Here's what users would like to see in iOS 7

Here's what users would like to see in iOS 7
With Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) 2013 taking place on June 10-14, the company is expected to unveil the long-anticipated next version of the iOS platform. What makes iOS 7 so special? Well, with a new executive heading the software division, we all think that this will be the year when Apple's mobile OS will finally get a much-needed visual and functional overhaul. As awesome as the current iOS is in terms of design, the need of a serious overhaul has become bigger and bigger over the years. You know, users nowadays want to do more with their phones than what they wanted back in the day.

So, we asked you last week if there's something specific that you'd like to see in iOS 7. As you might expect, we got a lot of great ideas deserving to be heard... if not by Apple itself, then at least by our broad community. Of course, we can't publish them all here, because that would make for a long and tiresome article, so instead, we've tried to pick some of the best ones for you. Here they are in their full, uncut glory!






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27 Comments

1. mansin

Posts: 5; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

Wishfull thinking.

11. juandante

Posts: 679; Member since: Apr 23, 2013

Yes it's a real joke from apple that users wanting "Themes" on their iSh*t should be wishfull thinking. Nevertheless, iOS is C++ like, Android is Java so for me there is still a bit of interest in using iOS (when jailbreaked...) because it's not an App emulator.

23. ITEngineer

Posts: 54; Member since: Mar 26, 2013

You sir are wrong. 1) IOS uses Objective C. 2) The Android kernel is programmed in c,c++ and is a Linux based os. You can program apps for Android in most languages now: c++, c, and ruby just to name a few. Most choose java since google has pushed enough API'es and made it simple

24. MasterOfMobility

Posts: 1; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

Imagine his surprise

17. ITEngineer

Posts: 54; Member since: Mar 26, 2013

Yeah, they basically want an Android.

25. mafiaprinc3

Posts: 585; Member since: May 07, 2012

dam right it is, mass storage mode,keep dreaming, if it does come apple will say it is revolutionary, i dont hate on apple but they need to begin innovating again,right now they are far behind

2. stevetruman

Posts: 19; Member since: Jul 27, 2012

atleast it should come with storage expansion..!!

3. goflet

Posts: 50; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

ios users, come to android. We have all that you want

13. SleepingOz unregistered

And more!

22. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

And FREEDOM!

18. WakaFlakaD

Posts: 576; Member since: Apr 30, 2011

Doesn't make sense. If a consumer know what he/she wants, then they will jump to an Android in the first place, not to iOS. Most iOS users are happy with what they use. After people, they are not "stuck" with a phone. They have the freedom to choose and buy

4. Reverence

Posts: 224; Member since: Jul 16, 2012

So in short they want ios7 with android

5. Tim.Cook

Posts: 1; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

Hope you are paying attention to these comments, John !

6. amiaq

Posts: 509; Member since: Jun 30, 2012

Apple users, you guys are soooo missing out all this long

7. FlushGordon unregistered

They want Android features? Lol ya can't blame them because Apple sucks at listening to their customers

8. fuhrer

Posts: 39; Member since: Apr 29, 2013

I would like to see Bluetooth file exchange, ext sd card, Widgets, usb OTG

12. FlushGordon unregistered

Usb otg and ext SD cards? Lol you know damn well APPLE avoids them like the plague, no?

9. FlushGordon unregistered

Expect some over the top "revolutionary" exageration by the time the OS is announced.

10. fanboy1974

Posts: 1345; Member since: Nov 12, 2011

And iOwners wonder why we love Android. It's not all about big screens.

14. E34V8

Posts: 109; Member since: Dec 16, 2011

Those are all great functions. I doubt that more than 1 or 2 will make it in to iOS 7, but they and many more are all available in Android. And from 4.1 above, the performance is great (on the Nexus devices for sure), so... why wait for Apple to do nothing?

15. Meleagru

Posts: 92; Member since: Dec 03, 2012

Aren't those all features present in Android right now?

16. MC1123

Posts: 1256; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

i think redesign UI would be good but i think file manager or mass storage wont and will never happen on an apple device coz agaun apple is preventing piracy... NFC is a, maybe, must right now but with apple closeness, share with co-idevice is the best solution.. so they could still lock there users.. dont get me wrrong people.. just an opinion!

19. jeff1434325

Posts: 97; Member since: Aug 07, 2012

iOS users...just choose Android, and all these heavenly features will be yours. lolz.

20. geekfreak unregistered

Missed on one thing, NFC requires a Hardware Chipset to Support. But if the OS could Support then the next possible iPhone should have Capabilities to support too.

21. vhammoudeh

Posts: 12; Member since: Jun 03, 2012

Funny how everything mentioned has been on Android from the start...

27. drnggaj33

Posts: 127; Member since: Feb 29, 2012

all of these sound like andriod phones to me ijs ....get a nexus tablet 7" and sam note2 youll be fine and you can add more storage with a sd card for the note2 ijs

28. buccob

Posts: 2980; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

So bottomline.... the most wanted feature in iOS 7 is to boot Android... basically

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