All items tagged with "iOS7 Review"

iOS 7 Revs Up Gaming With New Controllers, Developer Tools

Apple Controller Specs bottom iOS 7 provides two new features under the hood that will blow the lid off mobile gaming: game controllers and a sprite animation and particle physics engine. While these may not sound super sexy, they have the potential to revolutionize the way we play games on our mobile devices. The first is a recognition that many games really need physical buttons to provide high-end gaming experiences, while the second is a step toward supporting game developers in the way that development engines like Unreal and Unity already do, but built right in to the operating system. Together, these two developments are nothing less than—forgive the pun—complete game changers. Mobile gaming is already a big business for game developers, publishers, and Apple. And while Apple has never put gaming front and center before, that’s going to change with iOS 7. Gaming is already huge; now it’s going to get even bigger.

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Getting To Know The iOS 7 Interface At A Glance [iOS 7 Review]

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The first thing you’re going to notice about iOS 7 is how drastically different it looks. Apple did a complete renovation. The familiarity in terms of usability is still there at a fundamental level, but the OS has taken a 180 in terms of aesthetics.

Whitespace is everywhere. Animations are funkier. Colors are trippier.

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iOS 7: The Cult of Mac Review Roundup

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We’ve already brought you an iOS 7 review roundup from everyone else, but you may have noticed that the Cult of Mac team published our own iOS 7 review today, too. It’s split up into separate parts to make it easier to digest, and this handy roundup will help you find each part and what it covers.

We’ve taken a look at all of the new features — including Control Center, AirDrop, and iTunes Radio — and all of the improvements Apple made to existing ones, like the Camera app and Notification Center. We’ve also got some tips and tricks that will help you get accustomed to iOS 7 in no time.

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All The New iOS 7 Features You Need To Know About For AirDrop, Safari, And The App Store [iOS 7 Review]

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Some of the more flashy features of iOS 7 like iTunes Radio, Multitasking, and Control Center have received a lot of the attention with iOS 7, but Apple has packed a couple of really neat features into AirDrop, Safari, and the redesigned App Store, that promise to completely change the way you use your iPhone.

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iOS 7: Control Center, Notification Center, Notes, Reminders & Music [iOS 7 Review]

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Control Center on iPad.

iOS 7 is much more than a pretty face. Early “news” reporting focussed on the new look provided at the last minute by Jony Ive and team, but the inner workings of the new OS have clearly been under development for a lot longer. So, try to look past the bright colors, blurred popovers and beautiful parallax for a moment, and join us as we take a tour of the best new features of iOS 7.

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