iPhone 5S Users Reporting "Blue Screen of Death" Error

Apple fans who rushed out to buy the company's newest iPhone over the last few weeks are finding that their brand new handset sometimes presents them with the dreaded Blue Screen of Death, also known as BSOD. Though it doesn't look exactly like Microsoft's famous Stop Error, The Verge writes that some iPhone 5S users are reporting blue screen crashes and reboots.

 The problem seems to be mainly with Apple's own iWorks apps, but users are reporting the same issue is also occurring with Facetime, Safari, the camera app and even installing applications. Folks on Twitter and Apple's support pages have talked about workarounds. These include exiting a document before you hit the home key, and turning Pages, Numbers, and Keynote off in iCloud's documents and data. Unfortunately, these are just workarounds, and Apple has yet to comment on the issue or provide a fix.

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  • L0n3Gr3yW0lf
    You are looking at this the wrong way ... it's not an error it's a new feature: Blue Screen of Death Screen Saver ;)
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  • house70
    Funny. I haven't had a BSOD on my Win7 machines in ages, I think the problem is contagious, LOL. It went from Windows to iOS.
    What makes this even funnier is that it was Apple who used to make fun of BSODs in their 'commercials'. Who's laughing now?
    Oh, the irony...Priceless.
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  • amdfangirl
    Quote:
    You are looking at this the wrong way ... it's not an error it's a new feature: Blue Screen of Death Screen Saver ;)


    With the iPhone 5C, your BSOD matches the colour of your phone!

    For the colourful.

    :3
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  • tmk221
    You just use it in a wrong way..
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  • monsta
    You are holding it wrong....
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  • L0n3Gr3yW0lf
    You are looking at this the wrong way ... it's not an error it's a new feature: Blue Screen of Death Screen Saver ;)
    33