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Multi-Generational Flaws in iOS, Part 2

This is part two in a series that discusses UX and other flaws in iOS.  You can find Part 1 here.

In part 1 I discussed what I felt were the top two flaws in iOS today: The lack of user profiles and abysmal application management.  In this post, I’ll continue the list.

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Multi-Generational Flaws in iOS, Part 1

I’ve been an iPhone user since the iPhone 3G went on sale in Canada.  I love my iPhone, but I also love to hate it.

Years ago I started feeling that iOS is showing its age: Features and UX design decisions that were made when the OS and it’s ecosystem were brand new just didn’t make sense anymore.

I wrote down a list of feature requests for iOS in 2011, intending to write a blog post.  While I was taking my time (if you can call three year “taking your time”), I watched two major releases of iOS (6, 7) come and go, but not a single item from the original list had been addressed!  At this point I no longer consider them feature requests, but rather flaws in iOS.  And just what are those flaws?  Read on.

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