(This is a guest post by Rohan Naravane. He works for Pricebaba and occasionally writes for NDTV Gadgets 360 and The Huffington Post. You can read his entire post below, along with a couple of my comments in brackets, such as this one. – PN)
In 2016, iOS will celebrate its 9th anniversary. Nine years ago, Apple changed the course of how we use mobile phones today, and the OS that powers iPhones, iPads & iPod touches has come a long way. I’ve been making iOS wish lists for a couple of years now, and as I write every word, it almost seems pointless. Apple will end up doing what it will see fit; it always has been known for that.
Or has it? There are side-by-side comparisons of every highlight feature of iOS 9 that were inspired from its competitors. Tim Cook’s Apple seems to be more accommodating than ever before. Think about it, if back in 2011, I would have told you that a few years later iPhones will have 3rd party keyboards, widgets, full multitasking, and picture-in-picture video, you’d be laughing real hard at me. Well, they’re here now. And that gives me a chance to dream, dream of how I secretly want iOS to have all the good things that Android has, while still maintaining its own goodness and finesse. So here is this year’s wish list that include those minor, nitpicky changes that hopefully will make many iOS users happy, while pissing off the purists. Continue reading “iOS 10 Wish List”