“Whenever there is a new operating system, it’s not surprising to see apps crash at a somewhat higher rate, given all the changes,” Ina Fried reports for AllThingsD.
“But one of the interesting things in Apple’s latest iPhone transition is that apps appear to be crashing at a much higher rate on the new iPhone 5s as on either the iPhone 5c or the iPhone 5,” Fried reports. “In its look at hundreds of millions of app launches since the debut of the latest iPhones, Crittercism says that programs crash about two percent on the iPhone 5s, as compared to just under one percent on both the iPhone 5c and iPhone 5.”
Fried reports, “Crittercism CEO Andrew Levy said… that perhaps the reason… [is that] developers were able to check their apps for compatibility with iOS 7 during several months of beta testing, the new hardware [64-bit A7 chip and an M7 co-processor] wasn’t available ahead of time.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Each version of iOS 7 improves the already low crash rates on the 64-bit iPhone 5s. There are a lot of changes with the iPhone 5s and Apple has done and is doing a magnificent job with a transition this big.