iOS 9 is awesome

Discussion in 'iOS 9' started by keatth, Jul 10, 2015.

  1. keatth macrumors 6502

    Aug 24, 2013
    I love the new multitasking screen, no stupid annoying contact circles of people you've recently talked with at the top, hair nice stacked cards with an animation so nice and fluid I can't stop swiping left and right. The new font looks great and everything just seems faster :)
  2. bbfc macrumors 68030


    Oct 22, 2011
    Newcastle Great Park, England.
    It does clear up a lot of the annoyances from 7 and 8. The UI feels more polished (apart from the rounded corners of share sheets and pop up menus).
  3. keatth thread starter macrumors 6502

    Aug 24, 2013
    I think they will change the rounder pop up sheets by release, one thing I did notice though that is now missing, in iOS 8 when in multitasking view you could touch the home screen area appearing in the background and it would jump to the home screen, cannot do this anymore.
  4. KALLT macrumors 601

    Sep 23, 2008
    I don't think I like the extremely rounded corners of alerts and action sheets. They look really out of place for some reason.
  5. Yun0 macrumors 65816


    Jun 12, 2013
    Winnipeg, Canada
  6. The Doctor11 macrumors 603

    The Doctor11

    Dec 15, 2013
    New York
    Yeah I think they over did it. They need to get somewhere in the middle of iOS 8 and iOS 9 roundness for a nice fit.
  7. Laurence Eckert macrumors member

    Jun 6, 2014
    The rounded corners look terrible so far. I like them the way they are in iOS 8.
  8. Saurus504 macrumors member

    Jul 14, 2015
    I really like the design of iOS 9...but my 6+ has been pretty damn laggy and buggy since running the beta. I think they have one more PB before the final release so I really hope they work it out.
  9. nerdriot macrumors regular


    May 16, 2015
    I'm a huge fan as well. I'm loving the (now functioning normally) news app, the suggestions seem pretty spot on, and the new beta is running great on my iPhone 6. After 3 days, the battery life is on par with 8.4 for me, which is awesome.

    My only complaint isn't with the OS necessarily, but the music app. I wish it wasn't such a battery hog. Before  music, I could listen to music and it would barely touch the battery. Now it's a killer.
  10. lagwagon Suspended


    Oct 12, 2014
    Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Not sure why many claim that the Music app is a battery drain. Every time I've used it, it barely uses any battery. Many times now doing a 45-50 minute train ride in my city and it doesn't even move 1% each time. (iPhone 6) Just last night at a friends place I used my phone for music for 5-6 hours and I don't think it even used 10%. (Connected to a Bluetooth speaker.)
  11. nerdriot macrumors regular


    May 16, 2015
    I wish mine was that way, and hoping this new beta fixes that issue for me. Maybe it's on my end (a setting, maybe?).

    Edit: Example is when I shower, I'll play music (tmi), and it's usually for around 15-20 minutes. I usually lose between 4-10% during that period, while only listening to my music.

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