Before & After iOS 7: How Your Favorite Apps Are Changing
Flat. With one word Apple didn’t just change its look on mobile, but mandated an industry-wide face-lift. For iOS 7′s launch later today, chrome, navigation buttons, and textured title bars are getting replaced with more content, gesture-controlled navigation, and single-colored panels. Here’s a before and after look at the redesigns rolled out to some of the top third-party iOS apps, along with our analysis and thoughts from developers.
“We redesigned to focus on the content over the chrome — what the writer intends to convey and not the UI” says Quora‘s Marc Bodnick about the question-and-answer app’s makeover. The startup rebuilt Quora 3.0 for iPhone from the ground up in three months, and says it will be available for iPad and iPad mini by the end of the year.