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iPhone users are disappointed with the iOS 7.1 software update...
Mail Online ^ | March 15th 2014 | Alexandra Klausner

Posted on 03/15/2014 10:19:49 PM PDT by Mad Dawgg

Full Title: iPhone users are disappointed with the iOS 7.1 software update that's draining their batteries, erasing their contacts, and flipping their keyboards

With every new I-phone software update comes the potential for problems and the iOS 7.1 released on Monday is no exception.

Customer's say it's killing their phone batteries among other pesky glitches.

The iOS7.1 is the first major update to Apple's newest operating systems for iPhones and iPads and the apple community is lamenting poor battery charges, disappearing contacts, bad Bluetooth connections, keyboards oriented the wrong way, and the list goes on, reports the Huffington Post.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: apple; telecom
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1 posted on 03/15/2014 10:19:49 PM PDT by Mad Dawgg
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To: Mad Dawgg

I updated and have not had issues so far that I am aware of.


2 posted on 03/15/2014 10:21:12 PM PDT by acapesket
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To: Mad Dawgg

I’m disappointed in Apple stock prices.


3 posted on 03/15/2014 10:21:34 PM PDT by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: Mad Dawgg

I’ve seen no compelling reason to update from iOS 6.1.3


4 posted on 03/15/2014 10:23:12 PM PDT by null and void ( Obama is Law-Less because Republican "leaders" are BALL-LESS!!)
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To: Mad Dawgg
All iOS 7.1 does is add a few "cosmetic" features, very few meaningful functional changes and re-arranges a few options on the settings menu along with a Siri tweak.

NOT worth the trouble of an upgrade or losing the Jailbreak capabilities from the Evasion jailbreak.

I suspect I'm staying at iOS7 for quite some time.

5 posted on 03/15/2014 10:23:31 PM PDT by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: Mad Dawgg

I hear apple is coming out with a hockey puck shaped mouse for use with the iPhone.


6 posted on 03/15/2014 10:23:54 PM PDT by gunsequalfreedom (Conservative is not a label of convenience. It is a guide to your actions.)
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To: Swordmaker

Ping.


7 posted on 03/15/2014 10:34:14 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: Mad Dawgg

Just like Disney.


8 posted on 03/15/2014 10:38:32 PM PDT by Politicalkiddo (Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it. -M. Twain)
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To: Mad Dawgg

I haven’t noticed any difference


9 posted on 03/15/2014 10:42:05 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Mad Dawgg

Hmmm. I’m not having any problem and neither is my wife.


10 posted on 03/15/2014 10:43:49 PM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: acapesket
I updated and have not had issues so far that I am aware of.

I have not had any problems either, but I think maybe there is something about the battery. It is hard to tell, but none of those other things mentioned.

11 posted on 03/15/2014 10:51:37 PM PDT by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Vet 70-71 Msgt US Air Force, retired)
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To: acapesket

I had no problems, but a friend of mine posted that he lost all his contacts and he was out of town. He was pissed.


12 posted on 03/15/2014 11:04:26 PM PDT by Defiant (Let the Tea Party win, and we will declare peace on the American people and go home.)
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To: Mad Dawgg

Rush had a long monologue about this on Friday’s show.
His monologue is here found on his website: http://www.rushlimbaugh.com/daily/2014/03/14/iphone_ios_7_battery_illustration


13 posted on 03/15/2014 11:06:07 PM PDT by rawhide
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To: rawhide

Here is the actual monologue transcript:
http://www.rushlimbaugh.com/daily/2014/03/14/apple_talk_for_the_stick_to_the_issues_crowd


14 posted on 03/15/2014 11:08:09 PM PDT by rawhide
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To: Mad Dawgg

I like the update. Sorry it’s screwing up some phones.


15 posted on 03/16/2014 12:39:15 AM PDT by Tolkien (Grace is the Essence of the Gospel; Gratitude is the Essence of Ethics.)
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To: Mad Dawgg

When I first saw this update on my iPad, it seemed as if Jony had a little snit fit and decided to poke us in the eye (with BOLD) for dissing his original spare interface. “Too hard to read and navigate in Safari? Huh? How’s THIS?!?!”


16 posted on 03/16/2014 12:40:59 AM PDT by avenir (I'm pessimistic about man, but I'm optimistic about GOD!)
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To: acapesket
"I updated and have not had issues so far that I am aware of."

Same here.

17 posted on 03/16/2014 2:10:55 AM PDT by DeaconRed (Meanwhile, back at the Ranch. . . . . ZERO still as stupid and incompetent as ever! ! !)
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To: acapesket

Nor have I except for the appearance of some old photos in my camera roll. Other than that no problems. The FUDsters are always PAYING to spread the lies.


18 posted on 03/16/2014 3:19:23 AM PDT by Swordmaker (This tag line is a Microsoft insult free zone... but if the insults to Mac users continue...)
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To: usconservative
All iOS 7.1 does is add a few "cosmetic" features, very few meaningful functional changes and re-arranges a few options on the settings menu along with a Siri tweak.

