Apple’s simplification of iOS 7’s design from previous versions was a welcome and necessary change. While developers have been working with the revamped OS for about a day now, the general public will have to wait until the fall to download.
There’s a slew of “design enhancements” and some of the most manifest are the home screen icons. For now, this has divided some Apple enthusiasts, as it’s an uncomfortable shift away from what they’re used to. Most of your favourite apps will be seeing a new icon, but what about the basics? Below is a side-by-side comparison of the icons in iOS 6 vs iOS 7.