Even after the last moment fiasco of HealthKit feature of iOS 8, Apple has finally made iOS 8 live as per the time table. If you were among those who were holding their breath for iOS 8 to be made public, the moment has arrived. You can upgrade your compatible iPhone, iPod or iPad to iOS 8 right now.
There are two ways of upgrading to iOS 8. You can either go to Settings – General – Software Update and select download option to upgrade to iOS 8 without losing your data and without the need for restoring the data from iTunes. The other method of upgrading to iOS 8 is to use IPSW files for your device and doing a complete restore.
If you are planning to do a complete restore, you will need t download iOS 8 IPSW file for your iPhone, iPod or iPod model. Below are the direct download links to iOS 8. Just right click on the link and click save as. Or you can simply click on the link to start the download.