iOS 7: The Unexpected Rollercoaster?

Apple’s newest software update for iPhones and iPads, iOS 7, is all the rage so far. It’s proven contagious, as 35% of Apple’s user updated from iOS6 within 24 hours of its introduction. Its sleek design and new look is visually appealing, but unique complaints have been rolling in – is the new operating system making people sick? Continue reading

iOS 7 iphone Prank convinces owners it’s waterproof

“Update to iOS 7 and become waterproof” claims the ad (see picture below) explaining that “In an emergency, a smart-switch will shut off the phone’s power supply and corresponding components to prevent any damage to your iPhone’s delicate circuitry.”

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Playing in Small Screens Near You: Skeumorph and The Parallax Effect

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iOS6 nostalgic skeumorphism

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iOS7 flatter than Texas

Owners of iPhone and iPad have been chatty in Apple-themed forums since iOS7 dropped. A source of complains about motion sickness, nausea, vertigo seemingly caused by the new parallax and zoom features in iOS7.

This week motion on-screen takes center stage. Let the carnival begin. Continue reading