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how do you manage the space on your ios device?

12-15-2010, 09:31 AM
#1
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: Atlanta GA
Posts: 1,224
how do you manage the space on your ios device?

With all these new high budget games out this december, you do get low on space fairly quickly. Most of the games that came out today are over 300mb. I'm iffy on space with my 16 gb iphone 4, I bet ya kids with 8 gb ipods probably have it worse. How do you do deal with it? Do you try to beat all the large games on your device then delete them?

I use appbackup, but try to beat the larger games which usually isn't an issue because the larger games are usually gameloft games which tend to be kinda short (less than 5 hours). Except Eternal Legacy though. I guess I'll get to that later =P
12-15-2010, 09:47 AM
#2
32GB so I can have all my family guy episodes and FIFA 11 on the same device

Currently playing Infinity Blade
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12-15-2010, 10:31 AM
#3
Joined: Oct 2010
Location: Belfast N Ireland
Posts: 2,169
64gb and I'm down to about 4gb although to be fair I do have a lot of films, books, and music on mine as well oh yeah and the whole wikipedia from when I thought space would never be an issue although I do find that very useful.

I've tons of games but with so many new good ones coming out I'm starting to run into problems myself I don't think I'll be upgrading until they start offering 128gb or higher models.

I don't mean to sound bitter, cold, or cruel, but I am, so that's how it comes out
12-15-2010, 10:45 AM
#4
Joined: Dec 2009
Location: Montreal
Posts: 2,013
64gb and I have 20gb left. I do delete game once in awhile and I try not to keep too much music (have about 30gb).
12-15-2010, 10:53 AM
#5
Joined: Sep 2009
Location: Colorado
Posts: 5,244
As games are getting bigger, I am having to delete a lot of games. I was going to buy a bigger iPad but I want to wait until the second gen systems come out.

I was able to manage the space pretty well until December came.
12-15-2010, 12:05 PM
#6
Joined: Nov 2010
Location: Above My Postcount
Posts: 392
what space?

12-15-2010, 01:12 PM
#7
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: Greenville, SC
Posts: 8,250
I only have an 8GB 2nd Gen iPod Touch and I'm constantly having to decide what to delete. In fact, I now use my Samsung phone for my music playing needs. The Touch is just for my calendar and all games!

Although I opened a thread to whine about it, it's probably a good thing that some of the newer games won't run on it. I'd be going even more mad figuring out what to keep and delete.
12-15-2010, 02:53 PM
#8
Joined: Apr 2010
Posts: 249
I usually remove movies. I had a bunch of movies on there, but I always find myself deleting one to make more room for apps and music. I have a 64gb and about 35gb of music. Now, I think I'll just put certain movies on when I actually want to watch them. For now I have 10gb free.
12-15-2010, 07:01 PM
#9
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Upstate NY/USA
Posts: 2,409
This is the reason why I got the 64G Touch. I got tired of constant finagling of games and apps and was starting to be a major chore. But now I've got plenty of room and whenever I boot up theres an echo.
12-15-2010, 07:12 PM
#10
Doctor of Game of the Week-ology
Joined: Oct 2010
Location: Everywhere and Nowhere
Posts: 7,681
I manage my space by having only 3 or 4 Gameloft games at once. When a new game comes out, I delete the oldest one. But, I'll never delete NOVA. Favorite game ever..........until Aralon comes out.