Apple iPhone 5s has issues with motion sensors calibration that affect gaming

New calibration methods had to be done for the iPhone 5s, and something seems messed up, or the readings get scrambled along the way to the M7, and maybe even in the new chip itself. Either way, the first iPhone 5s batches could be a few degrees off in their motion sensor readings compared to professional equipment...
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33. Shatter

Posts: 2036; Member since: May 29, 2013

I had an S3 and besides the occasional lag till it got a few updates and a couple crashes it was relatively bug free for the 8 months I used it.

11. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

Huh. I wonder, if it truly is a hardware issue that can't be compensated for with software updates, how Apple will handle this one.

18. JMartin22

Posts: 2355; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

"That's the way we intended it"

19. Cyberchum

Posts: 1025; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

A rushed update will always turn bad, they could've taken their time oh wait!! they actually did take their time lol.

20. roscuthiii

Posts: 2383; Member since: Jul 18, 2010

In regards to another earlier article, it's looking less WIP, and more mess.

24. PAPINYC

Posts: 2315; Member since: Jul 30, 2011

All that to say "it's broke"!?? Excuse me while I do some extensive cleaning; my head just exploded.

28. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

HAHAHA...LMAO... A more mess is in progress. BTW this new features are truly innovative they are beating professional equipments. :D

32. jaytai0106

Posts: 1888; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

That's what happen you want low price and quantity at the same time... part of the quality will get ignored.

40. bloodline

Posts: 706; Member since: Dec 01, 2011

APPLE CRAP SHIIT

42. chemhaz

Posts: 161; Member since: May 04, 2012

I think it's a feature to counter the misdirection of Apple maps.

43. mrp4ul0

Posts: 4; Member since: Oct 02, 2013

This is big trouble for Apple if a software update doesn't fix all of these bugs. Only see this leading to customers ditching Apple. Tim must be one worried president these days..

45. Evil_SaNz

Posts: 259; Member since: Oct 20, 2011

Even if it's a hardware problem, they may fix it via software with an offset setting that compensates

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