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Discussion in 'iOS 10' started by Retromac2008, Mar 2, 2017.
Are the new features useful?
Yeah they are worth the upgrade the only thing you are losing is the the sort by app feature in the notification centre and its a bit slow not by much by it is bit slow compared to ios9
A bit slow on which device? Because here on 6S is noticeable faster!
The iPhone 5S
No, because of 2 reasons >
1. No slide to unlock (in ios9, you don't even have to press the home button to open your phone)
2. Control center in 2 pages (waste of space and time)
For me iOS 10 has 2 minor positive points and 2 bigger negatives. I know it has some extra abilities compared to 9, but I don't use that stuff.
positive: better event notifications in Safari (before they were visible for about 1/10 second)
positive: desktop redrawing seems faster
negative: they killed "slide to unlock" which is the best unlock method for devices without Touch ID
negative: Control Center on 2 panels is a nuisance
They need to bring back "slide to unlock", at least as an option. I guess everyone working at Apple has a new device with Touch ID so they don't notice the new unlock method is awkward for people with older devices like my iPad Air.
I have a 5C I use as an iPod. I was hesitant to upgrade it because I was worried about performance. For me I found iOS 10 actually performed as good if not better. I was surprised.
I don't like the slide to unlock on the 5C or my iPad Air since it doesn't have touch ID. I actually like the 2 panel control center now that I'm used to it. I like the notification system better again now that I'm used to it.
Overall I like the changes but nothing is that much better that it is an essential update.
For me iOS 10 has more negatives than positives.
Positive: It is quickier to end app. (Don't have to wait for the end of animation)
Positive: Animations are more fluid.
Negative: There is no option for notifications sort by app
Negative: Control center has two pages
Negative: Design of new notifications. I don't like it. I think iOS 9 notifications were much nicer. The same for widgets.
Negative: No slide to unlock. I like it even on Touch ID devices, when I have wet finger. And really liked slide to unlock for an alarm. I could end an alarm by slide or delay by button on the screen. Now, there are two buttons. And when I wake up I never know which is which.