NOT worth the trouble of an upgrade or losing the Jailbreak capabilities from the Evasion jailbreak.

I suspect I'm staying at iOS7 for quite some time.

It actually fixes quite a few issues, Uscon. Fonts are better, speed is much better in many ways. Snappier, to coin a much over used word. Appearance of the keyboard is far better, for example. As usual, in an iOS update, there are new features. It's worth doing. . . and it closes some security holes.

19 posted on 03/16/2014 3:24:31 AM PDT by Swordmaker (This tag line is a Microsoft insult free zone... but if the insults to Mac users continue...)
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To: Mad Dawgg

No problems here.


20 posted on 03/16/2014 3:30:09 AM PDT by Fzob (Jesus + anything = nothing, Jesus + nothing = everything)
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To: Mad Dawgg

Maybe that explains why my battery is draining so fast, even though I’ve shut off some of the activities that use power.


21 posted on 03/16/2014 3:30:12 AM PDT by ottbmare (the OTTB mare, now a proud Marine Mom)
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To: avenir
When I first saw this update on my iPad, it seemed as if Jony had a little snit fit and decided to poke us in the eye (with BOLD) for dissing his original spare interface. “Too hard to read and navigate in Safari? Huh? How’s THIS?!?!”

Avinir, the bold was simply because a lot of us had turned BOLD on in the settings to make the fonts darker and more readable at the change from iOS 6 to iOS 7. Now that they've corrected THAT FUBAR, the bold setting needs to be turned off again. You have to do that. Go to Settings > General > Accessibility > Bold Text and turn it off. Voilá, done. Everything is back to normal. Jonny listened to us and corrected his Faux Pas.

22 posted on 03/16/2014 3:32:43 AM PDT by Swordmaker (This tag line is a Microsoft insult free zone... but if the insults to Mac users continue...)
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To: ottbmare
Maybe that explains why my battery is draining so fast, even though I’ve shut off some of the activities that use power.

Try doing a force quit cold start by holding the off switch and the home button for ten seconds to shut your device down, then start it normally. That fixes most cases of battery drain.

23 posted on 03/16/2014 3:35:54 AM PDT by Swordmaker (This tag line is a Microsoft insult free zone... but if the insults to Mac users continue...)
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To: ottbmare

If that fails, go into settings > General > Reset > Reset All Settings. This will reset all variables without erasing your contents, documents, and pictures. You may have to put in some passwords, and I recommend assuring your backup is current before doing this.

If this doesn’t solve the issue, Apple says to reset EVERYTHING and Restore.


24 posted on 03/16/2014 3:41:18 AM PDT by Swordmaker (This tag line is a Microsoft insult free zone... but if the insults to Mac users continue...)
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To: Mad Dawgg

I have had zero problems on my iPad or IPhone as well. Moreoever, the key pads on both are now MUCH-easier to read and respond better. If your battery is drawing too fast, check to see how many apps you have open and close some. Double click on the home button to see what is open, and scroll them up to close each.


25 posted on 03/16/2014 4:25:21 AM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: Mad Dawgg

“iPhone users are disappointed”

Yep but the little minions will continue to purchase from the fatted calf.

JB (oh boy did I just open the flood gates.. :) )


26 posted on 03/16/2014 5:03:55 AM PDT by thatjoeguy (Every law passed is one person forcing their morals on someone else.)
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To: null and void

Do not update if you can avoid it.

I am full of regret.

It wrecked my iPhone.

Horrid GUI and battery drains fast even when it’s not on.

Miserable.

:(


27 posted on 03/16/2014 5:08:49 AM PDT by Salamander (Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?)
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To: Mad Dawgg

Rush had a “fix” for this on his Friday show; involved turning-off the unit to reset it, and resetting back ground apps, or something. Anyone remember?


28 posted on 03/16/2014 5:16:24 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: carriage_hill

http://www.rushlimbaugh.com/daily/2014/03/14/apple_talk_for_the_stick_to_the_issues_crowd


29 posted on 03/16/2014 5:21:56 AM PDT by sheikdetailfeather (Yuri Bezmenov (KGB Defector) - "Kick The Communists Out of Your Govt. & Don't Accept Their Goodies.")
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To: carriage_hill

“...ground apps...”

some apps/settings. Need more coffee.


30 posted on 03/16/2014 5:31:35 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

You got it; didn’t read down far enough. Still on 1st mug opf coffee. (((smile)))


31 posted on 03/16/2014 5:32:54 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: carriage_hill

LOL! I have a 4S but now I am afraid to update.


32 posted on 03/16/2014 5:39:04 AM PDT by sheikdetailfeather (Yuri Bezmenov (KGB Defector) - "Kick The Communists Out of Your Govt. & Don't Accept Their Goodies.")
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To: 12th_Monkey

Articles like this one are part of the reason for the fall, as well as options traders and other hedge funds betting against the price - so it is in their financial interests to see the price fall or sometimes rise - depending on their bets.


