1. msbaylor's Avatar
    12:29 pm CST
    06-21-2010 02:30 AM
  2. PhortyPhour's Avatar
    I wish Apple would just give us an exact time!
    That way certain individuals could at least try to get some sleep....
    06-21-2010 02:36 AM
  3. nycpnut's Avatar
    I guess arguments can be made on both sides.

    If you announce a release time (or hour range) then you almost guarantee those first hours possibly overloading your servers. However, at least they can prepare for that, right?

    On the other hand, if you don't announce a release time, you risk infuriating (but most likely not alienating) your customer base, right? Also, by announcing it in advance (at 4:00 AM EDT, for example) you might have a huge hit right away, but that would almost guarantee that the normal "peak" hour traffic would be mitigated, right?

    I dunno. I'm an impatient child. I've a busy day tomorrow, won't be near a computer and I just *want it now*!
    06-21-2010 03:02 AM
  4. taylorh's Avatar
    The downloads are hosted on "the cloud." I believe Apple uses Akami. So there is plenty of bandwidth to handle the sudden demand of downloads....all at once.

    Apple hasn't announced when because they're going to remain consistent. They never announce when and don't want to set a precedent otherwise.
    06-21-2010 03:41 AM
  5. nycpnut's Avatar
    You know something, taylorh? That sounds like the most plausible explanation. You're absolutely right.

    Once they announce something in advance, everything else will need to be.

    Funny. Can't believe I never thought about that.
    06-21-2010 03:49 AM
  6. AppleNewsFlash's Avatar
    It sucks I'm goi g away the week apple launches the phone and a new os
    06-21-2010 04:38 AM
  7. Dalekkiller's Avatar
    It sucks having to wait all day here in the UK. Last time I updated there was a server overload so it would make more sense to release the upgrade st different times according to which country you live in. Given I've got a 3G the update isn't that major for me it just gives me something to play with until I (hopefully) get a new iPhone on Thursday.
    06-21-2010 12:41 PM
  8. eprisencc's Avatar
    I've downloaded it already and it works great with gold master.
    06-21-2010 01:00 PM
  9. kzilla's Avatar
    iOS4 just hit. I'm downloading it now.

    cheers
    06-21-2010 01:04 PM
  10. iquinn's Avatar
    IOS 4 is now LIVE on the west coast. 10:00am pst was the time.
    06-21-2010 01:04 PM
  11. xxjokerxx's Avatar
    Boom son! Im downloading it now! 43 minutes remain.
    06-21-2010 01:07 PM
  12. eprisencc's Avatar
    Its still not showing up for me. Will there be any problems recognizing the upgrade if you are running 4.0 gm?
    06-21-2010 01:07 PM
  13. eprisencc's Avatar
    Found the problem, you have to do a restore and not just upgrade in order for it to see 4.0. Its downloading now. Boom!
    06-21-2010 01:11 PM
  14. OlegWasHere's Avatar
    Restored Last Night To Non JailBroken 3.1.3 3gs
    started download about 1:38 eastern time and am up and running with two syncs in already
    works great and took under half an hour.
    06-21-2010 02:08 PM
  15. Hack-My-i's Avatar
    soooo....any updates?
    06-21-2010 03:44 PM
  16. Dalekkiller's Avatar
    I downloaded the update but my 3G was stuck at the backup stage so I haven't been able to upgrade. Going by the Apple discussion forums, I'm not the only one with this problem. Hoping to get an iPhone 4 on Thursday so I'm not too bothered especially as the 3G doesn't get all the really cool features.
    06-22-2010 09:52 AM
  17. soulfulzeta's Avatar
    Trust me, OS4 is way better than having your phone jailbroken. It's amazing. I was floored by how smooth and fast everything is, every little thing has been improved. And app switching (for me) eliminates the need for most jailbreak programs that I loved, like biteSMS and SBSettings. I will still end up jailbreaking to get those things, but this is definitely holding me over. 4.0 is really awesome.

    This makes me want to un-jailbreak but I just hopped abroad with Bite SMS and that's amazing. I think I want to keep a little awhile longer, especially since the unlock was just released.
    06-22-2010 10:07 AM
  18. Hack-My-i's Avatar
    This makes me want to un-jailbreak but I just hopped abroad with Bite SMS and that's amazing. I think I want to keep a little awhile longer, especially since the unlock was just released.
    the unlock for...???
    06-22-2010 02:21 PM
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