Developers disappointed at Apple for just one day’s notice ahead of iOS 14 release today apps

Yesterday during its “Time Flies” event, Apple announced that iOS 14, iPadOS 14, watchOS 7, and TVOS 14 would be widely released today, allowing developers to submit their customized apps for review only One day notice will be received.

Although developers have had access to beta versions of the software update since June, many were caught off guard by Apple’s very short notice of the final release. By comparison, Apple began accepting apps built for iOS 13 on September 10 last year, while on September 19, a week before the software update was released.

iOS 14, iPadOS 14, watchOS 7 and TVOS 14 should be released to the public around 1:00 pm today. We have shared here a list of compatible devices for each software update. Note that Apple is yet to announce a release date for MacOS Big Sur.
In an email to the developers, Apple stated that all iOS and iPadOS apps presented on the App Store will have to be launched in April 2021 with the Xcode 12 and iOS 20 SDKs. Similarly, Apple revealed all WatchOS apps submitted to the App Store. Starting with April 2021, Xcode 12 and watchOS 7 need to be built with SDK.


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