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Old Aug 22, 2013, 05:45 PM   #1
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Favorite iOS7 Feature(s)

Thought of a maybe fun topic... What's your favorite iOS7 feature that Apple has introduced? Why?
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Old Aug 22, 2013, 05:46 PM   #2
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Old Aug 22, 2013, 05:49 PM   #3
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In before the "i hate the icons" "please change the icons" "whats with the my little pony theme" posts.
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Old Aug 22, 2013, 05:59 PM   #5
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Control centre , auto updates , and NC .. And I do like the new UI , call me crazy ...... As a developer I'm very happy to see the direction that iOS is going in ....
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Old Aug 22, 2013, 06:03 PM   #6
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Gesture to go back is a definite one.
and ofc Control Center.
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Old Aug 22, 2013, 06:11 PM   #7
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Old Aug 22, 2013, 06:14 PM   #8
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Control center and Multi-tasking... Maybe airdrop as soon as my friends update to ios7
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Old Aug 22, 2013, 06:19 PM   #9
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Control center, the new ugly dock and ugly icons... Ohh no wait those arent features right?
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Old Aug 22, 2013, 06:20 PM   #10
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Some of my favorites have been already mentioned... but one thing I'm very excited about is the new abilities of the shared photo streams. Right now, each of my family members has a separate stream they post pictures to that the rest of the family can see on their photo stream. Now, we can create ONE family stream and all post to it!
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Thought of a maybe fun topic... What's your favorite iOS7 feature that Apple has introduced? Why?
Swipe to go back because it's difficult to reach the back button if you're using the phone with only 1 hand.
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Old Aug 22, 2013, 06:57 PM   #12
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Swipe to go back because it's difficult to reach the back button if you're using the phone with only 1 hand.
I'm pretty sure swipe to go back has already been introduced in the App Store app and a few other places in the OS.
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Old Aug 22, 2013, 07:03 PM   #13
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I'm pretty sure swipe to go back has already been introduced in the App Store app and a few other places in the OS.
As in iOS 6 and before? What screens/apps, out of curiosity?
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Old Aug 22, 2013, 07:07 PM   #14
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As in iOS 6 and before? What screens/apps, out of curiosity?
I'm running iOS7 on my iPhone 5. If you go in settings you can swipe back. And and if your in the App Store looking at an app you can swipe back.
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Old Aug 22, 2013, 07:10 PM   #15
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I'm running iOS7 on my iPhone 5. If you go in settings you can swipe back. And and if your in the App Store looking at an app you can swipe back.
Oh, you mean in iOS 7 in general? Yeah, it's been introduced more or less system-wide (which is I think what Armen was referring to, and what the thread is basically about). I thought with your earlier reply where you mentioned "... has already been introduced ..." you meant that that feature was there in some places before iOS 7.
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I love Control Center and AirDrop and automatic app updating, but the thing I love/use the most is probably the swipe gestures in Safari, Messages, Settings, etc. So nice to be able to swipe to go back now ...
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Old Aug 22, 2013, 07:16 PM   #17
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Air drop, but its not completely awesome until we are able to airdrop to and from a mac.
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Old Aug 22, 2013, 07:19 PM   #18
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Oh, you mean in iOS 7 in general? Yeah, it's been introduced more or less system-wide (which is I think what Armen was referring to, and what the thread is basically about). I thought with your earlier reply where you mentioned "... has already been introduced ..." you meant that that feature was there in some places before iOS 7.
Oh no. I was just referring to Apple already introducing swipe to go back in iOS7. Sorry for the confusion.

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Air drop, but its not completely awesome until we are able to airdrop to and from a mac.
I agree. Hope Apple allows you to use airdrop between Macs and iPhones.
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Old Aug 22, 2013, 07:30 PM   #19
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Swipe to go back. Especially in safari. Such a small feature but very convenient.
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Old Aug 22, 2013, 07:33 PM   #20
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I use Today everyday. And Automatically updates are nice from connivence stand point and from a geek stand point. Best feeling was just the other day I looked at my iPhone and saw a new app icon for Youtube.
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I love Control Center and AirDrop and automatic app updating, but the thing I love/use the most is probably the swipe gestures in Safari, Messages, Settings, etc. So nice to be able to swipe to go back now ...
I agree. I often find myself swiping back in apps that don't support it, just out of habit, and being disappointed when nothing happens. I can't wait until more apps support it.
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Old Aug 22, 2013, 07:50 PM   #23
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Having the exact time of each text message. It's a small feature but something I've always wanted on my iPhone.
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Old Aug 22, 2013, 09:13 PM   #24
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Oh, you mean in iOS 7 in general? Yeah, it's been introduced more or less system-wide (which is I think what Armen was referring to, and what the thread is basically about). I thought with your earlier reply where you mentioned "... has already been introduced ..." you meant that that feature was there in some places before iOS 7.
Exactly. The system wife swipe to go back is my favorite feature of iOS 7
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Swipe to go back has been a big deal for me.
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