As first noted by BGR, a link to download OS X Lion version 10.7.2 has briefly appeared in the iCloud section of the Developer Center, which is unaccessible at the moment of writing this. However, a screen taken by BGR confirms that Apple — it’s not clear whether mistakenly or not — inserted a link to download a new developer seed of Lion, which was publicly released earlier this week on the Mac App Store.
According to Apple, this new version of Lion “is being provided solely for testing iCloud”, which has received an update to beta 5 today as a standalone control panel to install on OS X. iCloud is due this Fall as announced by Apple at WWDC in June. It is unclear whether this build of Lion for iCloud testing will be released alongside iCloud later this year, but considering Lion has yet to see a maintenance update to version 10.7.1, it wouldn’t be a surprise to see 10.7.2 scheduled for launch when iCloud is ready, too.
Since the launch of new hardware last Wednesday, it was noted the new MacBook Airs carried a different OS X Lion build number, version 11A2063.
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