“Following the release of iOS 8.0.1 on Wednesday, many users began experiencing issues with the maintenance and software update, finding that their handset could no longer establish a cellular connection or recognize their fingerprint upon installing,” Neil Hughes reports for AppleInsider.
“Users who have not yet installed iOS 8.0.1 are advised to hold off, as the problems presented by the update appear to affect a large number of users,” Hughes reports. “Initial reports suggest that the update causes issues for a variety of different iPhone models, including the newest iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Carrier connectivity issues are occurring across the board.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Yup, even the world’s most valuable company can look like a Microsoftian clusterfsck at times.
To paraphrase Steve Jobs: Can anyone tell us what iOS 8.0.1 is supposed to do? So why the fsck doesn’t it do that?
Hopefully, iOS 8.0.2 will be arriving shortly.
MacDailyNews Note: UPDATE: 2:34pm EDT: Apple has pulled iOS 8.0.1.
Apple releases iOS 8.0.1 – September 24, 2014