With the tears of joy barely dry on the cheeks of holiday recipients of the iPhone
5, there’s a report that Apple
is already testing the next generation of its iconic smartphone along with a new version of the iOS
According to The Next Web’s sources, developers have found app usage logs indicating that Apple is testing hardware with “iPhone 6,1” identifiers, and that the hardware has the iOS 7 operating system on board.
What’s more, TNW’s evidence suggests that, based on IP information, the app requests are coming from Apple’s Cupertino campus, which would indicate that Apple engineers are the ones doing the testing. The logs purportedly show that Apple is checking compatibility with some of the most popular apps in the App Store.
There’s not much additional information to be gleaned from the logs, but the sources indicated that iOS 7’s final features would be nailed down soon.