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zunairryk

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Original poster
Mar 8, 2009
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I was able to load up 13 tabs (Yes thirteen!) and kept going back and forth without having a single one to reload.

Although as soon as i opened the 14th tab, a bunch of sites had to be reloaded. But still, i am very happy with the progress.

Can make a quick video for you all if you like.

Edit This was on a 32gb iPad air.

Edit 2: Here's a quick video. http://youtu.be/D0QK5N4iXGc

Sorry about bad quality
 
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samiznaetekto

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Dec 26, 2009
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I was able to load up 13 tabs (Yes thirteen!) and kept going back and forth without having a single one to reload.

Although as soon as i opened the 14th tab, a bunch of sites had to be reloaded. But still, i am very happy with the progress.

Can make a quick video for you all if you like.

Edit This was on a 32gb iPad air

try nin.com bro :D
 
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thadoggfather

macrumors G5
Oct 1, 2007
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I was able to load up 13 tabs (Yes thirteen!) and kept going back and forth without having a single one to reload.

Although as soon as i opened the 14th tab, a bunch of sites had to be reloaded. But still, i am very happy with the progress.

Can make a quick video for you all if you like.

Edit This was on a 32gb iPad air

I'm just curious did it not do this on beta 2?
 
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charlOOsi

macrumors newbie
Nov 10, 2013
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Interesting. Well, I'd like to hear from more people. 1 person isn't enough at this point. Tracking this topic.
 
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seble

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Sep 6, 2010
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Would love someone else to confirm if this works better! How about frequent crashing?
 
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WilliamG

macrumors G3
Mar 29, 2008
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Seattle
Would love someone else to confirm if this works better! How about frequent crashing?

I can confirm this issue is NOT fixed in beta 3. Safari crashing was mostly addressed in beta 2. However the tab reloading wasn't.

Things are different from beta 2, but tab reloading is still going on occasionally. I will admit it's not as bad as beta 2, though, but I can't quite figure out what Apple is doing differently. Will do some more testing.

iPad Air 32gb FYI...

Just don't expect to open any remotely memory-intensive apps, and then switch back to the browser and expect your tabs to still be alive. Or e.g. Go to the Boston Globe's Big Picture site and load that. Other tabs are reloading afterwards.

I've found that closing background apps makes a huge difference, even if you're not using them. I'm having reloads among just four tabs with background apps. As soon as I close all the apps, I can use four tabs again. In beta 2 I'd need to reboot after closing the background apps as Safari didn't seem to recover the memory. This appears to be addressed in beta 3.

Sadly, landscape swiping forward in Safari is still broken.
 
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touchipods

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Oct 9, 2012
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Tab reloading may be somewhat fixed but Safari crashing probably not. I believe every iOS device running iOS 7 will crash Safari going to Apple's own site:

http://www.apple.com/iphone-5s/features/

It crashes either when it is loading the website or after it completely loads and try to zoom in/double tap. This page is the ultimate litmus test to see whether Apple finally fixed the JavaScript/Webkit/HTML memory leak in Safari.

iOS 7 consumes too much System RAM (thus leaving low free RAM) and why Safari crashes so much compared to iOS 6. Perhaps 7.1 beta's added more free RAM compared to 7.0.4?
 
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seble

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Sep 6, 2010
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Tab reloading may be somewhat fixed but Safari crashing probably not. I believe every iOS device running iOS 7 will crash Safari going to Apple's own site:

http://www.apple.com/iphone-5s/features/

It crashes either when it is loading the website or after it completely loads and try to zoom in/double tap. This page is the ultimate litmus test to see whether Apple finally fixed the JavaScript/Webkit/HTML memory leak in Safari.

iOS 7 consumes too much System RAM (thus leaving low free RAM) and why Safari crashes so much compared to iOS 6. Perhaps 7.1 beta's added more free RAM compared to 7.0.4?
That's crazy. At first I didn't believe you, being able to scroll up and down the page but as soon as I zoomed, crash! That's ridiculous!
 
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petvas

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Jul 20, 2006
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Munich, Germany
I don't want to sound negative here, but I am using beta 3 and had more Safari crashes than with beta 2, just by visiting common sites, like Apple.com, theverge, Engadget, etc..
Tab reloading is the same as before. No change here. I now have 5 tabs open and If I change to the Twitter app and then back to Safari and decide to go to another tab, different than the current one, Safari will reload the content. I cannot say if it's gotten better, maybe, but tab reloading is there.
 
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touchipods

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Oct 9, 2012
129
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That's crazy. At first I didn't believe you, being able to scroll up and down the page but as soon as I zoomed, crash! That's ridiculous!

Lol why would you not believe me? I already know it crashes all devices running on iOS 7 firmware unless proven otherwise.

If it makes you feel any better I tried the apple site on my iPad Air and it crashed immediately so I didn't bother trying it on my iPod 4g.

