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Deconstructing the iOS User Experience

It is important to recognize that it’s not a single design element or interaction that makes the iOS user experience so successful and popular. All user experience can be expressed as a gestalt effect. In other words, that which we experience is greater than the qualities of the individual components we perceive. You can’t truly understand what it is about iOS (and subsequent applications) that makes it so attractive without pulling it apart piece by piece. So let’s take a deeper look into iOS and break down some of the fundamental elements of user experience that define the nature of the operating system ...

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