Just received an underused iPad 2 (32GB) from a relative who wasn't using it. Still had iOS 5.x on it; I was able to upgrade it to iOS 6.1.3, but the next step up is 8.1.2. I've read some horror stories online about the iPad 2 running iOS 8 and recommending people stay with iOS 7.1.2, but as Apple is no longer code signing that version for iPad 2, I'm stuck either at 6 or 8. Any thoughts? So far the biggest annoyance about staying in 6 is that some apps require iOS 7 or higher to download (Calendars 5 by Readdle so far being the one I miss most sorely). Any thoughts/advice? This iPad will be mostly used for email, reading/browsing, and video watching and streaming (VLC, Netflix, Amazon Prime, etc). Many thanks!!!