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iPhone OS 3.1 breaks some games!!

09-10-2009, 03:28 AM
#1
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iPhone OS 3.1 breaks some games!!

I can confirm that iPhone OS 3.1 breaks Vans SK8: Pool Service. The music doesn't play and the game immediately crashes as soon as the skater tries to perform a trick!!

What other games are broken by OS 3.1??

Feel free to add any incompatible games to this thread!
09-10-2009, 03:33 AM
#2
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alot of games run slower on 3.1!
my brother says that NFSU runns slower on his 1G touch now!

09-10-2009, 05:46 AM
#3
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My Gang$tar runs smooth now. No more pauses.

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09-10-2009, 07:17 AM
#4
The memory for my apps reduced greatly! Was there some sort of compression involved? Same amount of apps but went down by 1/3 - 1/2. Was near 2 GB now under 1. Anyone else have this happen?
09-10-2009, 08:55 AM
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when i want to download it for my ipod 1gen there stands it costs 3.99€

problem solved just needed to install new itunes (9) then look for new updates => download update

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Last edited by mattll; 09-11-2009 at 03:32 AM.
09-10-2009, 09:46 AM
#6
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Apparently Kryzer is also having problems with 3.1: http://forums.toucharcade.com/showpo...&postcount=358

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09-10-2009, 10:34 AM
#7
Joined: May 2009
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Originally Posted by New England Gamer View Post
The memory for my apps reduced greatly! Was there some sort of compression involved? Same amount of apps but went down by 1/3 - 1/2. Was near 2 GB now under 1. Anyone else have this happen?
That's really, really weird. Have you deleted a bunch of apps over time? The OS might have done some sort of defragmenting of your memory. I can't think of why or how it would shrink existing app memory sizes and still leave them playable.
09-10-2009, 02:02 PM
#8
Joined: Apr 2009
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Originally Posted by New England Gamer View Post
The memory for my apps reduced greatly! Was there some sort of compression involved? Same amount of apps but went down by 1/3 - 1/2. Was near 2 GB now under 1. Anyone else have this happen?
When I updated to 3.0.1 I gained an extra 600 megs. Nothing happened after the 3.1 update.

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09-10-2009, 03:39 PM
#9
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Originally Posted by Comassion View Post
That's really, really weird. Have you deleted a bunch of apps over time? The OS might have done some sort of defragmenting of your memory. I can't think of why or how it would shrink existing app memory sizes and still leave them playable.
I guess I do do a fair amount of playing and then deleting when I beat a game but I just thought it was so weird to compress all that memory. Not complaining mind you! I did try a majority of the games for a minute or two today and they all work! Didn't have the time to give them all a good test run but far as I can see its all fine. Self defragmenting sounds like a plausible explanation. Makes me wonder why then we can't do that ourselves or why its not happening automatically - especially with the theory I hear Apple has of when its gone its gone.

@Reagonomics - I didn't gain anything at the 3.0 update point so maybe I gained mine now instead.

Overall I just thought it was a weird phenomenon so wondered if anyone else experienced the same thing since I THINK a compression of the data would come from the games themselves not the device.
09-10-2009, 05:31 PM
#10
installing the 3.1 update seems to have crashed my ipod and required that it restores to factory settings. because i really wanted to spend an hour syncing things tonight. brilliant. thanks once again itunes for proving that there is always a more difficult way