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[GetAndroidStuff] Apple follows Android, Bringing similar Notification Bar to iOS 5

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http://getandroidstuff.com/apple-and...ion-bar-ios-5/

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Well, they just borrowed some Android Flavours to put on upcoming iOS 5.
Quick read. I was shocked when I saw the pull down notification bar on the iOS 5 video I watched. It looks like apple is all out of ideas and has to start copying google now.
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Tech companies copy each other all the time. Not that big of a deal, imo.
    
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At least we haven't known this since, what, April? :L

Imitation is the best form of flattery
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Actually, that's from someone who designed it for a jailbroke app and when Apple saw that, they hired him and that's what the notifications became.

Can't think of what the jailbroke app was called or the name of the guy off the top of my head....
Edited by Lareson - 10/5/11 at 11:07am
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hhmm lawsuit incoming...
    
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Tech companies copy each other all the time. Not that big of a deal, imo.
Its not a big deal but its annoying when apple blatantly copies things from windows, android and linux yet wines and complains when other people do the same to them. In fact when they copy they call it innovation and something life changing yet when someone else does it apple just sues them and complains they are stealing ideas.
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Originally Posted by killeraxemannic View Post
http://getandroidstuff.com/apple-and...ion-bar-ios-5/



Quick read. I was shocked when I saw the pull down notification bar on the iOS 5 video I watched. It looks like apple is all out of ideas and has to start copying google now.
Seems like a potential biased source, "GetAndroidStuff.com"... I wonder.
 
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Apple has been copying ideas since Xerox, which makes their lawsuits kinda ironic.
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Its not a big deal but its annoying when apple blatantly copies things from windows, android and linux yet wines and complains when other people do the same to them. In fact when they copy they call it innovation and something life changing yet when someone else does it apple just sues them and complains they are stealing ideas.
Get over it, that's business.

Coming from a 3GS to my SII, I can tell that this thing is an imitation of an iPhone in nearly every single aspect. From physical features to the feel of the OS.

When you see something in the market that is successful, you look at how you can adapt and improve such features into your own product. It's not right, but it's how the world works and Android is far from innocent, they're all as bad as each other.

I don't see why Apple has to be the criminal all of the time.
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Seems like a potential biased source, "GetAndroidStuff.com"... I wonder.
It would be biased if it was an opinionated article but its not. Its simply stating the fact that IOS 5 has an android style pull down menu.
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