1. Speedygi's Avatar
    I felt like because of apps not being designed yet to make full use of the iPhone x screen estate, apps became smaller than they are were for the 8 plus. Anyone noticed that?
    02-13-2018 05:41 PM
  2. Rob Phillips's Avatar
    Yep. Seems that apps are updating pretty quickly though.
    bakron1 likes this.
    02-13-2018 05:43 PM
  3. bakron1's Avatar
    Most all of the apps I am using have been optimized for the X screen. My BBM app was not and has been fixed in latest update, so I am a happy camper.
    02-13-2018 05:45 PM
  4. flyinion's Avatar
    Yes they show up as you would see on a non-plus model. I think most of my apps have finally been updated. One holdout that's annoying because I use it daily is Google Inbox. Though it looks like GMail only recently got iPhone X scaling so hopefully Inbox is coming soon (most of Google's other stuff has had it for a while). Most of what hasn't been updated that I've seen is stuff that also hasn't been updated at all in months so who knows (like the iSecurity+ app my Kodak security camera uses).
    02-13-2018 05:47 PM
  5. EagleFox007's Avatar
    Yup! I stay away with Apps that doesn’t have the notch!
    02-13-2018 05:50 PM
  6. tadpoles's Avatar
    Yeah, it’s gonna take a little getting used to. Apps will catch up.
    02-13-2018 06:10 PM
  7. mogelijk's Avatar
    I think the only app I really care about having "fixed" now is Google Inbox. Seems odd since the other Google apps seem like they were updated a while ago.
    02-13-2018 09:32 PM
  8. flyinion's Avatar
    I think the only app I really care about having "fixed" now is Google Inbox. Seems odd since the other Google apps seem like they were updated a while ago.
    GMail was only updated like last week I think it was (whatever the last update was) at least according to the release notes. I haven't had it installed in a while.
    02-13-2018 09:42 PM
  9. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    I emailed with the developer of Gutterball. The app is still 32 bit. He said iOS 11 has presented him with challenges, but that he's determined to get it updated. It's the best bowling app I've found in the App Store. It offers a lot, including customization. I hope he gets it done before I update or upgrade. It just takes some longer to update. And that includes for the X.
    Speedygi likes this.
    02-14-2018 12:08 AM
  10. Speedygi's Avatar
    Let's hope more apps get the transition soon.
    02-14-2018 04:51 AM
  11. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    GMail was only updated like last week I think it was (whatever the last update was) at least according to the release notes. I haven't had it installed in a while.
    Gmail updated for the X back in December, I believe. They didn't even bother putting it in the release notes. For whatever reason they've decided to mention it in their last two updates.
    02-14-2018 01:06 PM
  12. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    I felt like because of apps not being designed yet to make full use of the iPhone x screen estate, apps became smaller than they are were for the 8 plus. Anyone noticed that?
    You think that's bad? Wells Fargo still hasn't updated their app icon for retina display.
    tabs31 likes this.
    02-14-2018 01:07 PM
  13. flyinion's Avatar
    Gmail updated for the X back in December, I believe. They didn't even bother putting it in the release notes. For whatever reason they've decided to mention it in their last two updates.
    Ah ok I wasn't sure I've been using Inbox since last Spring when I dumped a bunch of old web domain based emails that I'd been using and swapped to GMail when I revamped a personal site. I went with Inbox since it seemed like the "new way" and since I'd never really used my GMail other than for security notifications for my Google accounts, there was going to be a learning curve either way vs. using Outlook on my PC lol.
    02-14-2018 01:50 PM
  14. flyinion's Avatar
    Gmail updated for the X back in December, I believe. They didn't even bother putting it in the release notes. For whatever reason they've decided to mention it in their last two updates.
    Of course Inbox just posted an update this afternoon.............no iPhone X support still. Opened up to the same chopped off display after the update.
    02-14-2018 04:02 PM
  15. Speedygi's Avatar
    You think that's bad? Wells Fargo still hasn't updated their app icon for retina display.
    Lul
    02-14-2018 04:25 PM
  16. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    02-16-2018 10:03 AM
  17. sleepnclass's Avatar
    Read the other day that Apple is forcing new app updates to include full resolution for iPhone X.
    02-17-2018 11:29 PM
  18. tadpoles's Avatar
    I just read that Apple is forcing all new apps, but not app updates, to support the notch.
    02-18-2018 01:41 AM
  19. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    Read the other day that Apple is forcing new app updates to include full resolution for iPhone X.
    For new apps hitting the App Store.
    02-18-2018 10:16 AM
  20. metllicamilitia's Avatar
    I just read that Apple is forcing all new apps, but not app updates, to support the notch.
    For new apps hitting the App Store.
    At some point if there are apps not updated Apple will put their foot down. It just takes time, even Google hasn’t updated all their apps yet. It’ll happen again with the larger sized OLED screen as well.
    Speedygi likes this.
    02-18-2018 11:54 AM
  21. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    At some point if there are apps not updated Apple will put their foot down. It just takes time, even Google hasn’t updated all their apps yet. It’ll happen again with the larger sized OLED screen as well.
    Not so much with the larger sizes, as long as the aspect ratio is the same. It'll still take time, but not like the current issue with the X.
    Speedygi likes this.
    02-18-2018 01:20 PM
  22. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    At some point if there are apps not updated Apple will put their foot down.
    I really want to believe that’ll happen but I wouldn’t bet on it considering there are still apps to this day that haven’t been updated for the 5.5” and 4.7” screen. Apps that still get regular updates like WWE.
    02-18-2018 07:08 PM
  23. Raptor007's Avatar
    I have found a few of the apps I use are not optimized. Chase Bank, Bubble Cloud, Slidey really nice games to fill some time but no full screen is really annoying. Hopefully soon they will NOT have a choice.
    02-20-2018 07:54 PM
  24. anon(5630457)'s Avatar
    I'm back on the X after a month of not using it and it's still disappointing to see many apps haven't updated yet to take full advantage of the screen. I mean, they knew the 18/9 aspect ratio and the notch were coming way back in September.
    02-21-2018 08:39 AM
  25. metllicamilitia's Avatar
    I'm back on the X after a month of not using it and it's still disappointing to see many apps haven't updated yet to take full advantage of the screen. I mean, they knew the 18/9 aspect ratio and the notch were coming way back in September.
    They’ve actually known before then. Which makes it more disappointing. Some devs just take way too long with these updates.
    02-21-2018 09:53 AM
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