Apple's iOS 7 now accounts for 52 percent of iOS Web share one week after launch

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  • Reply 21 of 58
    quinney wrote: »
    I was planning to wait a couple weeks before downloading IOS7, but it seems Apple pushed the download to both my iPad 3 and iPhone 5 while they were plugged in recharging. I did not know they did things like that. Guess I might as well install it.

    The iOS7 upgrade is either installed on a device or it's not. Apple doesn't push a copy to the iDevices and have it sit their until you want to install it or not. What Apple does do it push a notification to your devices letting you know an upgrade is available by putting a badge on the "Settings" app.
  • Reply 22 of 58
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    Originally Posted by WardC View Post

     

    Dangit...no wonder I am having trouble installing on my iPad 1 and original iPhone. I can't believe Apple has dropped support for these devices...the original iPad only came out three years ago, and Apple no longer supports it. And they sold a boatload of those original iPads, too! I imagine most people have newer iPhones now, but many still have the original iPad.

     


     

    I noticed the response time on my iPad 2 is a tad slower since upgrading to iOS 7.  I can't imagine iOS 7 running well on the original iPad.

  • Reply 23 of 58
    davemcm76 wrote: »
    <span style="line-height:1.4em;">And after 15 months of </span>
    availability<span style="line-height:1.4em;"> Jelly Bean is still only at 36% - only 6% above Gingerbread which was released in November 2010... (</span>
    <a href="http://developer.android.com/about/dashboards/index.html" style="line-height:1.4em;" target="_blank">http://developer.android.com/about/dashboards/index.html</a>;
    <span style="line-height:1.4em;">) - t</span>
    his is why Apple fought so hard to control the software distribution for the iPhone so carriers couldn't just abandon update support for a handset when they get bored or it is too much effort. 

    <span style="line-height:1.4em;">It is a massive plus point for both users and developers too as customers know they can get the latest iOS for at least 3 years (even if performance on older hardware can sometimes be less than ideal - I'm looking at you iOS 4 on the iPhone 3G!) and this then means developers know that they can update their apps to take advantage of new APIs and code for the latest iOS release without risking leaving lots of customers unable to run their app.</span>

    Good points... Now contrast that with Microsoft, who normally charges for OS upgrades, and didn't even provide for a Windows Phone 7 upgrade to WinMo 8 for customers who bought their Nokia Win 7 phones a month or so before WinMo 8 came out. Pretty sad.

    With Android, many phones are sold with previous Android OS baked into them. They come, new and outdated.

    Life is so sweet in AppleLand...!
  • Reply 24 of 58
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    Originally Posted by GadgetCanadaV2 View Post

     

    What I find strange about that graph is how the spikes and dips for iOS6 and iOS7 almost seem to match over the 7 days even though the data is a year apart.


     

    I also found it weird at first, but given the scale of the graph, I think that the spikes and dips we're seeing are simply related to the time of the day. People are less likely to update during the night, except maybe for the first day or two.

  • Reply 25 of 58
    msuberly wrote: »
    I noticed the response time on my iPad 2 is a tad slower since upgrading to iOS 7.  I can't imagine iOS 7 running well on the original iPad.

    It cannot even install on an iPad 1. You are not given the option.

    On my iPad 3 it sped things up slightly.
  • Reply 26 of 58
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    Originally Posted by Macky the Macky View Post





    It's my understanding that the new iOS7 slows the 4 and 4s down about the same, so if the 4s is acceptable, then the 4 will be acceptable too.

     

    Awesome. Thanks. I think I will take the plunge. I'm hearing from some people who don't like the new IOS but I think it looks cleaner and more modern so I'm a fan.

  • Reply 27 of 58
    Originally Posted by Macky the Macky View Post

    The iOS7 upgrade is either installed on a device or it's not. Apple doesn't push a copy to the iDevices and have it sit their until you want to install it or not.

     

    Yeah, they do. You can choose not to verify and install immediately after downloading it. Then when you go to verify, it won’t have to redownload.

     

    Apple doesn’t download in the background, but you can download without installing.

  • Reply 28 of 58
    drblankdrblank Posts: 3,383member
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by Tallest Skil View Post

     

    Is Android 2.2 (and ABOVE) even on 50% of devices? <img class=" src="http://forums-files.appleinsider.com/images/smilies//lol.gif" /> 



    EDIT: Yep. :p

     

    iOS 7 is a week old. 2.3, Gingerbread, from December 2010, doesn’t have 50% of the market yet.


    Actually Gingerbread at one point had about 70%, but it's been slowly going down to about 30+%, but 4.3 has .01%, 4.2.2 has about 1%.....

