The Shift key in iOS 7.1 – Apple, YOU’VE SCREWED UP


One of the more subtle yet potentially frustrating changes in iOS 7.1 is how the state of the shift key is displayed. Not only isn’t it intuitively obvious which state the shift key is in — lowercase, Upper Case, or CAPS LOCK — but it can be downright counter-intuitive to the point that you find yourself uncertain and guessing wrong more often than not.

What? It’s a SHIFT KEY! Articles should not have to be written explaining to users how the Shift Key works.

Apple, if using the Shift Key becomes confusing to users, YOU’VE SCREWED UP.

And BTW, wasn’t the Shift Key fine in previous versions of the iOS? Is this something that really needed “fixing”?


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