Apple iPad: Want an OS upgrade? Pay up first

By Posted 31 Mar 2010, 15:04

Some interesting news to bring to all of you looking to pick up an Apple iPad, as we are hearing reports that Apple will be charging customers for ‘major’ upgrades to the operating system.

As reported from ITProPortal, Apple are planning to release the first major iPad OS upgrade for free, but after that, customers may be shocked to find out that charges will apply for future updates.

Other than Apple making even more money from each customer, I don’t see any benefits from this move. Paying for firmware updates will not go down to well with customers we feel.

Don’t forget that this isn’t the first time Apple has gone down this route. They charged iPod Touch customers $10 to upgrade to iPhone OS 3.0, so we could see a similar move with the iPad.

We want your feedback on this. Are you willing to pay for future iPad OS updates?

You can add us to your circle on Google+, follow us on Twitter, join the photo community on Pinterest, or like our Facebook page to keep updated on all the latest news.

Categories