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This article was published on September 15, 2013

Watch iOS 6 morph into iOS 7 with this mind-bending GIF

Watch iOS 6 morph into iOS 7 with this mind-bending GIF Image by: Brendan Hoffman
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Jon Russell was Asia Editor for The Next Web from 2011 to 2014. Originally from the UK, he lives in Bangkok, Thailand. You can find him on T Jon Russell was Asia Editor for The Next Web from 2011 to 2014. Originally from the UK, he lives in Bangkok, Thailand. You can find him on Twitter, Angel List, LinkedIn.

forstall-vs.-ive

Here’s a nifty — and not to mention quirky — visual summary of the surface-level changes that will affect Apple devices when iOS 7 becomes available for all users on September 18.

Kudos to Gadgetlove.com for putting together this montage which shows the shadow-based icon design of iOS 6 — developed under the tenure of former Apple exec Scott Forstall — morphing into the flat design of iOS 7, which has been developed by Apple’s design chief Jony Ive.

To top it off, there’s the more-than-slightly-haunting Forstall-Ive transformation.

➤ The Only iOS Comparison GIF You Need [Gadgetlove] | Via Gizmodo

Thumbnail image via Brendan Hoffman/AFP/Getty Images

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