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should i upgrade to iOS 7 (ipad2)

01-12-2014, 06:29 AM
#11
Joined: Dec 2012
Posts: 2,358
To put your mind at ease, google or check App Store reviews to ensure that your critical apps will actually work under iOS 7. Work as in not crashing constantly, not in as just being able to launch...
01-12-2014, 09:00 AM
#12
Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 881
I updated my iPad mini when castle of illusion was released, because it required it, all my other devices are still on iOS 6.

At first I absolutely loathed iOS 7 and thought I'd actually stop using my iPad mini because I couldn't stand it, but after a few days it became more and more easy to use.
Swiping up to get to the control centre is really good, I often need to change the brightness, take a photo, turn wifi on or off, and even play music.
I also really love the search bar being available by swiping down.
Makes searching quicker..
But there's stuff I don't like either, like multitasking takes a lot longer to close all apps, and sometimes my device gets confused which tab I opened and flickers between two, which drives me nuts.
I also hate how we have to restart our devices after we install a new app, otherwise the app won't show up.
Also hate how some icons are blackened out, or are white with geometrical lines over it when the app icon wasn't made for iOS 7.
And hate how many older, un-updated games won't run on iOS 7.
However, as of this month iOS 7 is a requirement of new games, so you are going to have to upgrade sooner or later if you want to be able to play those new games so you might as well just take the plunge and get it over with.
I'm glad I did back then, because there have been a ton of games that require iOS 7 that I have downloaded, that I would have been annoyed about if I hadn't of updated.

So, yeah iOS 7 takes a few days to get used to, but when you do, it's fine, and you'll need it in the long run to download new games. So just do it, and keep a secondary device on iOS 6 if you want.

Currently addicted to: Duet game, Threes, Tengami, Oquonie, Platforms Unlimited, Perloo, Wave Wave
01-13-2014, 06:22 AM
#13
Joined: Dec 2012
Posts: 2,358
Quote:
Originally Posted by Snozberry View Post
I updated my iPad mini when castle of illusion was released, because it required it, all my other devices are still on iOS 6.

At first I absolutely loathed iOS 7 and thought I'd actually stop using my iPad mini because I couldn't stand it, but after a few days it became more and more easy to use.
Swiping up to get to the control centre is really good, I often need to change the brightness, take a photo, turn wifi on or off, and even play music.
I also really love the search bar being available by swiping down.
Makes searching quicker..
But there's stuff I don't like either, like multitasking takes a lot longer to close all apps, and sometimes my device gets confused which tab I opened and flickers between two, which drives me nuts.
I also hate how we have to restart our devices after we install a new app, otherwise the app won't show up.
Also hate how some icons are blackened out, or are white with geometrical lines over it when the app icon wasn't made for iOS 7.
And hate how many older, un-updated games won't run on iOS 7.
However, as of this month iOS 7 is a requirement of new games, so you are going to have to upgrade sooner or later if you want to be able to play those new games so you might as well just take the plunge and get it over with.
I'm glad I did back then, because there have been a ton of games that require iOS 7 that I have downloaded, that I would have been annoyed about if I hadn't of updated.

So, yeah iOS 7 takes a few days to get used to, but when you do, it's fine, and you'll need it in the long run to download new games. So just do it, and keep a secondary device on iOS 6 if you want.
I absolutely love how multitasking is handled on iOS 7. just swipe up to terminate. Much faster than trying to hit the tiny X in iOS 6. I kill all my apps significantly faster this way.