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So many useless apps, do we need them?
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When was the last time you used the Compass? When was the last time you actually went out of the city, let alone up a rocky creek in the mountains, where wolves roam around corners? Only a fraction of people need a compass, and many will have their own separate devices for the job.
Do Not Disturb could be a lot better
Do Not Disturb is a great feature, but Apple could do a lot more with it. Perhaps location-based features would be a boost to the feature set? That is if Apple can sort location-based services out.
Notifications need to be managed better: A 'clear all' button?
The notification center allows you to look at a glance what is going on in your world. Birthdays, emails, text messages, calendar events, and social networking. But going through each section and clearing it bit by bit could be made easier with a simple "clear all" button. Once you've seen it, you've seen it.