OK, Apple, you got me.
“It’s iOS 7,” I groused to our newsroom after Craig Federighi ran through the changes in Notifications. “Can we please get quick toggles for bloody Wi-Fi, Airplane mode, etc.?”
And the next thing out of Federighi’s mouth was the new Control Center.
Let’s be real, this is a feature that should have been a part of iOS at least five versions ago.
But, I’m glad it’s here now, and it is gorgeous. Control Center can be accessed from anywhere on the iPhone with quick access to basic settings like Airplane mode, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Do Not Disturb and orientation, brightness toggle, media control, AirPlay and AirDrop and apps.
There’s even a flashlight. It’s gorgeous, it’s much-welcome, and it’s so far my favorite feature in iOS 7.