By Stacy Liberatore For Dailymail.com
Published: 18:58 BST, 16 September 2020 | Updated: 19:41 BST, 16 September 2020
Many developers were blindsided by Apple's decision to launch its iOS 14 Wednesday, as many believed the release was not until next week.
The tech giant shared the news Tuesday during its 'Times Flies' event and although users are excited, developers were forced to work double time to meet the submission deadline.
The launch day is also used promote new app features via press releases, blog posts and social media, but the early release means developers are unable to market their technologies.
With the surprise announcement, many developers have flocked to Twitter to share their frustrations with the firm – mainly that it has burned developer goodwill.
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Many developers were blindsided with Apple's announcement to launch its iOS 14 Wednesday, as many believed the release was not until next week. Developers were forced to work double time to meet the submission deadline
Apple unveiled the Apple Watch Series 6 Tuesday at the virtual 'Times Flies,' along with a more affordable Watch SE, a new Air iPad and 8th Generation at the 8th Generation iPad.
However, the firm also snuck in the surprise release of the highly-anticipated iOS 14 during the show.
The software will be available on iPhone 6s and above, giving users access to a redesigned home screen, widget gallery and App clips, along with a new Siri interface.
Many developers were left in shock after hearing the news, as most of them have apps not ready for review – a process that can take anywhere from hours to days.
Apple unveiled the Apple Watch Series 6