Daily Archives: December 11, 2013


Back to the iPhone (Part 3): iOS 7

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Back to the iPhone

In Part 1 of the series, I explained what caused me to go back to the iPhone after using an Android phone, the Samsung Note II. In Part 2 of the series, I explained the iPhone 5s from a hardware standpoint.   In this part of the series, I’ll be touching on the latest version of iOS, iOS 7, and how it compares to previous versions and Android.   Fresh New Design When I first saw iOS 7 demoed during the WWDC keynote, I thought I hated it. In fact, I felt even more glad to be on Android. However, upon seeing iOS 7 in real, I found it to be a breath of fresh air. Simple, clean, and way better in design over iOS 6, and I’ll admit, I liked it much better than Android as well. The fresh new design is very uncluttered, simple, and fun to use. I feel like I’m back on an iPhone, yet I have an entirely new iPhone experience than before.   There’s a few areas in the design I wish Apple would refine. The icons for Photos and Game Center don’t make any sense, and I wish Apple would loosen up a little on pastels. However, all in all, especially closer to […]