Tag: iOS 7

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iOS 7 is not perfect

Does that even still need saying? I'm an iOS 7 fan, but not fan-boy. iOS 7 is a big improvement, but even after several months of using it, I still stumble occasionally. There are a number of annoyances in this massive software update and a new Tumblr blog, UX Critique (helpfully highlighted by John Gruber ...

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Another step change from Apple?

In this morning's Observer, John Naughton wonders if the relatively low-key launch of new iPhones from Apple masks a more significant technological step-change - one that the competition will leap to emulate as soon as possible. More than flat icons or colourful phones, there may be some less obvious, yet more significant. And although the ...

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48 hours with iOS 7

Like most geeks in the UK, I was frustrated by the inability of Apple's servers to keep up with my downloading needs when iOS 7 was finally made available to us. Frantic attempts to get my hands on it failed miserably until time differences meant that most of the USA was tucked up in bed ...

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Hoping for Apple-related surprises

As the world and its dog knows, Apple are going to announce some new products this coming Tuesday. All signs point to at least one new iPhone model - in all probability, two - as well as the confirmed availability of the new iOS 7. All iPhone rumours indicate that we'll see a slight update ...

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Tempted by the dark side…

I spent a worryingly long amount of time indoors last Saturday, fondling an Android phone handset. Despite the lovely weather outside, I was in a Vodafone store in Canary Wharf, giving serious thought to upgrading to a Samsung Galaxy 4 S. I know. I was shocked too. Here's the thing: It's gorgeous. A fantastic - ...

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A WWDC scorecard

Like all good nerds, I was glued to Monday's keynote at WWDC. Now. If that sentence makes no sense to you, I advise you to skip to the next blog post. Because what follows will make even less sense... I've divided my immediate reactions into the following three themes: 1. Reasons to be cheerful iOS7 ...