Anyone else HUGELY disgusted by the flat look?

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  1. Kaykaykay

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    I much prefer the flat look, because I've always leaned toward modern design -- clean lines and images. I don't need an ebook to mimic a print book or digital notes to mimic a paper notepad, for instance. And I've always found the Newsstand and iBooks bookcases amazingly cheesy. But I won't judge the new iOS until I get my hands on it. To me, great design is always a plus, but not at the expense of usability. And I judge usability hands-on, not by reading or hearing about it.
     
  2. Sonicrobby

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    Yeah If I renew my dev license I might get it, I feel it's something I can get used to. But I don't think I will put it on my iPad regardless, it's just too pretty :3
     
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    I personally don't see mimic-ing books or notepads to be old fashioned, since I use these things everyday. Not saying I don't mind some change, but I think iOS is already attractive. I don't think Android looks any better and I find the so-called "flat look" to be washed out and lacking in depth. Win8 is, IMO, not an interface that I want to look at all the time.

    Just to be clear, though, I don't much care either way...just saying is all. :)
     
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    It goes on all my devices the minute it hits the streets. For me, these mobile devices are all about having the most up-to-date, feature-packed OS. That's what makes them useful. Without the OS, the devices are basically useless.
     
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  5. Kaykaykay

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    I'm still using my iPad 2 on iOS 5.1.1, lol. I take it on trips because it still uses the old Google maps. I have an iPad 4 and I don't like Apple maps or the current Google map app, so I usually leave that at home on trips. I've got a few apps that won't update without iOS 6, but I'm still using them just fine so far.
     
  6. Threelions

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    I like everything bar the new colour scheme.
     
  7. giradman

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    Well, I'm not so much into pastels, but once the beta testing is done which might change the color scheme, will not the OS offer some different screen theme offerings? Don't know on an iOS platform but would hope that a limited choice might be offered? :)
     
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    Same here, though I'm not sure how long it will take me to upgrade 5 iDevices on release day.
     
  9. PeterJMelb

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    If the "flat" UI makes iOS7 more productive then that's a plus.
     
  10. BocataDeChoped

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    As someone already said this overhaul was long overdue. I like it even though the icons look like a little bit "girlish" (no offense intended).
     

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