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iPhone: Do you use iPhone firmware 2.2? (Smiles)

View Poll Results: What firmware version do you run?
Firmware 2.2 (latest) 44 97.78%
Firmware 2.1 0 0%
Firmware 2.0 1 2.22%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 45. You may not vote on this poll
01-05-2009, 08:50 AM
#1
Senior Member [Original Poster]
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: London, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 349
Do you use iPhone firmware 2.2? (Smiles)

Hi there,

I'm working on an update for my game Smiles (Smiles Zen, and Smiles Drop too), to address a sound issue among other things. I have a question for you guys and gals.

Do you have iPhone/iPod Touch firmware 2.2 installed on your device?

If you don't, iTunes usually complains whenever you sync. I know I've been running 2.0 and 2.1 on my devices (as a developer should), but I think developers are a special case.

I mainly ask because 2.2 offers a pretty easy way to solve my sound bug, but I'm willing to do the complicated way if I find the majority hasn't moved over.

Thanks,

| Mike Kasprzak | Sykhronics Entertainment | Mike @ Twitter |

Smiles HD for Mac and iPad | Smiles for iPhone/iPod touch (Twitter, Website)
IGF Mobile "Best Game" Finalist | Intel "Elegance in Design" Winner
01-05-2009, 09:12 AM
#2
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 209
As a developer, I'm also interested in this. I think you should put a poll in your post too.

What happens when someone doesn't have 2.2 and tries to buy a 2.2 product?

any updates on the games I'm working on : www.twitter.com/jormy

01-05-2009, 09:17 AM
#3
Joined: Sep 2008
Posts: 2,487
I'm on 2.2.
I think you're going to find 2 camps.

Everyone who is not jailbroken will be on 2.2. There is absolutely no reason and no excuse to not be on 2.2 if you're not jailbroken

Jailbroken, 1st gen Touches will be on 2.1.
01-05-2009, 09:19 AM
#4
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Finland
Posts: 213
Well, I was trying to not upgrade to 2.2 as it seemed buggy and more trouble than worth, but after the major music app (noise.io and beatmaker) updates started requiring it, I gave up and updated. I guess there is no holding back progress.

I say go forth and use those 2.2 features for Smiles, that's why they were added I guess - to fix bugs and give better tools for developers.
01-05-2009, 09:28 AM
#5
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Bay Area
Posts: 79
Send a message via AIM to Ooo...shiny
My first gen ipod touch is jailbroken and on 2.2.
01-05-2009, 09:31 AM
#6
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 2,710
Make a poll!

Yes.

iPhone 6 and iPad Mini iOS 8
01-05-2009, 09:32 AM
#7
Senior Member [Original Poster]
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: London, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 349
Quote:
Originally Posted by underthesun View Post
As a developer, I'm also interested in this. I think you should put a poll in your post too.
Good idea.

Quote:
What happens when someone doesn't have 2.2 and tries to buy a 2.2 product?
With 2.0 and 2.1, purchases will work and download. But once they finish, the user gets a note that version isn't compatible with their device.

| Mike Kasprzak | Sykhronics Entertainment | Mike @ Twitter |

Smiles HD for Mac and iPad | Smiles for iPhone/iPod touch (Twitter, Website)
IGF Mobile "Best Game" Finalist | Intel "Elegance in Design" Winner
01-05-2009, 09:33 AM
#8
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Heerenveen, The Netherlands
Posts: 220
2.2 here

i have a 3th gen iPod Touch 32GB running 3.X
01-05-2009, 09:37 AM
#9
Joined: Nov 2008
Location: Australia
Posts: 850
Uhh, what's wrong with a developer using 2.2? Isn't the latest version the best?
01-05-2009, 09:42 AM
#10
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 209
Oh, so it'll download, and then nag the user huh.. I was thinking for a while that iTunes will give you a warning or something along that line. Accidentally put space ninja on 2.2.

Quote:
Uhh, what's wrong with a developer using 2.2? Isn't the latest version the best?
Most probably, but for some apps it doesn't have any difference. Which is why for some it's probably better to stick to 2.0 and not alienate them instead.

any updates on the games I'm working on : www.twitter.com/jormy