will reportedly demo 5 with integration at WWDC 2011 but will not unveil a new , according to TechCrunch.
Some are already speculating that themay be pushed until 2012. But based on what we’re hearing right now, that will not be the case. Instead, it is expected to launch this fall, leading up to the all-important holiday shopping season. As is always the case with , plans can change in a heartbeat, but that is the plan right now.
TechCrunch believes that a falllaunch will make LTE more likely since the timeframe would give Apple a more vetted and lower power Qualcomm chip.
The site has also learned that the cloud will be a big part of the announcements at WWDC. They aren’t sure if this is iTunes in the cloud or something else; since an iTunes announcement would seem to go better with Apple’s fall iPod event.
Whispers suggest Apple could actually hold two fall events this year to handle the additional releases.
Finally, TechCrunch has learned thatwill be a big part of 5.
The use of Siri’s artificial intelligence and assistance technology is said to be deeply integrated into the OS for all the different services offered. And the team is now putting the finishing touches on the elements that will be demoed at WWDC, we hear. This tech may also be opened to developers for use in third-party apps — though that information isn’t quite as concrete.