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    Default Will you download ios 8 today? If released

    Just wondering how many of you will be installing iOS 8 today if possible, or would you rather wait until all the creases have been ironed out? Thanks

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    If possible, yes. I don't have a developer account though, so chances are I won't be able to.


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    Default Re: Will you download ios 8 today? If released

    YES.
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    Default Re: Will you download ios 8 today? If released

    What to expect: If it does come out - it will be a developer only thing...and there won't be any back-door like there was in the past... but, we could always find out otherwise...
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    Default Re: Will you download ios 8 today? If released

    I'm still trying to decide weather or not to install the iOS 8 betas... But I know for sure that I'll be installing the GM version when that releases.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Furt View Post
    If possible, yes. I don't have a developer account though, so chances are I won't be able to.


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    I don't have a developers account either it's something I have looked into in the past though


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    Quote Originally Posted by kch50428 View Post
    What to expect: If it does come out - it will be a developer only thing...and there won't be any back-door like there was in the past... but, we could always find out otherwise...
    Maybe Apple will surprise us


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    Default Re: Will you download ios 8 today? If released

    Do you think they will be staying with the overall like of iOS 7 or issue a brand new look again for iOS 8?


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    Quote Originally Posted by AlexJ92 View Post
    Do you think they will be staying with the overall like of iOS 7 or issue a brand new look again for iOS 8?


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    It would be a bad situation if they overhauled the UI this early and there's really nothing wrong with the look of it now other than the parallax from hell.


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    Default Re: Will you download ios 8 today? If released

    No, I would not install it today unless it was the GM or public release version. Also, since I plan on getting the next iPhone version, I prefer to use iOS 8 on it....
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    Default Re: Will you download ios 8 today? If released

    I'm gonna take this as a Fantasy Question and say Yes
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    Quote Originally Posted by AlexJ92 View Post
    Do you think they will be staying with the overall like of iOS 7 or issue a brand new look again for iOS 8?
    Changes will likely be subtle - and in the form of refining things... there won't be anything like the differences between iOS6 and iOS7.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BLiNK View Post
    YES.
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    Default Will you download ios 8 today? If released

    I have a developer account so probably yes. (And I'm willing to deal with an instability in having a beta on my daily driver)
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    Default Re: Will you download ios 8 today? If released

    If it's a public release, then yes
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    Quote Originally Posted by Karenkcoulter View Post
    I have a developer account so probably yes. (And I'm willing to deal with an instability in having a beta on my daily driver)
    In the past if you have downloaded another iOS before release with your developer account, have you ever found your iphone to be unusable?


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    Default Re: Will you download ios 8 today? If released

    Quote Originally Posted by AlexJ92 View Post
    In the past if you have downloaded another iOS before release with your developer account, have you ever found your iphone to be unusable?


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    I have and no I've never had the phone be unusable just unstable with some re springs and some apps stop working like if they were using an API no linger available in the new iOS version. And just some general quirkiness.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Karenkcoulter View Post
    I have and no I've never had the phone be unusable just unstable with some re springs and some apps stop working like if they were using an API no linger available in the new iOS version. And just some general quirkiness.
    At least the device has been useable, I am considering joining the developer program



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    Quote Originally Posted by AlexJ92 View Post
    At least the device has been useable, I am considering joining the developer program



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    If you do, just be sure not to leave bad reviews in the App Store for apps that aren't working. It would be almost impossible for you to know whether the problem related to you running a beta or an unrelated problem with the app. By all means though, contact the developer and let them know.
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    Default Re: Will you download ios 8 today? If released

    I continue to be amazed and this whole feeding frenzy. As I understand it, the purpose of what Apple calls “developer previews” and “developer beta” is to allow developers to begin tweaking and testing their apps to take advantage the new features and to test for compatibility. It was my understanding that it is NOT an “early adopter” option for people who have no reason to have it. And to see that some are looking into purchasing a developers account JUST to get the beta release baffles me beyond words.
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    Default Re: Will you download ios 8 today? If released

    Quote Originally Posted by Karenkcoulter View Post
    If you do, just be sure not to leave bad reviews in the App Store for apps that aren't working. It would be almost impossible for you to know whether the problem related to you running a beta or an unrelated problem with the app. By all means though, contact the developer and let them know.
    Thank you I might sign up now, just so I can get ios8 ASAP


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    Quote Originally Posted by AlexJ92 View Post
    Thank you I might sign up now, just so I can get ios8 ASAP


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    Default Re: Will you download ios 8 today? If released

    If possible, right away irrespective of the performance issue etc(if any)



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    Default Re: Will you download ios 8 today? If released

    If it is a Gold Master, then I will definitely download.
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    Default Re: Will you download ios 8 today? If released

    I always down load all iOS versions the second they are available ... never scared.
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