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Apple iWatch poll ends, iOS 7 design poll begins

With over 1200 votes from iLounge readers, our latest recent poll—“What feature would most compel you to buy an Apple iWatch?”—has now ended. With serious rumours of an Apple smart watch surfacing over the past few weeks, we asked readers to let us know what features they would find most compelling in an Apple-designed smart watch, or whether they were even interested in such a device at all.

Thirty-nine percent of respondents were generally uninterested in an Apple iWatch, split about evenly between not wanting a watch at all (19%) and not being interested specifically in a smart watch (20%). Of the respondents who would consider an iWatch, 18% were most interested in seeing notification display from their iOS devices, while 11% felt that the Apple industrial design would be compelling enough. Most of the remaining responses were split fairly evenly, with 10% looking for remote iOS device control, 9% for GPS and navigation features, and 7% for an ability to interact with Siri on their iOS devices. Lastly, 3% of readers indicated that standalone media playback would be a compelling feature, while another 3% suggested they’d want to see some other unspecified feature.

What feature would most compel you to buy an Apple iWatch?
Total Votes: 1233
Remote iOS device control
 10% (124)
 
Standalone media playback
 3% (38)
 
GPS / navigation features
 9% (113)
 
Notification display from iOS devices
 18% (226)
 
Ability to interact with Siri on iOS device
 7% (81)
 
Apple industrial design plus a timepiece
 11% (138)
 
Some other feature
 3% (36)
 
None of the above; I wear a watch but don't want a smart watch.
 20% (246)
 
None of the above; I don't want to wear a watch
 19% (231)
 

In this week’s poll, we’re wondering what you would like to see in iOS 7 from a design perspective. Do you think iOS 7 should retain the current UI and simply add new features, or do you think it’s time for Apple to revamp the design with either a simpler and flatter look or a more exciting and eye-popping design? Our latest poll “How should iOS 7 look?” lets you have your say. As always, you can find the iLounge Poll in the left-hand column of the main iLounge.com homepage. Cast your vote today!

How should iOS 7 look?
Total Votes: 1299
Simpler, flatter design across the whole UI
 34% (439)
 
More exciting, eye-popping design.
 43% (559)
 
Just like the current UI, but with new features.
 23% (301)
 

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