Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 17th Sep 2013 22:01 UTC
Apple

Interesting site that compares iOS 6 applications to their iOS 7 counterparts.

A few things stand out. First, while I dislike the look of iOS 6 applications, they at least look a lot less confusing than their iOS 7 counterparts - easier to read, clearer buttons, better contrast in the colour palette, that sort of thing. Second, many of them, like iOS 7 itself, are quite bright. I'm used to the darker colours of Windows Phone and Android, and iOS 7 is a heck of a lot brighter. Three, there's a lot of Holo and Metro influences in there.

I have actually played with several of the iOS 7 betas, and found none of them particularly convincing. This look has a lot of growing up to do.

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Now iOS apps look like Android?
by dragos.pop on Wed 18th Sep 2013 09:43 UTC
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2010-01-08

Is this just my opinion or iOS apps now try to mimic Android counter part.
Especially the menu button is identical to Android.
The irony is that in the beginning it was the other way around, using custom buttons and other GUI elements just to mimic iOS on Android.

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