avatar
    Hey Eklenken, for being first to join in, you get a $50 iTunes gift card. (Every party needs music, right?)

    Enjoy! (Michelle will follow up with you within the week)

    More fun stuff to come!
    09-19-2012 09:15 AM
  10. iRy757's Avatar
    Aaaaaaaand we're back!


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    09-19-2012 09:15 AM
  11. anon(153966)'s Avatar
    I've already made sure my iTunes is up to date, iPhone is backed up, etc. Now I'm just waiting.

    I'm not sure of the feature I'd like to try the most. But, more importantly I seriously hope it doesn't make the iPhone 4S slow or laggy...
    09-19-2012 09:15 AM
  12. bwgreen's Avatar
    Once the update comes out I'll be applying it OTA - I'll do the iTunes route only if I have to. There are a couple features that I am waiting for - the ability to have a specific mail account make a notification (I have 3 on my phone, but only one that I want notifications from) and auto-shutoff (or silence) and startup (kinda like what BB has).
    09-19-2012 09:17 AM
  13. Rene Ritchie's Avatar
    Sadly, Eric Cartman's mom didn't provide any punch and pie. I'm drinking coffee. Lots and lots of coffee.

    NO. SLEEP. TIL. iOS!
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    09-19-2012 09:17 AM
  14. iRy757's Avatar
    Love these threads you all post on here, makes the anticipation of waiting a bit less intense since my mind is occupied lol. Can we have one tomorrow night as well into Friday?! Please, please, please!


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    09-19-2012 09:17 AM
  15. Rene Ritchie's Avatar
    I almost always do a clean install with iTunes for a new OS. Otherwise I end up feeling like update cruft kludges up my battery life.

    It's a huge hassle, but I do it.
    09-19-2012 09:17 AM
  16. bigsmoove's Avatar
    i also got about 7 updates this morning too to installed apps...timing a coincidence i wonder...cant wait for the iOS 6 party. the wife loves at my geekness.
    09-19-2012 09:18 AM
  17. brooklyndon2911's Avatar
    whats going on my imore people cant wait to get this 0S6 in my phone.
    09-19-2012 09:19 AM
  18. eagle1252k3's Avatar
    will this be world wide?
    09-19-2012 09:19 AM
  19. k_kjong's Avatar
    doing a clean install through iTunes here. As a 4S user, felt relieved that I got all the new iOS 6 features.
    09-19-2012 09:19 AM
  20. gary.l.fletcher's Avatar
    Waiting impatiently in Bunker Hill, WV!
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    09-19-2012 09:19 AM
  21. iRy757's Avatar
    will this be world wide?
    Yupp. Here's a spread of the different times for ya. Attachment 18912


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    09-19-2012 09:20 AM
  22. big9erfan's Avatar
    Taking my MBP with me to work to backup and update since I won't be home till late late late after school tonight.
    09-19-2012 09:20 AM
  23. BLiNK's Avatar
    But, more importantly I seriously hope it doesn't make the iPhone 4S slow or laggy...
    no lag at all. in fact it is smoother than 5.1.1, IMHO
    09-19-2012 09:20 AM
  24. troystaylor's Avatar
    I'm hoping my iPhone 4 can pull the update OTA. With 5.0 I had to do a full restore after the update failed.
    09-19-2012 09:20 AM
  25. DaPhoneking's Avatar
    I already had iOS 6 GM loaded, but will be updating the girl's iPhone and the kids iPad. Can't wait to activate the single app mode on the kids iPad.
    09-19-2012 09:20 AM
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