“Apple is facing a lawsuit over the amount of space that the iOS 8 update takes up on iPhone, iPads, and iPods,” Adrian Kingsley-Hughes reports for ZDNet.
“The complaint, filed in California by Miami residents Paul Orshan and Christopher Endara, claims that the 16GB iPhones and iPads they purchased had less than the stated amount of usable space, and that this was further reduced after upgrading his iPhone 5S from iOS 7 to iOS 8,” Kingsley-Hughes reports. “The complaint claims that iOS 8 can occupy more than 23 percent of the storage available on some devices, and further goes on to claim that upgrading devices from iOS 7 to 8 can cause users to lose a further 1.3GB of storage.”
Kingsley-Hughes reports, “The complaint says. ‘Rather ironically, Apple touts iOS 8 as ‘The biggest iOS release ever.’ Of course, Apple is not referring to the literal size of iOS 8, which appears to be entirely undisclosed in its voluminous marketing materials extolling the purported virtues of iOS 8.'”
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MacDailyNews Take: From Apple’s iPhone webpage, verbatim:
“Actual formatted capacity less.”