I also tried at a store that had iPod touch 5th gen running 7.0.4 and it crashed after i double tapped/zoomed in (it was also extremely slow loading the page completely-took about 2 minutes).
 
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seble

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Sep 6, 2010
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Lol why would you not believe me? I already know it crashes all devices running on iOS 7 firmware unless proven otherwise.



I also tried at a store that had iPod touch 5th gen running 7.0.4 and it crashed after i double tapped/zoomed in (it was also extremely slow loading the page completely-took about 2 minutes).

Just because it seems so stupid that Apple could actually release software this bad! I mean, my Air that I received today has crashed 3 times using the browser already, I've had it for about 5 hours!
 
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thadoggfather

macrumors G5
Oct 1, 2007
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I don't want to sound negative here, but I am using beta 3 and had more Safari crashes than with beta 2, just by visiting common sites, like Apple.com, theverge, Engadget, etc..
Tab reloading is the same as before. No change here. I now have 5 tabs open and If I change to the Twitter app and then back to Safari and decide to go to another tab, different than the current one, Safari will reload the content. I cannot say if it's gotten better, maybe, but tab reloading is there.

Dang. Now I really might not update
 
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petvas

macrumors 601
Jul 20, 2006
4,768
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Munich, Germany
Dang. Now I really might not update

Tab reloading seems a bit better though, just not up to the excess the OP is claiming. I had Safari crash on 9to5Mac.com many times today. Strange.
Apart from that beta 3 is looking good. The whole OS seems to have more contrast. I hate this new, colorless, flat world where everyone seems to be going. Life is full of color, so why take it away? Contrast is really important and iOS 7 lost a lot of it, but it seems that Apple knows it..
 
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WilliamG

macrumors G3
Mar 29, 2008
9,177
2,687
Seattle
What exactly is broken ?

Turn your iPad into landscape orientation, and swipe in from the left and right to go back/forward pages in Safari. Going back a page works 100% of the time. Going forward (i.e. swiping from the right edge of the display to the left) doesn't work consistently, and hasn't done since iOS 7.0. It doesn't work if you swipe in from the bezel. It will often work if you swipe starting on the edge of the page (NOT the bezel). Swiping on the left works fine to go back a page every time, so it's definitely a software bug.
 
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s2mikey

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Sep 23, 2013
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Tab reloading may be somewhat fixed but Safari crashing probably not. I believe every iOS device running iOS 7 will crash Safari going to Apple's own site:

http://www.apple.com/iphone-5s/features/

It crashes either when it is loading the website or after it completely loads and try to zoom in/double tap. This page is the ultimate litmus test to see whether Apple finally fixed the JavaScript/Webkit/HTML memory leak in Safari.

iOS 7 consumes too much System RAM (thus leaving low free RAM) and why Safari crashes so much compared to iOS 6. Perhaps 7.1 beta's added more free RAM compared to 7.0.4?

I hate to be that "guy" but I just tried every test you pointed out on my 32gb air/ATT Air with the link you have and I had no crashes and not even any reloads on macrumors website which was also opened. Nothing reloaded either. I don't get this issue at all. I must just have dumb luck. I'll try again but I vist the apple site a lot and it always behaves correctly.

What the......?????? :confused:
 
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zunairryk

macrumors regular
Original poster
Mar 8, 2009
216
3
Vancouver, BC
i should clarify that i had no other apps running when i made the video. So obviously you are not gonna be able to load up this many sites + other apps at the same time.

Crashes are still present in this build, which i hope is the next thing that Apple works on. The site mentioned above with the apple webpage on iPhone 5s crashed safari for me too, which is pathetic.

Tab loading is definitely better for me. I was never able to load 12+ tabs in any other build. The most i was able to run was 6 with the same kind of sites.
 
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blarivee

macrumors 6502
Jun 29, 2009
370
1
US
Tab reloading may be somewhat fixed but Safari crashing probably not. I believe every iOS device running iOS 7 will crash Safari going to Apple's own site:

http://www.apple.com/iphone-5s/features/

It crashes either when it is loading the website or after it completely loads and try to zoom in/double tap. This page is the ultimate litmus test to see whether Apple finally fixed the JavaScript/Webkit/HTML memory leak in Safari.

iOS 7 consumes too much System RAM (thus leaving low free RAM) and why Safari crashes so much compared to iOS 6. Perhaps 7.1 beta's added more free RAM compared to 7.0.4?

Holy crap. This is embarassing that Ipad Air cannot open Apple's own website.
 
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nj1266

macrumors 6502a
Jan 15, 2012
632
137
Long Beach, CA
Lol why would you not believe me? I already know it crashes all devices running on iOS 7 firmware unless proven otherwise.







I also tried at a store that had iPod touch 5th gen running 7.0.4 and it crashed after i double tapped/zoomed in (it was also extremely slow loading the page completely-took about 2 minutes).


Mine does not crash. iPhone 5 running iOS 7.0.4. Zoomed in abs out and double tapped and no crash. I even did it multiple times to make sure.
 
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