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Discussion in 'Apple Products' started by acascianelli, Jun 6, 2017.

  1. acascianelli

    acascianelli [H]ardness Supreme

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    Anybody running the iOS 11 beta yet? I plan on running the public beta when it comes out, but was curious to hear how stable the first developer beta is so far.
     
  2. shansoft

    shansoft [H]ardness Supreme

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    It's pretty bad so far, probably as bad as iOS 7 beta with tons of problem.
     
  3. 0ptional

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    Rolled back about 2 hours into 'using' it. I'm excited for the changes, yet this build can't be considered for any sort of daily hardware, left it on my older phone however, will use it for targeted dev work.
     
  4. acascianelli

    acascianelli [H]ardness Supreme

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    I'm really hoping they polish the smart color invert feature a bit more. I've been wanting a 'dark mode' in iOS for a really long time.
     
  5. EVIL-SCOTSMAN

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    I got an email from them saying something about if i use ios11b that two factor will be enabled and made better or some shit.

    Still never tried the beta as i cant be fuked testing bugs for a company who persist in charging over the odds for their shit.

    £1000 for a fucking phone, bastards have me paying it off each month til next summer but I want a new phone now.
     
  6. Travolta

    Travolta Limp Gawd

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    Running iOS 11 beta on my iPhone 6 Plus and watchOS 4 beta on my Apple Watch. Both seem pretty stable so far.

    Edit:
    OK, I have had one app, Garmin USA, crash a couple times while reinstalling some of the extra content, on iOS 11.
    Also, had a random reboot of my watch when Siri was accessed.

    Edit 2:
    It seems my Apple Watch will sometimes randomly disconnect from my iPhone and I can't reconnect unless I toggle bluetooth on/off. This has never happened before.
     
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  7. DocNo

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    Only problem I have had so far is the Tivo app won't download shows to my iPad - the app crashes back to springboard. Not that big a deal since I rarely care about doing that - I was testing something out for someone else. First time in about three years I have tried to download something from my Tivo.

    I'm sure I'll run into some other minor bugs, but so far I haven't noticed anything significant. I got used to enough things on my iPad (the biggest being vastly improved consistency in notifications between the notification center and lock screen) I ended up putting it on my phone as well. So far so good. I'm tempted to update my watch too.
     
  8. Travolta

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    iOS 11 developer beta 2 is available, also watchOS 4 developer beta 2 is out.
    Edit: Beta 2 is bad, I’d say worse than beta 1.
     
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  9. gigatexal

    gigatexal [H]ardness Supreme

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    Yeah it’s hella buggy. Going to upgrade to beta 2 tonight.
     
  10. acascianelli

    acascianelli [H]ardness Supreme

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    Maybe we'll see a public beta tomorrow. They said it would be late June.
     
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  11. gigatexal

    gigatexal [H]ardness Supreme

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    Shit
     
  12. Travolta

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    iOS 11 developer beta 2 Update 1 is available, and it’s a revised version of beta 2. It seems to be much better so far.
     
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  13. acascianelli

    acascianelli [H]ardness Supreme

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    Public Beta 1 came out today. Already installed it on my iPad Mini 3. Will consider it on my phone after the next public beta release. Already crashed my iPad a few times.
     
  14. gigatexal

    gigatexal [H]ardness Supreme

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    Sweet. Going to install that
     
  15. 0ptional

    0ptional Don't Trust Your Friends with Your Decanter

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    Interesting the Developer Beta 2 Update 1 is a newer build than the Public Beta.
     
  16. acascianelli

    acascianelli [H]ardness Supreme

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    Now that I've been using the Public Beta for a few hours, it seems pretty stable. Now it's got me kicking around the idea of running it on my iPhone 6. My major complaint now is how slow it is on my iPad Mini 3.

    The smart color invert option works better than I was expecting, but it slows down my iPad quite a bit. Also some apps don't work well with it yet.
     
  17. acascianelli

    acascianelli [H]ardness Supreme

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    Couldn't help myself...Upgraded my iPhone 6 to the public beta the other night. Much faster and smoother than my iPad 3. Mostly stable over-all.
     
