Those Irritating Update "Reminders"

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  1. Tuttle

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    Alright already! I am fed up with them. As much as I have enjoyed all my iPads---from first generation through my current Pro, I have had it!

    First, the general issue: With each update, which is usually geared up to take advantage of newer and faster hardware, my iPad runs slower because of the bloated OS running on my older hardware. Ergo, updating leads to obsolence of the hardware. So---I decide to pass on updating in the interest of maintaining the health of my current iPad---even though it means foregoing newer apps which take advantage of the newer hardware. (The ratchet effect? Newer hardware implies newer software which, in turn, implies the need for newer hardware, ad infinitum.) And, by the way, newer iPads every six months to one year is simply too fast!

    But things have reached a new low. Last night I decided to relax with a movie on my iPad. In the middle of the movie up pops that ****ed update "reminder"---and it froze my movie until I closed it and its follow on hasseling "tonight or sometime later" alert. Not even the option to say "don't call me, I'll call you!" I consider this an invasion of. privacy: I can't even watch a movie without Big Brother Apple breaking in on it!

    When will this harassment end?
     
  2. LannyC

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    Have you tried disabling App Store in Settings/Notifications?
     
  3. scifan57

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    You can also turn off the App Store by going to Settings>General>Restrictions>Installing Apps and In-App Purchases and turning them off. The App Store icon will disappear from your home screen and there will be no update notifications.
     
  4. grumpydwarf

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    Can somebody PLEASE PLEASE tell me what is PRO about the latest ipad 9.7 PRO! because I see very little difference between it and other models to make it PROFESSIONAL!??
     
  5. J. A.

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    Pro is not an abbreviation for "professional", afaik, it's simply a hint that this iPad uses the latest technology, i.e. components that make it faster and better than the devices before.

    There are differences to previous iPads. Some of the tasks you can do on the iPad Pro can't be done on iPad Air 2, e.g.
    iPad Pro - Experience
     
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    The most obvious difference between the iPad Pro models and other iPads is the ability to use the Apple Pencil along with the extra functionality it brings.
     
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    12meg pixel camera and true color
     
  8. Tuttle

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    Thanks a lot guys! Sounds like an acceptable workaround.
     
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    That's right, but only on the 9.7" iPad Pro.
     
  10. Tuttle

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    Well, Folks---unfortunately the suggested workarounds do not "work around!" I am still being harassed to update to 9.3.1,
     

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