Developers Talk iOS 7: 10 Things To Know

Borrowed Ideas

Apple has been under fire for allegedly copying the look and feel of its competitors' operating systems. Developer Helen Timofeeva said, though her overall impression of the operating system is "rather positive," she believes "this is the beginning of the end. Apple has ceased to be a flagship; they adopt ideas from their competitors." Timofeeva said in the past, when Apple has borrowed an idea, it took raw ideas not yet implemented and added its own innovation. Now, if users want to get a glimpse of the new interface, Timofeeva said, "take a look at Google+ or Google Drive." In regards to the new task manager, Timofeeva said, "it has already been realized in Android."

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