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Old 09-24-2012, 10:04 AM   #46
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I just discovered the native YouTube app gets deleted when you update. Apparently Jasmine is the new, better app. I just downloaded it. It's free and seems to work, that's all I can tell so far.
My phone is a 4s. I did not realize YouTube was gone. Re-downloaded it,

What is Jasmine?

The New OS seems to make the Phone faster. I like the Panorama pic format on the camera.
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Old 09-24-2012, 11:11 AM   #47
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The new map seems to kill a battery pretty quickly. I'm assuming that the old version didn't check in as often.

I like the turn by turn directions, but I need to be aware of turning it off after I reach my destination - just like my real GPS app.
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Old 09-24-2012, 11:22 AM   #48
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The new OS seems to use more juice... Have noticed that.
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Old 09-24-2012, 11:55 AM   #49
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The "Do Not Disturb" feature is worth upgrading, IMO. I got tired of getting late night email notifications because I forgot to turn off the sound.
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Old 09-24-2012, 12:16 PM   #50
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if anything it seems smaller than my 4 (I know it's an illusion ) but the 5 is noticeably thinner or certainly feels it. Very nice design.
It's not an illusion. It *is* smaller. Tim Cook made a big point of repeating that over and over at the keynote address, an apparent dig at Samsung. "Anyone can make a phone bigger, we made ours smaller and lighter."

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Old 09-24-2012, 12:40 PM   #51
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The "Do Not Disturb" feature is worth upgrading, IMO. I got tired of getting late night email notifications because I forgot to turn off the sound.
Is it easier to remember to turn on "Do Not Disturb" than it is to turn off the sound?
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Old 09-24-2012, 01:02 PM   #52
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Is it easier to remember to turn on "Do Not Disturb" than it is to turn off the sound?
Even with the sound off the thing vibrates and lights up though.

I just updated to 6. Seems to open mail faster. I also like the VIP in mail.
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Old 09-24-2012, 01:07 PM   #53
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It's not an illusion. It *is* smaller. Tim Cook made a big point of repeating that over and over at the keynote address, an apparent dig at Samsung. "Anyone can make a phone bigger, we made ours smaller and lighter."

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They figured out how to eliminate one sheet of glass on the front by making the touch screen the same as the display screen. It used to require two sheets of glass. Thinner, and lighter.

I wonder if breaking the screen will become more expensive?
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Old 09-24-2012, 01:13 PM   #54
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They figured out how to eliminate one sheet of glass on the front by making the touch screen the same as the display screen. It used to require two sheets of glass. Thinner, and lighter.

I wonder if breaking the screen will become more expensive?
They also removed the glass back and made it aluminum.

The 5 is a lot lighter but it's strange that there are complaints that it's too light now.
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Is it easier to remember to turn on "Do Not Disturb" than it is to turn off the sound?
You can either invoke it manually or have it automatically enabled on a schedule. Mine is configured to be DnD from 11:00pm to 8:00am.
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Old 09-24-2012, 02:23 PM   #56
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You can either invoke it manually or have it automatically enabled on a schedule. Mine is configured to be DnD from 11:00pm to 8:00am.
Thanks for the tip! I've got to use that.
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Downloaded the new OS yesterday. Seemed to go smoothly. For sure a lot smoother than the switch to i OS 5.
I haven't noticed any significant changes but I haven't had time to screw around with the phone either. I did notice a different and easier to read screen for punching in phone numbers.
Were there camera upgrades?
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Old 09-25-2012, 06:17 PM   #58
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Were there camera upgrades?
If you've got a 4S or better, there's a new panorama picture taking mode that is very good!
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I went to my local Apple store yesterday to check it out and if anything it seems smaller than my 4 (I know it's an illusion ) but the 5 is noticeably thinner or certainly feels it. Very nice design.
I spent some time at the Apple store today.

You are correct. The 5 does feel smaller than the 4 or 4s. It is lighter and thinner and that feels like it makes up for the increased length.

I am getting a 5. I flirted with the idea of switching to Android but I really just want a phone that works. I don't want to tinker with it.
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What is Jasmine?.
It's a YouTube player app. I haven't used it much yet, but it seems pretty slick. It's free, give it a try.
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