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#1 Steven P.

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 07:39

A sobering reminder that not everybody reads the tech blogs.

 

This afternoon, Apple’s iOS 7 update became available to millions of people across the globe. This meager description is what they saw:

 

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You see, iOS 7 is pretty different from iOS 6.

 

Click for the win fails :p




#2 +V-Tech

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 07:42

I think that this is one of the dumbest descriptions of something i ever saw.

I always thought that if you dont have something smart to say (write) dont say (write) anything at all :)



#3 OP Steven P.

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 07:43

I think that this is one of the dumbest descriptions of something i ever saw.

I always thought that if you dont have something smart to say (write) dont say (write) anything at all :)

Huh? So you're saying that people shouldn't be surprised/a little worried that their phone looks vastly different than it did before?



#4 Shaun N.

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 07:45

I think it's a little late to start this conversation.



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Posted 19 September 2013 - 07:46

Huh? So you're saying that people shouldn't be surprised/a little worried that their phone looks vastly different than it did before?

I'm not saying it, i'm saying that this description is suited to 6 year old kids.

 

I donno, just my feeling.



#6 Raa

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 07:49

Huh? So you're saying that people shouldn't be surprised/a little worried that their phone looks vastly different than it did before?

Agreed. I had someone ring up today and ask when we were going to deploy iOS7 to our devices - and could he have it "now".

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#7 Albert

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 07:54

you mean they should have sell the update like a steve ballmer commercial for windows 1.0, or play a steve ballmer dancing monkey routine. you know. gawd forbid users shouldn't get too unexciting about it.



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Posted 19 September 2013 - 07:56

The description is entirely too vague and aside from that, the majority of the population (non techies) won't/didn't read the description anyways. They just saw an update and hit download. They were probably wondering why it was taking so long and then it finishes and they look at their phone and say WTF!



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Posted 19 September 2013 - 07:58

Most of us here knew about the UI changes iOS 7 brings. Joe/Jane User don't. So it's no wonder some people are taken aback by the new look.



#10 George P

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 07:59

you mean they should have sell the update like a steve ballmer commercial for windows 1.0, or play a steve ballmer dancing monkey routine. you know. gawd forbid users shouldn't get too unexciting about it.


Yes because you just have to bring MS into this when it's not about them in the least.

#11 OP Steven P.

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 08:02

I'm not saying it, i'm saying that this description is suited to 6 year old kids.

 

I donno, just my feeling.

Ah you mean the update description :pinch:  my bad :p



#12 +V-Tech

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 08:05

Ah you mean the update description :pinch:  my bad :p

Ye, that's what i meant :) Didnt explain my self right.......



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Posted 19 September 2013 - 08:13

Going by my Facebook news feed most people seem to like the new look, however i've seen many screen shots of people annoyed the download time. Its been up to 144 hours in one screenshot i've seen.



#14 Shaun N.

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 08:14

Ye, that's what i meant :) Didnt explain my self right.......

 

I think Neobond is so used to having to defend his actions he went into auto pilot



#15 OP Steven P.

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 08:15

Going by my Facebook news feed most people seem to like the new look, however i've seen many screen shots of people annoyed the download time. Its been up to 144 hours in one screenshot i've seen.

When used to have an iPhone, I always waited at least 24 hours before applying the update (if not longer) due to the crappy speeds on first launch. As a result I've never had the problems everyone else had :p





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