Guess this is the secret of apple :)

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  1. Kieron

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    Hi all, I found an interesting "secret" of apple's each updates recently. I tried my friends iPhone 3g last time with 3.1.3 firmware, ummm..soo slow comparing to my iPhone 4 with 4.3 firmware. Then I guess for each update apple did, it tends to slow down your idevice~~~~~ that's y ppl always find their iPhone or iPads are getting slower and slower after 2 or 3 years. And it's a very smart technique for mr.jobs to keep us buying and updating our devices.
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    So my advice is (personally) If u have an iPad 2, stay on 4.X, don't update to 5.x or even further. Same as people have iPhone 4, dont touch 5.x~~~~

    P.S. This does NOT apply to people with big big money and super apple fans~~XD have a nice day..~

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  2. doubledown7d

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    I think the truth to this is that as your current processor ages the newer OSs require more and more processing power to keep up with new features. Same as with every other OS and processor combo. Takes more muscle to push bigger features.
     
  3. Kieron

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    A ha...that might be the reason...thanks for sharing

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  4. jacksonian

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    Most users demand new features that require more powerful hardware. If you don't want the new features, then yes, don't do the update unless you want to spend the money for new hardware. Apple's not forcing you to update to the new software to make you buy something new.

    And this is the same thing we've been doing with Windows and every other computer product since they were created. So it's not an Apple secret.
     
  5. Rudinater

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    I never load "New" updates. It is not uncommon at all for a new update to screw something up. Every at best it adds some "feature" that I at best will never use or just plain do not want on my computer.

    Always read what the update does, if you are not having problems don't install it.
     
  6. GenerationX

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    Well people buy the latest apple product regardless, if this is their actual plan or not
     
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    A phone/pc will not be as fast as aphone sold now. I don't believe this is true.
     
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    I don't need more features on my iPad2, especially if it's going to be at the expence of speed. I like mine just the way it is. Now to stop downloads. When I select my iPad after it connects with iTunes, there is a section that allows you to check for updates, and to the right of that it mentions (on mine) that my software is up-to-date. My concern, since I haven't dealt with this as yet, does the iPad automatically update or do I infact have manual control over it? If so how do I do that please. Thanks.
     
  9. JJK

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    I believe in Itunes you have 3 options:
    1) Download and install
    2) Download
    3) Don't ask again for this version

    If you do not want to update, just choose 3

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    One little gotcha, I think it only offers number 3 the SECOND time it asks the question for a new firmware... cheeky Apple!
    So first time it asks, make sure you just "cancel" the dialogue box, then next time you can say, don't ask me again!
     

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