Upgrade to 4.2 is it worth it?

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  1. Iamking

    Iamking iPF Novice

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    At this time would it be worth it to upgrade to 4.2? What would I lose or gain functions with this upgrade?
     
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    peled iPad Junkie

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    Do not wait - upgrade.
     
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    I upgraded on the first day it was available. I really forgot how my iPad was before the 4.2 update. If you are not a jailbreaker, upgrading to 4.2 will turn your iPad into a new machine.
     
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    Jail broke made sense for iPhone to unlock the device, I simply don't see a reason to jailbreak on iPad.
    Back to the original topic, UPGRADE right now! It is great.
     
  5. gentlefury

    gentlefury iPad Guru

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    Why wouldn't you want your device to be up to date and able to run everything properly?
     
  6. Thphilli

    Thphilli iPad Enthusiast

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    Battery life has taken a hit with 4.2.1, but it is a worthwhile upgrade regardless. I couldn't imagine running it without jailbreaking it though. Would be too annoying.

    So I would recommend if you plan on jailbreaking, go ahead and update. If you aren't going to jailbreak, I would probably not bother with it unless you are fully aware of the annoyances that it introduces like rendering the hardware switch useless and reducing battery life slightly.
     
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    iPadCharlie iPad Super Guru

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    I have not noticed any difference in battery life.
     
  8. jkhonea

    jkhonea iPad Fan

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    Neither have I, easily seems on par.
     
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    gentlefury iPad Guru

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    Battery life is identical...is your usage different?
     

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