No, changing order did not make any difference.
My iOS Simulator comes up with black screen, Safari icon, white screen with Copyright string at bottom, and then white screen. There is no Carrier signal icon, time, battery icon at the top. Is there anybody using iOS 8.2 and Xcode 6.2 and OS X Yosemite combination? I simply followed the 1.3 video and did not make any additional changes in Xcode.
Also this morning, 1.3 Tutorial - Add Text Labels in Code is locked with the message, "Lecture contents locked". I can access up to 1.3 ok. What happened over night?