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Meh it's only a theme. Lets see it truly run iOS not just a theme. Like how iOS can run Android.
You clearly stated that iOS can run Android. That's not correct. The iPhone can run Android, not iOS.
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Hmmm...idk about this.
    
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post #23 of 91
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Isn't that exactly what I said?

Edit: re-reading what you said, and it makes no sense . iOS is iPhone's native OS. (I know this) and Obviously Android OS is the OS on Android phones. iPhone's can run Android OS. Android phones cannot run iOS.
Given that other people seem to perfectly understand what I said and the low level of reading comprehension needed to understand what I said, I am not sure if you are trolling or something. Let me try again.

OS can only run other OS either through emulation or virtualization. They did neither when they got an iPhone running Android. They actually installed the Android OS into the iPhone as it's primary OS. This has nothing to do with iOS.

I can see plenty of reasons people want the iOS theme. For one, it's a very efficient and easy to use setup. Two, there are still a lot of people using Android because the iPhone was unable to them and they do not qualify for an upgrade eligibility yet.

@Android fanboys overreacting: It is a THEME guys. No need to get your panties into a knot. This does not actually change the actual Android OS to iOS, just puts on some makeup.
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post #24 of 91
iOS to Android please.
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Please people read my other posts as I have already stated my errors. Thank you.
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post #26 of 91
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I feel that sometimes Android has too many steps in order to achieve something where as iOS has fewer steps and is often quicker to get to an app/destination.
How is being able to arrange your icons however you want, hide unnecessary apps away in the app drawer and use widgets to completely eliminate the need for apps not quicker than having to scroll through pages of apps where you can only change the order in which they appear and not their actual location on the screen?



Also this isn't a theme. This is a launcher. Saying its a theme is like saying Firefox is a theme for Internet Explorer.


And they did a really good job too. Even though the first thing I did when I put MIUI on my phone was get rid of their stupid imitation iOS launcher, these guys have gone that extra step.


I think I'll keep it on my phone along with Launcher7 so I can demonstrate that WP7 and iOS are really just subsets of Android:

    
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Hardware is hardware, there is no limitations to what you can do with software.
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post #28 of 91
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You're missing the point.

Some people love Android and the customization it offers, but they also love the simplicity of the iOS GUI. This way they can have both.

I feel that sometimes Android has too many steps in order to achieve something where as iOS has fewer steps and is often quicker to get to an app/destination.


This way people can keep their existing device, existing purchased apps and have the simplicity that the iOS GUI offers.

Sure some people will do it just because they want to pretend it is an iPhone, however some people (like myself) genuinely like the simplicity of the iOS GUI.

With that said I much prefer my GSII with Lite'ning 6.1 and Launcher Pro. However I can see the appeal in this launcher.
while this is only personal experience.. I have found iOS to require *more* steps usually due to a major lack of buttons.
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post #29 of 91
One of the main reasons I switched to android is because the launcher is 100x better.
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post #30 of 91
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Meh it's only a theme. Lets see it truly run iOS not just a theme. Like how iOS can run Android.
Ummm, Android is open source, so yes, people have taken it to put on other machines not native to Android. iOS is not open source, it is completely and solely owned/locked down by Apple. Hence it would be a felony for it to be on a device not licensed by Apple.

In other words even if someone got iOS running on their Android device they wouldn't advertise it, or they'd of gotten the mighty lawyer wrath that Apple so loves to swing about.

It's not that it can't run it, it's that it's NOT ALLOWED to run it. Something to think about before throwing it out there as a flame...

And you keep getting corrected about your post because of what I bolded. You said iOS could run Android. No, iPhone can run Android, iOS cannot.
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