You're the Pundit: Why hasn't there been a new iOS 5 beta?

When it comes to forecasting the next big thing, we turn to our secret weapon: the TUAW braintrust. We put the question to you and let you have your go at it. Today's topic is iOS 5.

We last saw an iOS beta release back in August. That's well over a month ago, and as any developer can tell you, it was far from fully baked. Normally Apple ships updates every week or two, but not this time.

So why this long delay. Why has there been over a month without a new beta introduced? After all, before iOS 5 ships, developers need access to the Gold Master, so they can start the App Store submission process.

It normally takes Apple a couple of weeks to work through the huge influx once they give the green light to allow devs to submit with a new SDK.

You tell us. Place your vote in this poll and then join in the comments with all your predictions.


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