As you'd expect, Apple [AAPL] is prosletyzing its iOS platform during its keynote speech today, revealing that is has become the number one mobile OS with a claimed 43 percent of the market -- and that iOS5 will ship on October 12. And will be free.
Apple's mobile gorilla
In a list of superlatives, the company's Scott Forstall dazzled us with statistics:
-- iTunes is number one for appsForstall took a moment to look at some of the new features within iOS 5:
-- over 18 billion apps downloaded so far
-- 1 billion apps downloaded each month
-- Apple has paid developers $3 billion so far.
The best thing? For many of us the wait is over -- the new mobile OS will ship on October 12, and will be free to download for supporting iOS devices.
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Also from yesterday's Apple's 'Let's Talk iPhone' event coverage, read: