Thursday, December 15, 2016

iPad 1 Support Is Ending

In March we announced that the iPad 1 is no longer supported for development making it difficult to test on an iPad 1 prior to releasing new updates. We have continued to struggle with this, but have managed to make it work for the past 9 months. Our goal has always been to support our iPad 1 users as long as we could.

The time has come. We can no longer provide updates for iPad 1 users while still maintaining updates for 99% of our users. Simply put, we need to update frameworks provided by other companies like Dropbox to maintain interoperability, but those framework are only available now on newer versions of iOS. In fact, some services that OnSong uses will begin to stop working as these companies shift to newer technologies.

In an effort to keep our users in the loop on what we are doing, we want to make you aware that beginning in 2017, OnSong updates will only be available on devices running iOS 9 and higher. All other users will not be able to update, but will still be able to run your current version of OnSong. We are working hard to have a version that is stable and will give you the performance capabilities you depend on with OnSong.

We encourage you to upgrade your iPad or iPhone to the latest version of iOS possible and update your OnSong as well. This will allow you to have the best features and performance that is available to you.

Since it is the holiday season, what better time to ask Santa for a new device for Christmas? Now is a great time to buy a new iPad as Apple is lowering their iPad prices. There are so many great deals out there on iPads this time of year. Please upgrade to a newer device so that we can continue to support you in the future.

If you are an original iPad 1 user, please take a moment and sign up to receive communications with any updates regarding the iPad 1.

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