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Madaracs's Avatar Picture Madaracs – January 05, 2012 09:33AM Reply Quote
It's not just for iPhone anymore. This time it's personal.

A new thread to discuss all things IOS.

iPhone, iPod and iPad...

Warren Peace – September 14, 2017 09:37AM Reply Quote
"Pleased to meet you, hope you guess my name."
As one data point, iOS 11GM runs kind of clunky on an iPhone 6s. There are lots of jerky animations, and slow app launches. The phone gets very warm, too, the first day. We'll see if that happens again after my restart of the phone. If not, I suspect we'll see a point update for earlier phones that takes out some features in the name of smoothness and battery life.

El Jeffe – September 14, 2017 11:53AM Reply Quote
What a journey.
Hi THERE!

Mokers (Moderator) – September 14, 2017 12:39PM Reply Quote
Formerly Remy Martin
I use the reduce motion option get rid of a ton of those effects anyway.

ddt – September 14, 2017 02:06PM Reply Quote
Agreed -- though I'd forgotten all about it (turned on the reduce option really early on).

ddt

Mokers (Moderator) – September 14, 2017 03:01PM Reply Quote
Formerly Remy Martin
you should try the same in OS X. switching spaces is so much cleaner.

ddt – September 14, 2017 04:16PM Reply Quote
Ah, I know I should try using Spaces. I know.

ddt

El Jeffe – September 14, 2017 11:43PM Reply Quote
What a journey.
iTunes 12.7 appears to have removed my right-click > Sync for my iPod (nano 3g).
anyone know how to manually force sync at this point?

ddt – September 15, 2017 04:28AM Reply Quote
I've jiggered preferences enough (sorry, can't remember what steps I took) that a connected/wired device shows up as a little button in the upper left, to the right of the pop-up Music/Movies/TV Shows/Podcasts/Audio Books control. If I click on the device button, then there'll be a Sync button in the lower right.

I used to update apps in iTunes, update and organize podcast playlists in iTunes, then one step to sync. Now I need to monitor app updates on my phone (making sure I'm on wifi) and also do the latter via iTunes. Extra work, done multiple times a day.

ddt

El Jeffe – September 15, 2017 06:48AM Reply Quote
What a journey.
this is most out of left field change that caught me off guard.

John Willoughby – September 15, 2017 06:55AM Reply Quote
Cyberdyne Systems Customer Support
I think that you can set your iPhone to only update apps if you're on WiFi.

ddt – September 15, 2017 09:49AM Reply Quote
Yeah, I have that. I just hate having any notifications on my screen, so I want to be on top of it before I go anywhere where I won't be on Wifi.

ddt

porruka (Admin) – September 18, 2017 02:31PM Reply Quote
Failure is pre-greatness.
Interestingly, now that iTunes doesn't give access to apps through the interface, it doesn't delete the Mobile Applications it previously knew about. I'm guessing this remains part of the "to the machine" backup process.

Warren Peace – September 19, 2017 06:00AM Reply Quote
"Pleased to meet you, hope you guess my name."
I'm still seeing far higher power consumption under iOS 11 on my iPhone 62, though not to the point of making the phone hot to the touch (it's just warm all the time). Might want to give it a few days, now that it's generally available, to see how other people's phones react.

John Willoughby – September 19, 2017 06:07AM Reply Quote
Cyberdyne Systems Customer Support
iPhone 62?

ddt – September 19, 2017 06:49AM Reply Quote
Ha, I often typeconfuse 3 and E.

Who's pludging to iOS11? I'm going to hold off, as I have a 6S.

ETA: Ars tested 11 on a 5S (https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2017/09/ios-11-on-the-iphone-5s-slower-but-not-quite-slow/)

I might update my more-recent iPad, see how that is. I'd like to see some ARKit stuff.

ddt



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dharlow – September 19, 2017 07:53AM Reply Quote
Been running it on my 6S for a while, it is fine. Anything less I would be cautious.

John Willoughby – September 19, 2017 08:17AM Reply Quote
Cyberdyne Systems Customer Support
My 10" iPad Pro is fine with it. It's new enough that I'd be kind of pissed if it wasn't.

ddt – September 19, 2017 09:16AM Reply Quote
Thanks! Going to do it wirelessly with the iPad. Then I'll go read articles about how I'm forgetting to use all the new features.

ddt

dharlow – September 19, 2017 09:30AM Reply Quote
iOS 11 on the iPad is so much better than the previous versions.

El Jeffe – September 19, 2017 09:48AM Reply Quote
What a journey.
We need a CLIPPY to show us new features.

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