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Patience, where art thou?

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    Ever since I watched the recent WWDC I have been chomping at the bit for iOS 7. I have always considered both OS X and iOS the most beautiful operating systems to ever grace the planet. The iOS 7 UI is very different from the preceding UI's and I feel Apple did an outstanding job on it. However, I want iOS 7 now! Forgive me, I have no patience. Which reminds me.. can one of you wonderful developers code a 'patience' app and upload it so I can relieve the pain?

    Adding insult to injury, I have a feeling that trying to install iOS 7 during the day of its release will be a lesson in futility. Oh how I wish I had never watched the WWDC.
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    Solitair, a solo card game also sometimes called Patience. There are hundreds of versions in the App Store.

    Despite my joke, ironically a few games of Patience might actually help. :D
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    Good idea Mikel. I play patience a lot. Need to in my stressful school life.

    I can't wait for IOS7 either. It certainly looks beautiful. Sigh, does this mean I have to download OSX now that I have an MBA? How much is that going to cost?
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    Ard--have you updated your Tapatalk App? The new update feels like an iOS 7 preview of what things could look like with its simple clean look.
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    Yes, I updated the Tapatalk app on my iPhones, and installed the new version on my iPads, and I'm loving the new UI! They did an excellent job with this.
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    It takes some getting used to, but I find the update more responsive to load. I have updated my iPads and iPhones now and still practicing on it. I still go back to tue IPF App and the website for most things, but find using tapatalk a better feel.
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    You're right, it's more responsive than the previous version. I still don't remember whether or not this was a paid app.
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    It was a paid app, then it became free about 3 months or so ago. I can't remember how much I paid for it when I did buy it.
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    Well, as far as I'm concerned, it was worth the money even if it is now free.
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    I have 3 versions of the classic patience game on my iPad. They can be addictive! ;)

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    I only have one, Solitaire City, but it plays a lot of different solitaire games. Mostly I play Free Cell, but I'll occasionally play Spider. I have to admit I dislike the classic Klondike game. There isn't always a way to win.

    My other often used time killers are UniSudoku, TanZen, Unblock Me, and Bejeweled Blitz.


    To drift slightly back on topic, I enjoy the game LetterPress, which had the new flatter look long before iOS 7 was announced. But since you can't play alone, it is unreliable as a time waster.
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    Free cell and spider are my favourites. In the latter, I'm useless at the 4 suit level!

    I sometimes play the CG classic solitaire, or triple peaks variations. :)

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    I'm afraid I must be boring. I just play the normal version. I'm not a big game player and am easily bored. I'm more of a reader and occasional game every month.
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    OSX is normally pretty cheap (around £20) however, depending on the release date you may be entitled to a free upgrade as they often do this for people who have recently purchased a new Mac.......so check out the news when they release it.

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    That sounds really great, Gab. Thank you my friend.
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    they are so addicting that i cant stop when i lay down in bed! time just flies but when im sleeping it doesnt feel like that haha

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