Both systems have one thing in common: they are caught between a mobile operating system and a desktop. Users of the new Windows are still toggling between the new touch-enabled apps and a desktop view that houses legacy programs such as Word and PowerPoint. Similarly, Apple has tacked onto its desktop a separate screen that houses your apps much like iOS 7.
When Apple put the same people in charge of its mobile and desktop operating systems in 2012, it seemed inevitable that we'd get a unified design across all devices.
Being a huge fan of the iPad Air, and an iPhone 5 owner, a seamless ecosystem probably would have made me a Mac user, too. But I was disappointed in a persistent disconnect between the mobile and desktop worlds.
For instance, AirDrop, a file-sharing system for mobile users and one of the crowning achievements of iOS 7, isn't compatible between a mobile device and a Mac.
One feature that almost made up for any drawbacks was Safari, the newly improved web browser. Social networks are newly integrated in a way that makes it easier to receive and share content on Facebook and Twitter.
While surfing on the Mac, you can save a web page to your reading list and pick up where you left off on your iPhone or iPad later.
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