Finally, iOS Control Center!

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Finally, iOS Control Center!

Caption: Separated at birth? Apple ‘s new Control Center definitely borrows from Android’s similar tool, but adds a few handy extras.

(Credit: Screenshot by Lynn La/CNET)

If you happened to watch Apple ‘s WWDC keynote yesterday, you probably noticed that one of the biggest crowd responses — the largest chorus of “oohs” and “ahhs” — came when Tim Cook unveiled Control Center.

And no wonder: It took Apple six years to add a feature Android users have enjoyed since almost the beginning. If you wanted these capabilities on your iPhone , you’d have to jailbreak it and install SBSettings.

No more. Control Center has arrived — or will arrive, anyway, once iOS 7 splashes down this fall — bringing with it a quick-access settings screen that’s sure to thrill nearly every iDevice user. (Control Center easily took second place in yesterday’s poll asking which iOS 7 feature was the most exciting. Only “the new look” of the OS beat it.)

In case you missed the keynote (and half the ensuing posts here on CNET), Control Center is the swipe-from-the-bottom counterpart to swipe-from-the… [Read more]

Finally, iOS Control Center!

Finally, iOS Control Center!

 

Finally, iOS Control Center!

 

Finally, iOS Control Center!

 

Finally, iOS Control Center!

 

Finally, iOS Control Center!

Finally, iOS Control Center!

Finally, iOS Control Center!

Finally, iOS Control Center!

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