Users of Apple’s new iPad and iPhone software are finding some annoying bugs that crash their gadgets and burn through battery life. What’s going on with Apple’s latest and greatest? Well, you knew there'd be glitches, right?
But some reports say Apple's new iOS 8 crashes iPhones and iPads 78% more than the previous system. Unfortunately, that could be serious trouble for new iOS 8 users.
So why are they crashing more?
In most cases, these crashes result from bugs in the actual operating system software, or from buggy apps. Of course, history tells us that we can expect things to calm down as iOS 8 updates are released. Also, in older version devices, it is quite possible that some apps are out of date because the user has not updated them - or, because the developer has abandoned the app and there just won't be any new updates.
On the plus side, the actual crash rate of 3.57 isn't too terrible a number and the remedy usually only requires a quick reboot to mend. In the meantime (at least until Apple releases an iOS 8 update), make sure to update all of your apps. That should take care of at least part of the trouble.
But I'm also hearing about more concerning problems with the new iOS 8 update.