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Best Gaming OS for IPodTouch 2nd Gen?

11-27-2010, 11:34 AM
#1
Joined: Feb 2010
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Best Gaming OS for IPodTouch 2nd Gen?

Hello,

I have an ipod touch 2nd gen with 3.1.2 OS installed. To date, I have avoided updating to OS to 4.X out of a concern that a newer OS will run much slower on my aging hardware.

However, I am beginning to see a greater number of game releases not supporting my OS version and I am tempted to upgrade. (I only use my ipod touch for music, audio books, and games)

What does the TA community reccomend . . .Should I upgrade or am I better off staying at the old OS?



thanks,

AI1
11-27-2010, 12:10 PM
#2
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Upgrade. 4.x runs flawlessly on my 2nd gen itouch. You're missing out.

11-27-2010, 12:11 PM
#3
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Yeah, you've missed out a ton. I have a 2nd gen as well running on 4.x and honestly, it runs flawlessly as the above said.

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11-27-2010, 02:52 PM
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Yes, upgrade. Runs great on the 2nd gen. You don't get multitasking but you do get folders and Game Center and an all-round better experience. From a developer's perspective it's getting more difficult to support 3.x, so fewer and fewer apps will work on that from here on out.

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11-27-2010, 03:01 PM
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yup i agree with all of the above love my 2nd gen ill prob upgrade to the one that comes next year if they decide to continue them or a 4th gen
11-27-2010, 09:19 PM
#6
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thanks for the feedback everyone. Tomorrow I will take the plunge and update!


AI1
11-27-2010, 09:40 PM
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thanks for the feedback everyone. Tomorrow I will take the plunge and update!


AI1
Oh, you are not plunging. You're doing quite the opposite by upgrading!

Betas: Victory Day, Victory March, Zombwich, Mission Europa, Shadow Era, Slice It!, Baseball Superstars 2011, Queen's Crown, Aralon: Sword and Shadow, Zombie Runaway, Third Blade, Tower Defense: Lost Earth
11-27-2010, 09:50 PM
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Now all you have to worry about is how much space you have.

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11-27-2010, 10:01 PM
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Definitely upgrade. You won't regret it.

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11-27-2010, 10:28 PM
#10
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You should go to 3.1.3