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[CNet]Apple: iPhone battery issue due to iOS 5, fix coming

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Apple has finally broken radio silence over criticisms of lackluster battery life affecting iPhones old and new since releasing iOS 5 last month.
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They call 'the benefits of an unified OS'.

U sure?
   
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They call 'the benefits of an unified OS'.

U sure?
All coding can come with mistakes, but they should have at least tested their OS on mass before releasing it to the public.
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My 4S has pristine battery life. Way better than my evo.
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All coding can come with mistakes, but they should have at least tested their OS on mass before releasing it to the public.
they did test it, extensively. You're never going to produce something that is flawless upon release. There were quite a few revisions and updates that devs went through before it was released. It also doesn't affect everyone the same way, my wife's iPhone4 hasn't had any issues upgrading to the new iOS. And as stated other people haven't experienced a battery life issue, and apparently some people's battery life increased. So clearly this isn't a global issue or everyone would be affected negatively.
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I thought it had something to do with the fact that it has a iPhone 4 battery except it uses a dual core CPU.
    
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My iPhone 3gs 32gb was purchased new back in August of 2009. I've never had a case on it because I always thought that made such a sleek phone too bulky... I've dropped it more times than I can count on 4 hands, spilled more than a few beers on it/over it, become angry and taken my aggressions out on it... and it's never had a single issue.

It's fairly beat up looking, but it's still on the original battery and it get better life out of the vintage hardware than ANY of my friends Droid phones. I have my complaints, but most of them stem from AT&T... It's not as fast as the 4/4s or a lot of the newer Droids, but I never have to even think about the battery life on my phone before I run an errand. Just my .02
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^^ and this has anything to do with the 4S battery life issues, how?
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My 4S has pristine battery life. Way better than my evo.
That's because your 4S has less features than your EVO did.
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