By Cody Lee on Dec 20, 2011
Over the last few days, reports have been surfacing that Apple pulled App Store access from iOS devices running iOS 3.1.3 and older. Support forums have been filling up over the past week with users complaining of the problem.
We predicted that the issue was an accident on Apple’s part, and not just a way to force users to update their firmware. And it looks like our prediction was right. The App Store appears to have been restored for iOS 3.1.3 users. Read More
By Oliver Haslam on Dec 20, 2011
Users of older versions of iOS may be left out in the app-less wilderness according to reports, with the App Store seemingly not impressed with users who have not updated their iPhones or iPod touches past iOS 3.1.3.
Apple has always been a strong proponent of users installing the latest version of an operating system, whether that be the latest and greatest release of OS X on a Mac, or the newest version of iOS available. It’s a great way of squashing potential bugs and security holes while making sure developers have less OS fragmentation to deal with.
Some people don’t want to update, though. Whether it be through a need to have a specific jailbreak work, or their iOS device simply doesn’t have the chops to run the latest iOS release, some just do not want to upgrade. Reports have surfaced that devices running iOS 3.1.3 or earlier are unable to download apps from Apple’s App Store… Read More