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  18. gigatexal

    gigatexal [H]ardness Supreme

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    Yeah the public beta (can’t seem to get my developer image to install) is 100x better on battery life than beta 1
     
  19. acascianelli

    acascianelli [H]ardness Supreme

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    I stopped using the smart color invert option for now. Even on my iPhone 6 it seems to slow the phone down substantially deciding what elements to reverse and what not to. And alot of apps don't play nice with it still.
     
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    acascianelli [H]ardness Supreme

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    Anybody running the watchOS beta?
     
  21. 0ptional

    0ptional Don't Trust Your Friends with Your Decanter

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    I was, but mailed my watch in to revert back as the iOS beta was so buggy at the time, I will probably go back to the beta program a few more revisions in. There are some day to day apps that are reported as not running on iOS 11 at this time.
     
  22. Travolta

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    I'm running watchOS 4 developer beta, and so far battery life sucks, I can barely get thru a day without going into power reserve mode. Previously I never got the battery that low in a single day. There are lots of other issues as well, like messages crashing, random reboots, random bluetooth disconnects (from iphone).
     
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  23. rec0d3

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    Ya, running it on mine. Battery life is just HORRIBLE. I can't even get through my work day without me having to take it off and recharge it. Seems Travolta is having same issues here.
     
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  24. JammieR

    JammieR n00bie

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    i am waiting for the iOs 11 to come out in its bug free version. The presentation was eye catching and looks promising.
     
  25. acascianelli

    acascianelli [H]ardness Supreme

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    Developer beta 3 is out today, public beta 2 will probably be out tomorrow.
     
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  26. gigatexal

    gigatexal [H]ardness Supreme

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    anyone rocking beta 3 dev edition?
     
  27. Travolta

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    Developer Beta 3 here, much better than the last release, haven’t had any major OS breaking issues yet.
     
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  28. Vashypooh

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    Phone is downloading public beta 2.

    Hopefully this fixes some of the issues I have been having.
     
  29. acascianelli

    acascianelli [H]ardness Supreme

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    Here too.

    Still don't have the courage to try the beta on my Apple Watch.
     
  30. gigatexal

    gigatexal [H]ardness Supreme

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    i broke my developer certificate on my phone somehow anyone know how to recertifiy a device for the developer editions?

    in any case i am downloading beta 2.
     
  31. Verge

    Verge [H]ardness Supreme

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    I've ran beta's, and they are generally pretty stable. But crap they are annoying. New builds come out every few days and it will bother the shit out of you until you install it. It's so obnoxious I vowed never to do it again.

    Same with OS X.
     
  32. acascianelli

    acascianelli [H]ardness Supreme

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    I've only ran the iOS public betas, but they only seem to come out once every 2 weeks or so. Not to unreasonable for me.
     
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    Public Beta 2 is running worse than 1 for me for the most part.
     
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    WatchOS 4 developer beta 3 seems to be better on the battery so far, although I have not extensively used my watch in the last couple days.
     
  35. gigatexal

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    Same for me. Many more crashes than before compared to public beta 1
     
  36. EVIL-SCOTSMAN

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    Fuck sake, every ios update brings my ipad air closer to its knees, basically forcing me to upgrade.

    Arghh.
     
  37. -Strelok-

    -Strelok- [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Don’t run beta software then. They always perform worse at first, although iOS 11 seems to be particularly bad.
     
  38. EVIL-SCOTSMAN

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    I dont, never have run beta ios, I upgrade when it comes out of beta because of security fixes, bug fixes or because if I dont a shit ton of apps will no longer work or work properly.

    Just seems that every new ios update and I am not speaking about just new versions ie from 10-11, but all small updates seem to have a massive effect on my ipad.

    Its way slower than it ever has been, the battery doesnt last as long and the battery still has most of its charge left, I think the slowness and battery running down is caused by more intensive background tasks.

    I think the major killer is the fact its only got 1gig of ram.