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NewsPoster Jun 7, 2013 02:31 PM
iOS 7 banner appears at WWDC venue [u]
<strong>(Updated with OS X banner)</strong> Apple is already displaying a banner for iOS 7 in Moscone West in San Francisco, the venue for next week's Worldwide Developers Conference, photos indicate. The banner features a thin "7" in the rainbow colors of the WWDC 2013 logo. Behind the number is an image of a white, perforated surface.<br />
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Apple has previously announced that it will <a href="" rel='nofollow'>show the next versions of iOS and OS X</a> at WWDC, but <a href="" rel='nofollow'>putting up</a> an iOS 7 banner now is an unusually open admission given that the company hasn't formally revealed the firmware's name. The update is expected to be a major overhaul, ditching the skeuomorphism present in previous iOS releases in favor of a "flat" look. <br />
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An unveiling should take place during Apple's <a href="" rel='nofollow'>WWDC keynote</a>, which starts at 10AM Pacific time on Monday.<br />
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<em>Update:</em> An OS X banner has also gone up, with a thin "X" over top of a cresting wave.<br />
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[Images via <em>9to5Mac</em>]
bonaccij Jun 7, 2013 03:21 PM
An "X" over a "cresting wave"? Or an "X" over "Aqua"?? hmmmm.....
Lebensmuede Jun 7, 2013 03:27 PM
Them's a mighty skinny "X" and "7"...
Jeronimo2000 Jun 7, 2013 03:58 PM
They're skinny alright. Still, there's nothing like the understated beauty of Neue Helvetica 25 Ultra Light.
coffeetime Jun 7, 2013 05:23 PM
Oh, I get it. The skinny 7 and X stays within the same font family as the WWDC.
cashxx Jun 7, 2013 05:39 PM
No clue on what the hints are here. That X over the wave or aqua has me confused.....was hoping for a live stream for Monday's event. Can't wait!
phayd Jun 7, 2013 06:09 PM
I guess we're going with surfing now that the big cats are done? We've already done bondi. Pipeline? Supertubes? Uluwatu?
pairof9s Jun 8, 2013 08:18 AM
Wonder too, considering the wave, if Apple is moving away from the "cat" association with each Mac OS X version.
redcapzero Jun 9, 2013 10:19 AM

The (lip) pitch is scary vertical...Mavericks.
A local break.

Using Mavericks as an example, how about sharks: Great White, seeing that Mavericks is smack dab at the southern end of the Red Triangle.

Just a thought.
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