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Apple iOS 6 review: Moving forward

26 September 2012 | Read the review | Post your comment
Apple iOS 6 review: Moving forward - read the full textThe next iOS version has never been as big a deal as upgrades to Android or Windows. If it ain't broke, don’t fix it, must've been the line of thinking and it's up to you to replace broke with fragmented or catching up, as needed...

 

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Forget jellybean, this can't even beat a gingerbread.

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  • 2012-09-26 20:27
  • Py8$

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-09-26 18:34 from p77u - click to readIt's nice to have the option of swapping out your battery. I'm going on a week long trek (with no electricity) soon and have the option to take my phone and spare batteries.
Don't fool yourself that iPhones don't freeze.

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  • 2012-09-26 20:27
  • nHAA

'You can set songs from your music library as alarm tones'? LOL! Has it really taken Apple this long to add this feature?

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  • 2012-09-26 20:22
  • nHAA

three new wallpapers ahhahahahaah!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WTF?!?!?

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  • 2012-09-26 20:15
  • P9G9

Nothing change to my iPad 2,, at least nothing significantly useful!!

We need a big innovation here apple!!

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  • 2012-09-26 19:59
  • 3AY6

I will create a new smart phone and name it SAMPLE and run on OS anOS..

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  • 2012-09-26 19:58
  • Qxpm

> In reply to GS @ 2012-09-26 19:37 from 9G2F - click to readUhm... which phone got offline maps and S-amoled?

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  • 2012-09-26 19:47
  • LpIJ

Gosh that looks horrible, wall of icons, wall of icons.

Still no proper multitasking, widgets, no offline maps lcd screen and not S-Amoled...epic fail.

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  • 2012-09-26 19:37
  • 9G2F

iOS is simple and elegant...i like where it is and i will not compare it to android probably cuz i also use HTC one X at the same time....if iOS takes the android funky step it may loose its elegant appeal....as for customizations i always JB my phn to mess around with the looks of OS
so iOS nd android they are r different nd i like both of them as for WP8...now thats what u call boring cuz after experiencing Lumia800 dats what i can say...

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  • 2012-09-26 19:12
  • NFaF

> In reply to iOS @ 2012-09-26 18:06 from iBNk - click to readwidgets, Additional storage support(micro sd, usb on t go) app side loading, live wallpapers, flash support(not on jellybean but xda got u covered) the ability of download everything of the web, bt transfer, a beam, hotspot Integarted, and the ability of change everything... Im sure im leaving some things

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  • 2012-09-26 18:56
  • RbXH

> In reply to Haseeb @ 2012-09-26 18:18 from KIdM - click to readYes, of course widgets are useless - To blind idiots who cannot get them on their device, they are entirely useless. - That is until the Apple overlord tells you it is ok to have widgets. Do you remember how 3.5 inches was the 'sweet spot' on mobile phones?

The rest of us will enjoy Widgets on devices, allowing far access to real time data from a number of applications at once.

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  • 2012-09-26 18:51
  • nGuQ

bah same old boring ugly ui & phone design from first time until now sell really overpriced what a sh*t junk

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  • 2012-09-26 18:48
  • XMiv

> In reply to iOS @ 2012-09-26 18:06 from iBNk - click to readWhy you need to remove battery? Or actually i know, i have friend who have sgs2 and i see him removing his battery because sgs2 totally freeze.

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  • 2012-09-26 18:34
  • p77u

WOW! Three new wallpapers! Amazing features.
No, not al lot of big improvements. apple is not really catching up with Android. The same holds for the phones.
In my opinion a big disappointment!

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  • 2012-09-26 18:27
  • nim2

Widgets,live wallpapers etc are just useless things....Apple ios is simple and beautiful mobile software i have ever used......The thing which i love about it is that it is fluid,smooth and swift,almost no hiccups.....

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  • 2012-09-26 18:18
  • KIdM

> In reply to [deleted post]no, i beleive everyone at gsmarena realizes that the iphone 5 is a silly way of apple to introduce a new device when they have nothing new to introduce, did you not read the initial opion that gsm arena wroet, they hated on the 5

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  • 2012-09-26 18:18
  • QGMH

Sory but what an iC**p! iOS the mobile system from stone age! :)

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  • 2012-09-26 18:14
  • gIsy

Whatever Android have, that iOS don't, well.. I do not use those features. Widgets? They turn my Samsung S2 so hot that you can make dinner on the back of the phone. Task manager? I do not need to see whatever is running on my phone as long as the OS i stable. Or let's say it like this: a feature Samsung has added and Apple has not: possibility to remove battery. Thank god my Samsung has this option...

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  • 2012-09-26 18:06
  • iBNk

Fifa13 released for iOS yesterday! And oh boy its great!

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  • 2012-09-26 17:52
  • p77u

I find it more of a downgrade than an upgrade.

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  • 2012-09-26 17:30
  • fkVx

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