Would you update your device to iOS 5.1?

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asked Mar 8, 2012 by bboyhurricane (146 points)
Today apple has released a new firmware update and I just wondering who all out there are thinking about updating ther firmware.

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answered Mar 8, 2012 by TheTechDude (76,000 points)
I updated my stuff to iOS 5.1 it seems to be slightly smoother.  However, over all I don't see much of a difference.
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answered Mar 8, 2012 by coolduckey (91 points)
I definitely won't be, I'm jailbroken.
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answered Mar 8, 2012 by PCLinux7 (1,275 points)
I will be... as soon as the servers come back up. I've been trying for a while with no luck.
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answered Mar 8, 2012 by bboyhurricane (146 points)
I just don't think that I need the update right now.
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answered Mar 8, 2012 by nitrocrime (3,741 points)
I've done the update so that I can use the updated apps from Apple. Last time I updated (and I only thought about it when I was at the point of no return) my carrier T-Mobile (worst careier ever!, switching to Vodafone soon) blocked me access to their network. This time I had no problems at all.
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answered Mar 8, 2012 by Billy Aoki (3,656 points)
I don't see why not, since the only iOS device I have is a 3rd gen iPod touch. And the initial iOS5 sucked badly in terms of performance.
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answered Mar 9, 2012 by bboyhurricane (146 points)
Is the At&T network indicator good?
commented Mar 9, 2012 by ThatMacGuy (316 points)
It changes the indicator from "3G" to "4G" and that is exclusive to the iPhone 4S, I believe.
commented Mar 10, 2012 by Zbob750 (2,701 points)
Problem is that the term "4G" is constantly being disuputed. The iPhone 4S supports HSPA+. I'm not going to go into a rant about what is and isn't 4G but while it is faster than regular HSPA and CDMA, it still won't be able to reproduce LTE Speeds. This may or may not matter based on whether or not you've ever used an LTE Phone.

In my opinion it's more of a marketing ploy, but believe what you want.
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answered Mar 9, 2012 by josephLtech (1,696 points)
Yes, now that I finally got ahold of a server for the download. Can't wait to see the improvements!
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answered Mar 9, 2012 by HWLights92 (631 points)
I updated earlier today. I will be the first to admit that the updates to the OS it self are few and far between. iOS 5.1 is really just a series of bug fixes more than anything else. That being said, I did notice SLIGHTLY better battery life than I had with iOS 5.0.1. The camera button always being on the home screen is a nice edition, although I was hesitant until I noticed that they fixed a bug with it. No idea if anyone else ever experienced this, but in Windows, if you tried to rotate a photo that was taken with the iPhone camera, but you accessed the camera from the lock screen, you couldn't rotate the photo. It seems to me that that glitch has been fixed.

My final thoughts on iOS 5.1? I like it, although I do still have a list of things a mile long that I would like to see added in. I think the update is worth it, though.
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