- 11-29-2011, 05:55 PM #26
- 11-29-2011, 05:56 PM #27
About battery life, and given that it's only been a day since I updated both devices I am experiencing no issues.
My CDMA iPhone 4 was off the charger at about 11 pm last night at full charge and 14 hours later the device was at 96% (running in the background: on Fetch, 6 email accounts - two iCloud, one Hotmail, two Exchange, one Google Sync; two calendar accounts - one iCloud, one Exchange; two Google Voice accounts; time zone setting off; I don't use Twitter/FB).
My ATTWS device didn't fare so well but better than it has in the past, but it saw heavy use between 10 pm and 1 am. At about 7 this morning the % indicator showed about 65% charge left when typically it's been down around 40%. I'm not troubled by the battery life of this device given its heavy usage (emailing, phone calls).
I'm about 2 miles from the nearest antenna for both providers.
Twice lately, I'd without thinking about it left one app open that uses GPS - INRIX - and the morning battery remaining had been in the low 30s after a full charge the night before. I couple of other apps I use that use Location Services - Touchbase and Smart Planner - can run the battery dry, even when they're not open. YMMV.
- 11-29-2011, 06:37 PM #28iPhone Newbie
- 32 Posts
I've noticed improved battery life, finally. I'm a little too lazy to post screen shots, so you'll just have to take my word on it (sorry!), but I honestly think most testers will either have equal or better battery life with this update, as opposed to before, where results were scattered.
I haven't found anything large per se, other than what seems to be less battery leakage when idle or being used slightly. Also, I found a nice detail that was refined. When you type a word incorrectly and the iPhone autosuggests the word, the box surrounding that word is now smaller and rounder. It looks cleaner. I'm definitely excited for little changes like this, as I enjoy for the whole package to feel tighter.
As others have reported though, nothing major found (yet).
- 11-30-2011, 08:44 AM #29
- 11-30-2011, 09:03 AM #30iMore Nanite
- 6 Posts
5.1 beta and google
installed 5.1 on the ipad2; igoogle home page on safari no longer works! you end up at main google search page. The install was weird; installation of all of the apps froze, and had to tap each one individually to finish restore/install. iphone 4s loading now; no issues with install at this point.
- 11-30-2011, 04:03 PM #31iMore Intermediate
- 120 Posts
- 11-30-2011, 04:17 PM #33
- 11-30-2011, 04:52 PM #34iMore Nanite
- 5 Posts
New iTunes Match option
The only UI change I have seen so far is in the Setting app, under Music. In 5.0.1, it only allowed you to turn on or off iTunes Match, and allowed you to select whether or not to "Show All Music". In 5.1, they added the ability to turn on/off "Use Cellular Data".
This probably came after a whole bunch of people got dinged for transferring 8GB or more of music using a 2GB data plan. I can only imagine the bill....
By the way, is anybody else out there frustrated that you can't turn on/off "Show All Music" from within the Music app? The use case of "I just remembered, I want that song from iTunes Match" of jump out of the Music App, Go to the Settngs App, turn on "Show All Music", go back to Music, download the song, Go back to settings, turn off "show all music" go back to Music and play. It just seems a little not well thought out.
- 11-30-2011, 07:12 PM #36
- 11-30-2011, 08:06 PM #37
- 12-01-2011, 01:11 AM #38
- 12-01-2011, 10:32 AM #39
- 12-01-2011, 10:54 AM #40
- 12-01-2011, 12:42 PM #42
- 12-01-2011, 02:59 PM #44
- 12-01-2011, 03:54 PM #46
Turn it off
Put Phone into DFU Mode (Videos on YouTube)
Shift + Restore for Windows/Option + Restore for Mac
Select .ipsw and Restore
Did mine yesterday... Just make sure you have your 5.0.1 .ipsw
iPhone, iPod, iPad and Firmware/Software Download
The Link ^ up there is a website where you can download the .ipsw.
- 12-01-2011, 03:58 PM #47
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- 12-03-2011, 06:35 PM #49
- 12-03-2011, 10:40 PM #50