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Designers Set About Fixing The Mess Apple Made In iOS 7 [Gallery]

Okay, so not <i>everyone</i> thinks Apple has ruined iOS with its newfound support of flat icons and whacky, eye-stinging colors. In fact, some iOS users love the new look. But many think it’s a gut-wrenching mess. In fact, some hate it so much that they’ve taken some time to fix it.<p>User interface …

Here’s What All The New iOS 7 Icons Look Like Compared To iOS 6 Icons

The new icons and user interface of iOS 7 has seemed to polarize a lot of Apple fans. Nearly every Apple app is getting a new icon when iOS 7 launches, and most of the icons are incredibly different that their iOS 6 counterparts.<p>Some designers have already set out to work on “fixing” Apple’s new …

Why You Probably Shouldn’t Install iOS 7 Right Now [Opinion]

There’s more reasons for holding off on installing iOS 7 than there are to install it.<p>Betas suck! They’re buggy! They are unfinished! They have like half the battery life! All your favorite apps crash!<p>“Would I pay someone $10 to install a pretty new UI, break my iPhone, then mug me?”

Where Are All The Curse Words In iTunes Radio?

Apple finally announced its long-rumored iTunes Radio service yesterday at WWDC, and even though it doesn’t officially launch until this fall, we’ve been taking it for a spin in the iOS 7 beta. Initially, iTunes Radio has left us fairly impressed, except for one huge omission: all the curse words …

iOS 7 Reading List Icon Has A Subtle Steve Jobs Tribute

The iOS 7 icon for ‘Reading List’ now contains a subtle tribute to Apple cofounder Steve Jobs. The thick rectangular frames used in the ‘Add to Reading List’ icon for iOS 6 have been replaced by Steve’s signature rimless spectacles.<p>Thanks: Mo


To Crack Down On Rhino Poaching, Authorities Turn To Drones

A crowd of wildlife rangers gathered on a woody hillside in Nepal last year to try something they'd never done before. A man held what looked like an overgrown toy airplane in his right hand, arm cocked as if to throw it into the sky. As his fellow rangers cheered, he did just that. A propeller …