The swiping changes to the app store may be significant...

Discussion in 'iPad' started by jabingla2810, Nov 26, 2011.

  1. jabingla2810 macrumors 68020

    Oct 15, 2008
    Apple recently updated the App Store and iTunes store for the iPad to include a new swipe interface.

    Featured apps and songs can now be explored by swiping, instead of pressing arrow buttons.

    This change may prove to be significant in regards to folders.

    Astetichally, these new swipe sections of the store look very similar to a folder when open, which is may prove to be important.

    If people intuitively know to swipe these sections left and right to reveal more, they will also know to swipe folders left and right to reveal more.

    Now I'm not guaranteeing that folders will get expanded like this, but if it were to happen, it would be a very easy to understand transition and would be consistent throughout the os, something that Apple is very keen on.
  2. matrix07 macrumors 601


    Jun 24, 2010
    Weii forget folder, I'll perfectly happy if Apple just add (2 fingers) swiping for forwarding and backwarding in Safari just like OSX.
  3. Mac.World macrumors 68000


    Jan 9, 2011
    In front of uranus
    That's why I use Atomic web browser. Swipe gestures ftw.
  4. Skika macrumors 68030

    Mar 11, 2009
  5. NMF macrumors 6502a


    Oct 27, 2011
    Unlimited folders would make me very very happy. Only jailbreak thing that I miss.
  6. jbud72 macrumors member

    Mar 21, 2010
    Miami, FL
    Yup. Asinine as to why Apple limits us.

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