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Poll: What are your first impressions of iOS 4?

iOS 4, Apple's latest iPhone OS, is now available. If you have downloaded iOS 4, take these quick polls to let us know your thoughts about the software update.

Apple's latest iPhone OS, iOS 4, is now available to download for the iPhone and the iPod Touch (not including first-generation models). Unfortunately, the rollout is already causing problems for some users.

CNET blogger Josh Lowensohn says that users "...have been experiencing heavily extended download times, as well as download failures on the software update." And ZDNet blogger Jason D. O'Grady has already received feedback that some users are experiencing performance issues when using the new OS on older devices.

If you have already downloaded iOS 4, please answer these quick poll questions to let us know your first thoughts about the software update.

If you have not downloaded iOS 4 yet, read CNET News Senior Editor Donald Bell's five-step walkthrough of how to upgrade to iOS 4.

Keep in mind this compatibility note from site on Apple's site: "iOS 4 works with iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, and iPhone 3G. Not all features are compatible with all devices. For example, multitasking is available only with iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS."

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3 comments
zclayton2
zclayton2

What about this article relates to Linux and Open Source? (Apple being one of the closed source vendors.) That is the page it was linked from.

rtrujillo@metalsurfaces.
rtrujillo@metalsurfaces.

I didn't get all the features. That leaves me a bit bummed. I like that it was free for my iPod Touch. I'm waiting to see if I'm getting the iPhone 4.

Animal13
Animal13

Have not had time to put it through its paces but my first impressions are that load times for some of my apps seem faster. I like the email common inbox for all of my accounts. I read 3 accounts and I like seeing all the recent mail in one place. The wallpaper used my screensaver photo which is terrible behind icons (They are tough to see) Need to change it... Animal

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