iPod touch Owners Might Want to Think Twice About Upgrading to iOS 4

Todd Bernhard, one of my fellow bloggers here at iPhone Life magazine, recently posted an entry about upgrading the iPhone 3G to iOS 4 and some of the resulting issues.  You can read that blog HERE.  I just received an e-mail from one of our readers warning about upgrading the iPod touch to iOS 4 as well.  He wrote:

"I recently updated an ipod touch 3g to Apple’s latest software revision for the iphone/ipod.  What a mess-  short battery life, difficult to sync with Outlook, applications not working, wifi weak if at all,…

You might want to take a look here http://discussions.apple.com/category.jspa?categoryID=221"

Based on the number of people complaining on Apple's site, iPod touch owns might want to hold off upgrading to the new OS  until things get worked out.

I want to thank Pete Whiting for alerting us to the issue.  He wanted to make sure we passed on the information so everyone will be aware of the situation.  That's a good guy!

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I am a former teacher who has always loved anything to do with tech. I currently tweet, blog and copy edit for iPhone Life magazine.