Here is another alternative: http://lifehacker.com/5929546/see-the-actual-signal-strength-on-your-iphone-with-this-quick-tweak
I like the dots, but the carrier name is still present to the right of them. If they could get rid of the carrier name, it would be perfect.
I think the dots look okay, but they take up too much room.
They take up too much space,
They take up too much space, I like the older signal bars, looks more modern and cleaner to me. For a guy who praises on minimalism, I don't understand the move behind this. Referring to Ives btw.
Plus those circles remind me of the holes by the earpiece on the Samsung Galaxy S4. Ugly