iOS 5 Notifications still obtrusive!

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  1. trajen macrumors 6502a

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    When an alert pops down from the top it covers navigation buttons. Shouldn't the screen move down just a tad for the banner in order to maintain a user-friendly UI? Either that or speed up the banner animation. Thoughts?
     
  2. kingdLo macrumors 6502

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    The alerts cover the buttons sure, but they still work even almost fully covered.
     
  3. NyYaNkEeFaN95 macrumors regular

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    I'm happy apple changed the notifications. Would you rather have the old one...
     
  4. err404 macrumors 68020

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    Any time something is brought onto the display it will be obtrusive. The trick is minimizing that impact. I'd like to see a simple 'x' int the corner of the drop down so we could quickly dismiss the alert instead of waiting for it to time out.
    The bigger problem that I have is the swipe action can interfere with some apps (mostly games)
     
  5. trajen thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Good idea! That would be beneficial.
     
  6. JReinn macrumors member

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    Great idea with the 'x'.

    But about the games... Since Beta 2 (or 3) they changed it, so you need to swipe twice in "Full-screen" apps, if you know what I mean. It'll time out after some time, or if you just tap somewhere else, it'll go away. So unless you make 2 movements in fullscreen apps that are exactly the same (from the top to the bottom of the screen), it won't show the notification center. :)
     
  7. NyYaNkEeFaN95 macrumors regular

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    Yes i have noticed that and i like it alot
     
  8. itsalexaye macrumors regular

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    i dont like the way they changed the lockscreen notifications from beta 1 to 2. i liked the ones in beta 1 much better.
     
  9. Statusnone88 macrumors 65816

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    iOS 5 beta 4 broke Personal Hotspot, a feature I use on a day to day basis traveling for work. I had to downgrade to 4.3.5 and while I love having my Hotspot back, I miss the hell out of iOS 5 notifications.


    You're insane if you think iOS 5 isn't a VAST improvement over iOS 4. Not saying it's perfect, but it's pretty damn impressive. Blows the **** out of Androids notification system. Apple didn't "come up with it" but they sure did perfect it.
     
  10. walie macrumors 6502a

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    how?
     
  11. boss.king macrumors 68040

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    I'm curious how it's any better, and in fact, any different?
     
  12. zobby macrumors newbie

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    I love the new notifications but I think an x to get rid of them would perfect the system. Notifications almost seem to sense when I want to press something at the top and suddenly appear right at the wrong moment. :)
     
  13. Dumbledorelives macrumors 6502

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    It's better because Apple made it. Obviously. XD
     
  14. iMattcotv, Aug 1, 2011
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    I agree. They need to create a way to immediately hide the popup.

    - Perhaps a swipe up from the little popup?
    - A Swipe left or right to show "delete"
    - an X like you suggested
    - or even double tapping

    Which ever the case is, im sure the jailbreak community will brew the idea into reality :D
     
  15. JetBlack7 macrumors 68020

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    Nice idea. Submit it to Apple ;)

    http://www.apple.com/feedback/iphone.html
     
  16. Certinfy macrumors 6502a

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    Maybe use one of the volume buttons to get rid of it? It won't get in the way if music is playing because it's only one simple press I suppose. Just this way it won't interfere with what's on screen.
     
  17. JetBlack7 macrumors 68020

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    I don't think that would be wise, it's not practical at all.
     
  18. NyYaNkEeFaN95 macrumors regular

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    I never noticed a difference...

    The iPhones whole OS is smoother than android.

    Its smooth and more customization in my opinion.

    True...Apple didn't make notification center it perfected it.
     
  19. err404 macrumors 68020

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    I'd love to take credit for the idea, but I got it from another thread on the forum when notifications were first introduced. I believe that the idea was submitted at that time.
     
  20. NyYaNkEeFaN95 macrumors regular

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    I don't know if this was discussed but in full screen apps if you slide down a little bar comes down then you have to slide it down again so it doesn't interfere with games.
     
  21. WordMasterRice macrumors 6502a

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    Hardly a good reason

    Is that a joke? What, exactly, is customizable about the new notification system, other than the position that they show up and the ability to turn it on and off?

    If this is the "perfect" notification system I feel sorry for the future of smart phones.
     
  22. NyYaNkEeFaN95 macrumors regular

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    Hahahaha, I dont know i just think that droids whole OS is choppy like running windows vista with 1GB of ram and a 1GHz processor. On droid it takes me at least 2-3 trys to pull down the notification center.
     
  23. Certinfy macrumors 6502a

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    How about this, when the notification comes on screen a quick tap of the home button gets rid of it. I know people will say that this will interfere with wanting to quit an app but if you want to do that while a notification is up then you should have to hold it and it'll get rid of both the notification and app.
     
  24. NyYaNkEeFaN95 macrumors regular

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    That seems like a good idea
     
  25. WordMasterRice macrumors 6502a

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    While thats a valid point, and part of the reason I don't use a droid, it really doesn't have anything to do with the Notification Center.
     

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