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ios 4.2

11-07-2010, 03:38 PM
#1
Joined: May 2010
Location: UK
Posts: 281
ios 4.2

Any news on this?
11-07-2010, 04:13 PM
#2
Joined: Oct 2010
Location: Los Angeles
Posts: 140
Sometime shortly, considering the iOS 4.2 Gold Master (GM) was seeded a few days ago to devs.

Before the end of November, definitely.

11-07-2010, 10:52 PM
#3
Can't wait for apps to start crashing and bugging out. Not every dev will update their apps... I got an update a couple weeks ago for some app, I don't remember name of, that included fixes for 4.2.

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This is not Windows, this is Apple, dude
11-07-2010, 11:28 PM
#4
Joined: Sep 2009
Location: USA
Posts: 1,359
Why do these iOS updates always cause so many problems with apps? Aren't they suppose to make them run better? Instead, they always cause problems, and force developers to rush to make everything compatible again.

Last edited by tsharpfilm; 11-07-2010 at 11:32 PM.
11-07-2010, 11:32 PM
#5
Joined: Jan 2009
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 5,206
What is expected to be dramatically different that will cause problems with apps that 4.1 didn't have? I can only see it having major differences on the iPad, and many developers have already updated their iPad-specific apps to support 4.2.

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11-07-2010, 11:42 PM
#6
Joined: Oct 2010
Posts: 307
API changes.

In layman's terms:

Let's say a API that connects to a server. The previous syntax could be:
connect_to_server[IP, port]

The new API in 4.2 could be
connect_to_server[IPort]
11-08-2010, 12:15 AM
#7
Joined: Nov 2008
Location: Australia
Posts: 850
Apple gives the developers heaps of time to update their apps before the update goes public, so it's their fault if it doesn't work.
11-08-2010, 12:18 AM
#8
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Originally Posted by Sambo110 View Post
Apple gives the developers heaps of time to update their apps before the update goes public, so it's their fault if it doesn't work.
I don't like your logic.

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Originally Posted by ultimo View Post
This is not Windows, this is Apple, dude
11-08-2010, 01:05 AM
#9
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Originally Posted by Xapped View Post
API changes.

In layman's terms:

Let's say a API that connects to a server. The previous syntax could be:
connect_to_server[IP, port]

The new API in 4.2 could be
connect_to_server[IPort]
Ah, yes... the dreaded tongue face port. Scares the crap out of the entire app world, I tell ya'

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11-10-2010, 03:04 AM
#10
Joined: May 2010
Location: UK
Posts: 281
I thought yesterday was the highly rumoured release date. Why the hush hush?