  • Reply 29 of 58
    iPad 1 didn't get iOS 6 either.
  • Reply 30 of 58
    gtrgtr Posts: 3,231member
    In the same vein as the extremely detailed, and exceeding technical, in-depth review of the iPhone 5s by Anand Lai Shimpi of Anandtech (which can be found here: http://www.anandtech.com/show/7335/the-iphone-5s-review) I would like the present the following detailed report on iOS7.

    IT F*CKING ROCKS!!!

    That is all.
  • Reply 31 of 58
    robmrobm Posts: 1,068member
    Hi folks. I have updated to IOS 7 on an iPad 3 and it works great. My wife updated her iPhone 4s and it seems good too. What experience have you had on an iPhone 4? Does it slow things down at all? I haven't made the change yet until I know things operate pretty well. Thanks.

    Installed on iPhone 4 a week ago - no issues whatsoever. Runs fine.
    Any "slowness" is not noticeable at all.
  • Reply 32 of 58
    I just was over at BGR.com and here's how a lot of Samsung customers are moving up to iOS7, yeah... no kidding:

    iPhone 5s launch sparks 210% increase in Samsung trade-ins

    According to data provided to TUAW, Gazelle saw a monstrous 210% increase in the number of Samsung phones traded in using its service during the new iPhones%u2019 launch weekend. Overall, Gazelle said it handled about [U][B]four times more trade-ins[/B][/U] during this past weekend than it did during last year%u2019s iPhone 5 launch.

    Let's see Munster spin that factoid!!!!
  • Reply 33 of 58
    rogifanrogifan Posts: 10,669member
    And now apparently we have motion gate because a few people have complained about the parallax iOS 7 making them sick. :rolleyes: Never mind that it's probably a small number of users complaining about this and you can easily turn it off in settings. :rolleyes:
  • Reply 34 of 58
    negafox wrote: »
    If one thing Apple got right was to give carriers the middle finger and control their own devices.  AT&T users are still stuck with with Android 4.1 for their HTC One devices because of their carrier has yet to deploy any updates.

    It will be interesting to see how the CyanogenMod installer will work via Google Play.

    But you're forgetting that HTC first has to make 4.3 work for the One before AT&T can approve it.
  • Reply 35 of 58
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by Macky the Macky View Post





    It's my understanding that the new iOS7 slows the 4 and 4s down about the same, so if the 4s is acceptable, then the 4 will be acceptable too.

     

    It ran fine on my old 4s, not really laggy at all, so I dont know what the fuss was all about. I ran the beta all the way from the start on my 4s with a few issues but, they were all ironed out in the gm release.

  • Reply 36 of 58
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    Originally Posted by quinney View Post



    I was planning to wait a couple weeks before downloading IOS7, but it seems Apple pushed the download to both my iPad 3 and iPhone 5 while they were plugged in recharging. I did not know they did things like that. Guess I might as well install it.

     

    They dont automaticall install any os upgrade, you will be asked if you check in software update before anything is installed and even then you have to push the button to do so.

  • Reply 37 of 58
    Hi folks. I have updated to IOS 7 on an iPad 3 and it works great. My wife updated her iPhone 4s and it seems good too. What experience have you had on an iPhone 4? Does it slow things down at all? I haven't made the change yet until I know things operate pretty well. Thanks.

    I have found that typing is slightly more delayed, and Safari is quite slow at opening. Some apps crash now and then, but my battery life is slightly better with the upgrade. Overall it works well and I'm very happy, but I do miss not getting some of the features, like parallax and cool weather animations.
  • Reply 38 of 58
    jragostajragosta Posts: 10,473member
    I just was over at BGR.com and here's how a lot of Samsung customers are moving up to iOS7, yeah... no kidding:

    iPhone 5s launch sparks 210% increase in Samsung trade-ins

    According to data provided to TUAW, Gazelle saw a monstrous 210% increase in the number of Samsung phones traded in using its service during the new iPhones%u2019 launch weekend. Overall, Gazelle said it handled about four times more trade-ins during this past weekend than it did during last year%u2019s iPhone 5 launch.

    Let's see Munster spin that factoid!!!!

    But the high sales of the iPhone 5S is bad news for Apple because they rely too much on the 'iStone'. Didn't you get the memo? /s
  • Reply 39 of 58
    Wow! Am I the only one that gets this: Apple has hit a home run with iOS7 and the ip5s?
  • Reply 40 of 58

    It is truly amazing what Apple has done in the cellular industry (in the US). Before the iPhone, the carriers dictated the phone features (software and hardware), including the carrier branding/logo, even to the point of affecting the direction of engineering development of the phone. Apple has dramatically changed the playing field. I'm not sure if Android phones have the same influence (maybe Samsung). My guess is if it has a carrier logo on it, they don't have the influence.

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