|Nov 22, 2012, 02:18 PM||#1|
Found my 1st Gen Touch ..... Damn slow ...
....and it is either useless or I am just used to quicker devices. Thought I lost it when moving country but found it today. Restored it (3.1.3) and synced some music onto it - nothing else (apps or movies) and the thing is rotten slow.
The touchscreen is slow, opening 'iPod' takes half a minute to display and JB brings it down to such slow crawl that it is unusable.
Battery is great funnily enough - third day on the table and sits at 75% (granted - no use at all).
Not really a question but more likely an observation - whatever it is, the thing seems to degrade over time. I'd understand it by constant use, similar to constant writes on SSDs, but with no use at all, it seems odd that it becomes unusable. I had it two years ago and it was fine.
R.I.P I guess ....
|Nov 22, 2012, 02:29 PM||#2|
Happened to my iPhone 3G by upgrading to iOS 4 went from smooth to useless lol
Intel: 2007 Mac Pro 2.66, 2008 MacBook Pro 2.4
PowerPC: Titanium PowerBook 500, iBook G3 500
ARM: iPad 4, iPhone 5
|Nov 22, 2012, 02:31 PM||#3|
|Nov 23, 2012, 08:25 AM||#7|
I still use my 1st gen 16Gb iPod touch but I also have a 4th gen iPod touch that I prefer using if I'm using it for anything more than music functions but the device still works like when it was new = everything else has gotten faster in the years since the original was introduced
2011 21" iMac, AEBS, 2009 2.0Ghz nVidia 9400M WB 4GB RAM & 64Gb SSD, 2011 13" MBP w/ 512Gb SSD/8Gb RAM, 2013 11.6" MBA & iPad3 64gb 4G
PC's: X6, H60, 12Gb RAM, 3x1Tb HDD, 128Gb SSD
|Nov 23, 2012, 09:50 AM||#8|
Also touch 1g sound quality is different from 4g. 1g touch was the only touch with Wolfson audio chip. 4g audio quality is great (warm sound) but so is 1g (more neutral) with headphones-with earphones 4g is better.
Steve Jobs would have never let this happen, Tim Cook would have let this happen.
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