Latest Apple iPhone 5 glitch could be a more serious problem

The latest problem to befall the Apple iPhone 5 is a lot more serious than purple tinted pictures; some game developers are finding that the latest version of Apple's iconic smartphone is not responding to rapid diagonal gestures...
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96 Comments

91. blackspot

Posts: 102; Member since: Nov 14, 2012

lmao!

58. PAPINYC

Posts: 2315; Member since: Jul 30, 2011

iRubbed it with two hands, like I always do. Should I wrap it in Duct Tape?

78. oldhamletman

Posts: 72; Member since: Sep 03, 2011

the problem is Apple is so full of themselves they think they can sell 4 generations of iphones with a 3.5 inch screen.... while everyone else is going to 4.7 (which is 80% bigger area btw).. then all of a sudden, they say "holy crap, the other guys screens are 80% bigger, lets rush something out".. now they got a all glass phone, that needs a 70 gram cover / bumper so you dont break it the first time you drop it, where the screen doesnt work right and its still 25% smaller than WP8 or Android..... apple only gives you what they think is good for you.... good luck.

2. MeoCao unregistered

Oh no, this is iPhone's new feature. iPhone 5 edges is so sharp that users may cut their own fingers if they swipe like that and Apple deliberately built this excellent preventive feature into iPhone 5. "Dear user, you swipe it wrong"

3. kotan24

Posts: 311; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

Fail!!!!

4. Aeires unregistered

Johny I to the rescue, nothing a hardware designer can't fix.

5. codymws

Posts: 237; Member since: Jun 17, 2010

Because so many people are going to do that...

12. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

exactly what I was thinking. Are we really comparing this to the antennagate problem?

23. jroc74

Posts: 6023; Member since: Dec 30, 2010

For ppl that play games...this would be irritating. Now dont tell me yall think ppl dont play games on iPhones? There were some articles that called it the best mobile gaming device, better than PSP's and whatnot.

30. chronopc

Posts: 97; Member since: Oct 18, 2012

More people are going to be swiping diagonally then dropping their tablets on concrete and PA did a whole article about the iPad mini vs. Nexus 7 drop test comparison.

86. Jobes

Posts: 364; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

Grab your phone.. and pull down the drop menu lol what motion do you make? (a perfect from the top middle to bottom middle?) Id imagine its more comfy to do at an angle.

6. TheMan

Posts: 494; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

Don't you know innovation when you scroll it?

9. tedkord

Posts: 17358; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

It will join the annals of Apple along with antennagate, etc... in that the diehards will insist it isn't a real issue, that it's a conspiracy to make Apple look bad. It's already starting on other tech sites.

17. redmd

Posts: 1937; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

lol you just described comment # 7.

11. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

And dumb @ss voted this company as most innovative was it?

14. prototype

Posts: 23; Member since: Jul 06, 2012

Apple only got 1 model of phone to make still they cant get it right. what a junk.

18. redmd

Posts: 1937; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

no. Apple meant all of us got it wrong.

15. D_Tech-tive

Posts: 104; Member since: Feb 12, 2012

Ha Ha! Innovative my @$$!

19. Savage unregistered

I think Apple release a beta product (iPhone 5) to test, discover the problems they have and then release a more stable version (iPhone 5S) later. This phone has had even more problems than the 4 had. And as usual Apple's gonna deny but later fix them in its successor, calling it revolutionary features. Great way to extract money as dumb & clueless iFans will buy both regardless.

21. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

That's Apple's innovative way of what can be called "Extortion" :D

20. xtremesv

Posts: 299; Member since: Oct 21, 2011

What about the iconic iOS game Infinity Blade? Must be frustrating having that powerful 3-core GPU inside a frozen iPhone 5. Let's hope this issue is only a software glitch.

28. jroc74

Posts: 6023; Member since: Dec 30, 2010

Thank you, I couldnt think of the other game this would cause issues for. I dont know alot about iPhone games, but there are some this would definitely cause issues for.

34. nwright94 unregistered

I don't run into this. And I play infinity blade quite a bit. It's definitely overblown. If EVERYONE had it we would've heard about this weeks ago.

48. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

This is so overblown, lol. When you're playing infinity blade, you don't swipe your hand across the screen like that. I just hope that the same effort that people are making to point out all the errors/glitches on iPhone are doing the same for other devices. Probably not....

26. chronopc

Posts: 97; Member since: Oct 18, 2012

This must be the "quality" build of Apple products I hear so much about. lol

33. nwright94 unregistered

I know I'm going to get alot of hate for this from the narrow minded people but I can honestly say I haven't run into any of the iPhone 5 issues. I cannot recreate this glitch here no matter how hard I try. My camera does have the purple tint but no more than my iPhone 4 or Samsung focus did. I've had really good luck with this phone.

35. scifan

Posts: 6; Member since: Aug 16, 2012

That looks like the touch screen driver/server issue that several of the 1st demo CM7 for the HP touchpad had issues with... (where the touchscreen driver would crash...) My guess is that's a driver issue... could be wrong... but that's my guess... (not cool it wasn't caught in testing... guess they were too busy suing other companies rather than testing their own new stuff...)

44. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

They were busy testing patience of other "Innvoative Companies" and Scott Forstall was so pissed that he had sold his shares ion many itself so he didn't care a damn as to what was happening with iOS666

37. ilkinandr92

Posts: 50; Member since: Aug 07, 2012

Yeh this is not screen issue as i Tried it out on my LG Optimus G and they have same screen tech (in-cell)

38. xfire99

Posts: 1205; Member since: Mar 14, 2012

More like hardware based, if its software and it will affect all others handsets that also running iOS 6. But Apple will surely comes out with: U swiping it at wrong angle. U swiping it too fast. Its the new revolutionary Retina display design, makes that u dont tired out u fingers and as a warning to take a break from yours iPhone 5.

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