33 posted on 03/16/2014 5:46:44 AM PDT by PIF (They came for me and mine ... now it is your turn ...)
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To: sheikdetailfeather
We have 3 4s’s in the house and we have had zero problems after the update.

AND, I do like the apparent contrast/brightness change that seems to have happened to the home screen (or my old eyes just happened to have gotten better at the same time!).

34 posted on 03/16/2014 5:53:35 AM PDT by harpu ( "...it's better to be hated for who you are than loved for someone you're not!")
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To: carriage_hill

5 tips to fix your iPhone and iPad battery life problems on iOS 7.1!

http://www.imore.com/iphon-ipad-ios-71-5-tips-fix-your-battery-life-problems


35 posted on 03/16/2014 6:03:22 AM PDT by sheikdetailfeather (Yuri Bezmenov (KGB Defector) - "Kick The Communists Out of Your Govt. & Don't Accept Their Goodies.")
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To: harpu

Thanks for your input! Maybe I will chance it.


36 posted on 03/16/2014 6:04:12 AM PDT by sheikdetailfeather (Yuri Bezmenov (KGB Defector) - "Kick The Communists Out of Your Govt. & Don't Accept Their Goodies.")
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To: harpu

I am downloading it now. It tells me “one hour remaining.” Geesh. That is a long time.


37 posted on 03/16/2014 6:10:45 AM PDT by sheikdetailfeather (Yuri Bezmenov (KGB Defector) - "Kick The Communists Out of Your Govt. & Don't Accept Their Goodies.")
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To: Mad Dawgg

yep.

And the new CEO is actually telling investors they should sell!

I am done with Apple now. Moving totally to android now.


38 posted on 03/16/2014 6:15:29 AM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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To: Mad Dawgg

No problems after the upgrade for me and there was a security exposure it was supposed to fix.


39 posted on 03/16/2014 6:40:10 AM PDT by Dilbert56
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To: Mad Dawgg

I’m not having issues either. I turned a lot of crap off however. That is probably the issue, push email, background processing, third party apps, and other fancy schmancy gismo’s.

As much as I despise Apple’ Cook, it is still the best product on the market for my needs, and Google’s Android is still the worse of the two evils.


40 posted on 03/16/2014 6:52:30 AM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: carriage_hill

Don’t listen to Rush at all so no clue what he said, but do a “hard” reset. Hold on/off button down as you press the home button. After 10 seconds it does a hard reboot. That eliminates most related issues.

My update running fine and I like the changes quite a bit.


41 posted on 03/16/2014 7:09:50 AM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: Swordmaker

I’ll wait for the jailbreak and Apple to fix the bugs in the new iOS before I upgrade.


42 posted on 03/16/2014 7:11:17 AM PDT by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: Mad Dawgg

I still haven’t updated yet, holding out for now...


43 posted on 03/16/2014 7:21:41 AM PDT by BuddaBudd (F U B O)
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To: Defiant

I know someone who also lost all their contacts and was lucky they were on the cloud backup.


44 posted on 03/16/2014 7:26:11 AM PDT by US_MilitaryRules (Tastes like Heaven, Burns like Hell! Mmmmmm. What is it?)
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To: PIF

it’s a stock thats being played with by the high rollers


45 posted on 03/16/2014 7:57:43 AM PDT by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: Salamander

As I said. No compelling reason. I used to be the guy first in line for any new technology. Not anymore. Let someone else be the beta (or in the case of microsoft, the alpha) tester.


46 posted on 03/16/2014 8:05:41 AM PDT by null and void ( Obama is Law-Less because Republican "leaders" are BALL-LESS!!)
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To: Mad Dawgg

Mime’s working fine, and so’s my Wife’s.
The only issue I have is my, “Other,” area fills up if I’m watching movies on my iPhone over the LAN at home from my iTunes library. Only way I’ve found to empty it is to restore it. Never had that problem with the 3GS or 4S models.


47 posted on 03/16/2014 8:19:52 AM PDT by RandallFlagg ("I said I never had much use for one. Never said I didn't know how to use it." --Quigley)
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To: RandallFlagg

mime’s = mine’s


48 posted on 03/16/2014 8:20:12 AM PDT by RandallFlagg ("I said I never had much use for one. Never said I didn't know how to use it." --Quigley)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

Just imagine if Apple and Tesla merged..

and floated off into space on a giant saucer..

built by Elon Moosk and Timmy ‘who burnt the apple turn-over’ Cook.

My wife and I have agreed that an iPhone that no one can master is not worth tossing a relationship over.

From, iPod to iTouch to iPhone to the iBlow-OSes..

there have been moments.. then add iTunes to the mix..

oh man.

Her phone seems to be behaving , done the hard reset, soft hard, hard soft, .. at least I can open my Galaxy to reseat the battery without a jeweler’s screwdriver assist.


49 posted on 03/16/2014 10:08:15 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi - Revolution is a'brewin!!!)
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To: Mad Dawgg

And you paid $600 for it. Live it up, iPhone morons.


50 posted on 03/16/2014 2:35:57 PM PDT by Excuse_My_Bellicosity (Liberalism is a social disease.)
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