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Jdizzle188

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Good evening to the community,

New iPhone 14 Pro Max owner after upgrading from the 13 Pro Max on the iPhone upgrade programme

Initial thoughts, fantastic.

But a few questions from the set up / initial few uses with it, I'm thinking they're just software glitches but as I didn't get chance to update my 13 Pro Max past iOS 15.6 I'm not sure!

1. Keyboard sound will occasionally turn static / crackle for a split second, I've tried playing music at both high and low volumes and no distortion appears at any point, since the early days of iOS with the sudden increase of volume of the keyboard, is this another instance?

2. After using Ventura / Finder to do the restore after unplugging the iPhone and then plugging it back in a half hour later the phone connected and started charging as per, my MacBook flashed what looked like the "new accessory" popup for a split second and disappeared, so the iPhone didn't appear in the sidebar, unplugged and reconnected, all fine

I'm hoping these are software glitches and not a reflection of a hardware defect with the iPhone!
 

Jdizzle188

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But this is something that is just becoming a constant with any new product release or software release from Apple! The hardware being okay has put my mind at ease though as has the amount of bugs I've seen in the iOS 16 forums on here!

It's been discussed before I bet but Apples software teams need to conglomerate back in the office, this fragmentation is hurting one set of people; the customers
 

StumpyBloke

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There is no doubt that Apple's software is more buggy than it has ever been and nobody could ever argue against that.

Frankly, I don't give a crap what excuse they come up with or what anybody else comes up with in an attempt to defend the indefensible. We cannot keep blaming Covid… This does not give anybody a get out of jail card anymore.

Quite frankly, their software is garbage, so many bugs are introduced with every single release be it a full iteration or simply a .1 upgrade. And then we have to wait months, assuming it's ever fixed, to be addressed. Completely unacceptable. Services they introduced versions ago still do not work correctly now, one of which, screen time sharing across devices. Then the issues with Apple Music since day one, the HomeKit upgrade abortion just recently. And Siri...the biggest PoS ever by any tech company! They simply struggle to get anything working reliably these days (years). They need to sack a lot of people, have a major restructure, sort out their priorities, and get some more decent talent.
 
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Jackbequickly

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iOS is far from perfect but I have used Android devices and I will take iOS any day. It is easy to “trash” a company‘s work and I admit there is room for lots of improvement, but Apple still beats them all and their sales prove it.
 

Jdizzle188

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iOS is far from perfect but I have used Android devices and I will take iOS any day. It is easy to “trash” a company‘s work and I admit there is room for lots of improvement, but Apple still beats them all and their sales prove it.
I don't think any of us are "trashing" the work Apple have done on iOS but this yearly release schedule and push for new features.... Something's got to give and as many people are finding and then subsequently agreeing on, is it's the software that is getting neglected.
 

Jdizzle188

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It’s better than using an Android phone though. 🤷🏻‍♀️
I don't deny that at all, though I think the main problem with software in the majority of cases now and this isn't just Apple.

Software is rushed out and fixed later. QA has gone to the wayside.
 
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