iOS 7: release date and all the new features

iOS 7: release date and all the new features
Apple iOS 7 was a closely guarded secret that did not leak out until the official introduction of the new iPhones on September 10. If anything, it definitely seems like Tim Cook has doubled down on secrecy, and while a beta version of the software has been available for a while, the average consumer has a lot to look forward to with the impending roll-out of the revamped OS.

The exact time iOS 7 will be released is unknown, though if history repeats itself, your iPhones should start getting the green light at around 10AM PST on September 18.

Now that you have a more concrete time frame, as far as iOS 7's release date is concerned, lets turn to the actual features of the new software. For starters,  iOS 7 gets rid of the skeuomorphic design and exchanges it for a clean, modern look under new platform design chief Jony Ive. But it’s not just the looks. iOS 7 catches up with the competition and finally introduces true multitasking, and a brand new control center with quick access to toggles and music controls, and a new notification center.

All apps have been redesigned to match the new design language and you can take at our concise rundown of all the new features in iOS 7 right below.

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191 Comments

1. akbarkool

Posts: 42; Member since: Nov 06, 2012

I don't care.. Lumia is better..

9. AnTuTu

Posts: 1613; Member since: Oct 14, 2012

They wait and watch what other giants bring to the market. And then after couple of years they merge all those features together and say "Innovation". What a shame.....

10. darkkjedii

Posts: 31103; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Awww shut up hater. -1

16. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

-2 for you mr. fanboy

22. darkkjedii

Posts: 31103; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Lol yes a fanboy of tech. -2 rite back atcha

124. iami67

Posts: 334; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

hey darkjedi if your a fanboy of tech then how do you prefer apple. Do you mean you a fanboy of lack of tech.

173. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

+1 iami67

176. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

+2 for u Artsim98

26. ZeroCide

Posts: 814; Member since: Jan 09, 2013

haters? haters of what? quit drinking the koolaid and eyes and see whats going on. Apple does not innovate!

29. darkkjedii

Posts: 31103; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I don't give a rats a$$ what they do, as long as they make what I like. And man I love koolaid, was raised up on that stuff. Grape, cherry, and tropical punch are my favs...what're yours?

33. Quezdagreat

Posts: 428; Member since: Apr 05, 2012

Hater had to throw racism in it smh

36. darkkjedii

Posts: 31103; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

How so?

37. ZeroCide

Posts: 814; Member since: Jan 09, 2013

How is racism thrown into it?

41. darkkjedii

Posts: 31103; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

That's what I'm wondering ZeroCide. I didn't catch a hint of racism from you, and I sure as hell ain't racist.

47. Quezdagreat

Posts: 428; Member since: Apr 05, 2012

Never mind, but you're still a hater

53. darkkjedii

Posts: 31103; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Never mind?!! You make a profound statement like that, and all he gets is a never mind? C'mon Quezdagreat, please elaborate on this dude?

59. Quezdagreat

Posts: 428; Member since: Apr 05, 2012

I thought he was being racist when he brought up koolaid

61. ZeroCide

Posts: 814; Member since: Jan 09, 2013

Go to wikipedia and type in: Drinking the koolaid. This will educate you more on that. Next time you call someone racist make sure it is.

68. darkkjedii

Posts: 31103; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Without google it just hit me. Jim Jones believers,rite?

135. tedkord

Posts: 17364; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Jim Jones is what I\'ve always known the statement to be about. Zealots standing in line to be served what they\'re told to take even if it\'s bad for them. How is Kool aid a racist term? I come from a pretty racist town, thought I\'d heard all the phrases, but I\'ve never heard anything about Kool aid. BTW, I loved Kool aid as a kid, but not so much now. Too sweet.

69. Quezdagreat

Posts: 428; Member since: Apr 05, 2012

I'm sorry for jumping to conclusions, I have heard of the term. I am black and when someone brings koolaid into the convo, it's usually to be racist

73. darkkjedii

Posts: 31103; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I've had that done to me a lot, but he didn't meant it that way.

133. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

I agree that in the world still exist such problem like a racism, but in our days some people tend to cry about racism even if in certain situation there is no racism at all. Also some people tend to manipulate by crying about racism, it is just pathetic! In such way they just attract negativity to their race.

72. darkkjedii

Posts: 31103; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I think he was referring to Jim Jones the cult leader.

92. ZeroCide

Posts: 814; Member since: Jan 09, 2013

That is where that reference started. There have been other cults that drunk the kool-aid. Like the Apple one :)

35. ZeroCide

Posts: 814; Member since: Jan 09, 2013

From all your postings around here it seems like you do give a rats a$$. You seem to be constantly defending apple for their shadely business practices. I too like koolaid mine is tropical punch made by kraft foods. Its good as long as long as its not the apple flavor that most isheep seem to drink.

39. darkkjedii

Posts: 31103; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Lol apple flavor. +1 I caught that, I appreciate good humor. Seriously though, I care what my job does, they pay me quite well. I have no stake in apple, nor am I employed by them. They are however one heckuva company. I also admire Cook for the tremendous amount of pressure that dudes under, having taken over for a great and brilliant icon in Jobs. This is grown man talk, not fanboyism hate. Recognize son.

43. ZeroCide

Posts: 814; Member since: Jan 09, 2013

LOL!!!

50. darkkjedii

Posts: 31103; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

+1. I'm still waiting for dude to tell us how we're racist Zero. From our posts we were just raggin' on each other lol

51. ZeroCide

Posts: 814; Member since: Jan 09, 2013

Yup i still wanna know how we were being racist!!

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