iOS 5 Notification Bar Question
Just wondering if the notification bar shows little icons of the types of messages. I know there is a preview that pops up, but when it folds back up into the top bar, does it show the notification icons?
I am wondering because I have a BB and it does so in the search bar in OS 6. But also, it's on android and I like that as well.
Just curious because I am thinking of making the jump (I am a very happy Mac owner.) Though I still love my BB.
- 06-13-2011, 03:26 PM #2
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- 06-13-2011, 04:27 PM #6
It makes sense is to have an "outstanding notifications" icon in the status bar - this way, if notifications come and go, you'll always know if there are unread alerts. Seems like a big oversight...
Even if there is no space in the status bar for a new icon they could do other things with it:
- Flash the time
- Alternate the time with the new icon
- Put the status bar in reverse video
- Scroll the status bar icons to show the new icon
- Flash the camera LED periodically
Anyone else see this as a big limitation? I can see people constantly pulling down the notification center to make sure they haven't missed anything...
- 06-13-2011, 08:23 PM #7
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- 06-14-2011, 02:07 AM #11
- 06-14-2011, 11:50 AM #12
So basically, if the phone is unlocked and you're not looking at it, if a notification comes in and then disappears using the banner, when the phone locks the notification is NOT shown.
- 06-14-2011, 12:13 PM #13
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- 06-14-2011, 04:54 PM #15
I think they should have an easter egg where Steve's voice comes on over the speaker "You have a new message *****, How's that for a notification!" lol it would be the talk of the web.
Last edited by Ipheuria; 06-14-2011 at 04:57 PM.
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