Android 4.2.2 VS iOS 7

Apple have always considered themselves to be innovators, being in the forefront for many a decade, especially with their iOS. They at WWDC 2013 today launched the very latest edition of their OS, iOS 7. The UI has been completely changed, so those who got tired of seeing the same old iOS look year after year. Then this is really good news, the new UI focuses on a beautiful Holo UI look, if you’re an Android user then this would sound oddly familiar to you. Wouldn’t it? The new iOS 7 looks very similar to that of Android 4.0, which introduced the Holo UI in 2011. Currently Google’s OS is currently reigning supreme on version Android 4.2, Jelly Bean. Lock Screen The lock screen has completed changed, so the “sliding to your right” to unlock the iPhone has been removed. Apple really are to sticking to “”keeping it simple”, with nothing but text on the lock screen. There is no confirmation yet if there will be any widgets on it. Home Screen  The homescreen layout is the same but the color pallet used on the homescreen is a bit similar to that of the Google Play store, so the new look has made it  quite vibrant and really nice to look at. The homescreen works well with the iPhones gyroscope because when you tilt the device you can almost see behind the icons. If you want this in your Android device then, there is an app on the Google Play Store called 3D Effect Live Wallpaper.  Apple still has not gone into the live wallpaper territory yet. Though, Android’s version of Holo has sharp edges to its design, while the new iOS has rounded edges. Quick Toggle iOS 7 gets a taste of quick toggles, which mean that you get an option to turn on/off all the basic functions like Wifi, Airplane Mode, Bluetooth etc. This again is all too similar to the Quick Toggle found on Android 4.2. Weather and Messages The weather app has received a complete overhaul; actually it’s the same Yahoo app available on the App Store and looks quite similar to that found in HTC’s Sense 5. Weather apps are usually integrated on all android devices, if you are using a Touch Wiz device, then the clock is integrated with the weather App. If you have a Sense 5 device then blink feed shows you the weather on your homescreen. Not only the homescreen, but it is also available on the lock screen. So, weather for an Android user is always available at a glance. Mail and message gave a new look too, with swipe to delete option added...

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