Apple apologizes for messing up iOS 8.0.1 update, promises fix soon

Apple apologizes to customers for iOS 8.0.1 software update snafu, with a new software download expected in next few days.

Published Thu, Sep 25 2014 1:54 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:14 PM CST

Apple publicly apologized to its customers for releasing and quickly pulling the iOS 8.0.1 update on Wednesday, and promised a new download "in the next few days."

Apple apologizes for messing up iOS 8.0.1 update, promises fix soon | TweakTown.com

"We apologize for the great inconvenience experienced by users, and are working around the clock to prepare iOS 8.0.2 with a fix for the issue," Apple said in a statement.

Despite software problems - and a bendy phone - the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models have sold well. More than 10 million units were sold in the first weekend of its release, while Apple enthusiasts seemed eager to pick up one of the two models. Overall, financial analysts believe the company will persevere, but need to further efforts to innovate.

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