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iOS 7 brings a brand new look for the operating system with flatter icons and UI elements. All system icons are redesigned around a standardized grid to unify the look. It also brings animated wallpapers (not quite live wallpapers) and there's a dynamic parallax effect between the icons and the wallpaper as you turn and tilt your phone.

A much bigger change is a revamped multitasking system that allows apps to update much more often, while not wasting battery. To do that, iOS 7 keeps track when you use a specific app (all day, just in the morning and the evening) and lets the app update during that period. It also uses "opportunistic updates" – when you wake the device, it's going to use power anyway so iOS lets any available app update run in the background. It also keeps track of signal quality and if it's good, it updates multiple apps at once (since the radio is powered on anyway).


http://www.gsmarena.com/ios_7_announced_new_look_siri_multitasking_toggles_and_more-news-6196.php
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They better watch out they will get sued!
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iODROID 7?
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Let me get this straight. So the basic interface is STILL a bunch of static icons? No widgets or live information of any kind?
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Immediately reminded me of Android.

I suppose they are giving their customers what they want tongue.gif
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Nice try, Apple.
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iOS 7 looks awesome.
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Looks a lot like Android with element of Palm webOS mixed in and the Siri screens remind me a lot of some of the WinPho 8 screens. Not a bad thing, but ironic given how much Apple claims has been stolen by other phone OSes out there.

The icons look truly terrible though. I'd hate to have a phone with those cartoonish, dumbed down, and obnoxiously bright icons.
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The app switching looks incredibly familiar. Almost like I see it every day...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xgNzHqorY8o
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Let me get this straight. So the basic interface is STILL a bunch of static icons? No widgets or live information of any kind?

did you seriously just make widgets sound like a good thing?
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