iOS 7: release date and all the new features
0. phoneArena 17 Sep 2013, 07:56 posted on
Apple iOS 7 was a closely guarded secret that did not leak out until today, and even today’s leak was very slight. It definitely seems Tim Cook has indeed doubled down on secrecy…
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136. tedkord (Posts: 11956; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)
I care what Apple does simply because it does affect me. Their legal tactics limit my choices (sometimes directly, when the sneak a ban into place), stifle innovation thus holding back the progression of tech, and drive up prices due to the legal costs. They\'re taking advantage of the broken patent laws, and while some say blame the system, my father taught me that just because you can do something doesn\'t mean you should. (My father is a much better man than Steve Jobs ever was).
Try to imagine the devices we might have now if not for Apples tantrums.
160. sniper1087 (Posts: 514; Member since: 31 Dec 2011)
I am not sure if you are aware, but Cook mentioned that he will not be doing any suing for break of patents, and s far he kept his word, all the previous litigations are still on going but they were when jobs, was the head and yeah he had an issue with android of course, mostly samsung, and I do blame samsung, because they decided to copy apples design. Anyhow still waiting for this event to happen and see if they bring and "theres one more thing", I doubt it. Man got to love tech blogs, some do go a little overboard, I myself, used all of the OS and yes all the high end devices and I like all of them, they are all good in their own way and there are pros and cons for each. If you like something dont be ashamed and follow what other people say, just get what you want and enjoy it.
177. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)
This is also why i hate APPLE. They try to ban every other competition out their. because they are afraid to loose any money. The law suit is a reason why we all hate APPLE. And Apple never invented the touch screen. they just reinvented the phone and now is afraid of competition buy BANNING or taking free money
55. darkkjedii (Posts: 21778; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
Lmao me too, and all that's in my fridge is water and damn diet root beer that my fiancé likes. YUCK YUCK AND MORE YUCK!!!
145. THE.DARK.KNIGHT (banned) (Posts: 269; Member since: 09 Sep 2013)
I thought you just got married?
182. reckless562 (banned) (Posts: 1153; Member since: 09 Sep 2013)
give ur fiance ur iphone and get a man phone. apple never changed the screen size so women can still hold the phone comfortably. think about that isheep
181. apple4never (Posts: 1064; Member since: 08 May 2013)
i like the fruit punch and the blue one, cant remember the name, but oh was it good
110. therealestmc (Posts: 342; Member since: 23 Jul 2012)
Say what you want but they they are going in the right direction with their design.
165. appleDOESNT.com (banned) (Posts: 456; Member since: 19 Nov 2011)
imo the blurry frosty glass effect that iOS7 is based on is sooo distracting and hard on the eyes that this one thing, besides it looking like a pastel colored bad android theme, will cause the most defections from beautiful, 7 years of familiarity in
120. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)
and there's no such thing as innovation when it comes too them
163. sonisoe (Posts: 415; Member since: 06 May 2009)
ifanboys, you can still like what apple throws at you, and we're all even fine that apple use and make better others innovations...just dont shout and claim those innovations are originally theirs and start suing people for "cheap" tricks...pinch/zoom, multi-touch screen had been there in other forms before the iphone... apple attacking samsung/other oems for using the "bounce effect" at the end of scrolling when apple is now copying android's drop down notification, webOS's multi-tasking + also android's control center in iOS 7, heck even the old thread-sms of palm etc etc...this argument should also go to other oems who maybe thinking of following apple's path....look, some people maybe jealous of apple's success, but most are genuinely upset for the above reasons...in closing, i wanna reiterate, again, what steve jobs himself said, good artists copy, great artists steal ideals...
172. rite2hhh (Posts: 7; Member since: 28 Aug 2013)
what about the numerous times when others did the same ?
189. darknetone (Posts: 1; Member since: 18 Sep 2013)
While I have to agree some of what is new in iOS7 is not innovative I would say that there is quite a bit that is. I would also say that Apple is far more innovative than Microsoft as a whole. MS simply aquires companies and patents, they innovate very little themselves.
...and no I am not a "fanboy" I am a realist.
48. AeroPrime (Posts: 175; Member since: 21 Feb 2011)
iOS 7 copied windows phone and meego concept. LOL
109. amansingal14 (Posts: 309; Member since: 08 Sep 2012)
Looks like Sailfish, Ubuntu and WP merged to form a piece of crap that looks ugly as hell.
117. Pedro0x (Posts: 271; Member since: 19 Oct 2012)
What the hell are you talking about? This article is about the IOS, which is a OS, you can´t compare a OS to a phone. I have not seen such a stupid comment in like ever. Such a nokia fan, you are sertainly paid by nokia.
By the way this new IOS is way better than WP 8. WP can be only better in that there are live tiles which some may like (not me) and that this new IOS is too much white everywhere.
And if Microsoft isn´t going to do something big with WP, it is going to lose a big market share.
And to everyone that says Apple just copied from other OS, ofcourse it had to be done. What did you expect, they had to catch up android.
And IOS 7 is coming to Iphone 4, but WP 8 couldn´t even come to WP devices from 2012.
118. OnlyiPhone (unregistered)
If you don't care why did you even open this post to comment. Why not go on a post about the Lumia phones and praise them. That would draw more attention to what you like then coming in a post saying nothing about a Lumia phone and bashing the phone its talking about ijs.
156. Pedro0x (Posts: 271; Member since: 19 Oct 2012)
You must be really stupid comparing a device to an OS. And since I think you mean WP, then no, IOS 7 is way better than that piece of garbage. It doesn´t even have a notification centrum.
158. tigermcm (Posts: 855; Member since: 02 Sep 2009)
Im trying to understand how windows is hated so much but ios7 took some of the modern looks from it, blinkfeed on htc is all the rave yet it comes from wp smh
164. zhiae (unregistered)
no wait here is features
180. astroparthi (Posts: 25; Member since: 19 Nov 2009)
if u dont care...?! y the hell u r here...? go and check ur latest lumia line up...
2. MartianMe (unregistered)
Straight ripoff from android....google you should sue this f*cking company..
12. akbarkool (Posts: 42; Member since: 06 Nov 2012)
Most of it is from windows phone..
183. reckless562 (banned) (Posts: 1153; Member since: 09 Sep 2013)
they should all get together and sue apple at the same time for their individual thefts
44. sniper1087 (Posts: 514; Member since: 31 Dec 2011)
huh? not really I dont get what you mean back when ICS got announced just around WebOS died and google took their swipe to remove running apps, just check HP Touchpad and you can see theyyy had that before google, the notifications maybe a little, but what is wrong with taking some ideas and improving on them, I think it looks great and yes I have an HTC One at the moment as well as an Ipad, and I used the Windows phone and besides the unlock feature things are different, you cant compare.
144. tedkord (Posts: 11956; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)
It doesn\'t matter where Apple copied it from, every new bit of IOS is copied. It\'s the sort of thing Apple and it\'s diehard fans whine about when others do it to a much smaller extent, then go silent when Apple does full clone. It\'s called hypocrisy.
121. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)
youre right they keep stealing ideas right from Android
3. olegarda (Posts: 5; Member since: 20 May 2013)
samdung phones can be touched on the tip to transfer pictures (wheeeeeee!!)