Archive for June 27, 2013

iOS 7 – second impressions

June 27, 2013 Comments off


I installed all of my current shipping apps onto an iPhone 4 running iOS 7 beta 2, to test them out. The quick summary is that pretty much everything works as expected. In fact the only issue I have found is that sometimes the PIN entry keypad on Account Tracker fails to show (but a few taps causes it to appear).

There are three known UI changes, even for apps compiled against earlier versions of iOS. I have included screenshots below. The first is for popup windows in the middle of the screen (UIAlertView). These now look like …


The second is for options that are displayed from the bottom of the screen (UIActionSheet) …


Finally Apple have changed the alignment of text below grouped table sections, from centre to left (can’t say I like this at all, but perhaps I’ll get used to it!) …