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Designer Jay Machalani has a slew of ideas on how to improve iOS, but the best of them is probably what he calls “iOS Blocks.” They’re essentially a card-like mode that allow users to peek into an app for a high-level reading of its most relevant information. This concept video makes a very compelling case for them.
Read more—lots more, as Machalani writes about this and his other ideas at length—over at his blog post.+