Your reactions to a design are revealing about you as a designer. Turning the classic usability protocol on myself, and with my first week with iOS7 under my belt, I note UX flaws, flat vs "skeuomorphic" good/bad, design choices I would have made differently, and more.
Multitasking updated in iOS 7 with new card-style interface | iMore.com. Gyahhhh!!!! “Who needs multi-tasking?” the webOS naysayers and Apple fanboys said when dismissing webOS. Apparently, you did, and you didn’t know it, and Apple wasn’t going to be able to give it to you until four years after webOS…
TechCrunch writer Scott Merrill dubbed ownCloud an “Open Source Dropbox”. As such, installed on your own computer, I imagine that, extended the right way, it could create and maintain a “File Stream” for your ecosystem of devices, keeping a “most recently used” list of files, all easily available on any device, making it easier to work or play seamlessly as you switch devices throughout your daily life.
iOS 5 & 6.1 and Android (to 4.1) interrupt users’ video recording when calls come in, where webOS v2.2.3 and Windows Phone 7.5 wait until users answer the call. UX lessons about prioritizing users, flexible multi-tasking, and better notifications.
Ecosystems should be considered in terms of UX and actively designed as a whole to be user-focused. Our separate devices, software, services, data, and content should work together in personal digital infrastructure (PDI) enabling effortless access and seamless interoperability throughout it.