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'Visual history' of iOS


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Last week (I think) over in the Android section of AVF, I posted about The Verge's rather well written history of Android going from 1.0 to 4.0, well know they have done an iOS version and its a pretty good read as well. Will take a few moments but if you're into tech history, it's worth it IMO :thumbsup:

iOS: A visual history | The Verge

EDIT: Also good endpoint of what will iOS 6 bring? will it bring a fundamental UI change? (with the subsequent 5.x.x updates being under the hood etc) or just more incremental changes?
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Have a look at OSX for how much iOS will continue to change revision-to-revision. It's a very similar story to iOS. I don't think we'll see a radical overhaul, IMO it doesn't need it, so long as it keeps growing in the way it has done.


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As if on cue with your post, news are now out that Apple hired a new interface designer.

Here's his existing portfolio of ideas, might show the direction iOS will move:


I like how the videos are made to match the general Apple style. He seems very talented and his attention to detail shows.
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