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Apple Is Asking Devs To Submit App Icons At New iOS 7 Sizes

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Apple Is Asking Devs To Submit App Icons At New iOS 7 Sizes

Everyday we are getting more closer to September 10th where Apple should introduce iPhone 5S/5C and probably releasing iOS 7 to the public.. Today we've got a new report from many sources saying that Apple has just started asking developers to submit larger app icons optimized for the new iOS 7 resolutions. Because Apple has slightly enlarged app icons in iOS 7, third-party applications which support only iOS 6 icon sizes appear with a small white border on the iOS 7 Home screen.
As you can see, Apple is trying to avoid this so it’s now demanding that developers submit app icons in the new iOS 7 120-by-120 pixel resolution for the iPhone and 152-by-152 pixels for the iPad…

9to5Mac has Apple’s email communication to a developer, making it clear iPhone apps must include square icons in both 57-by-57 pixels and 120-by-120 pixels. Native iPad apps need app icons formatted for 72-by-72, 76-by-76 and 152-by-152 pixels.
“Apple does not explicitly mention iOS 7 in the email, but the resolutions match iOS 7′s requirements,” the publication wrote.
This compares to iOS 6 Retina requirements: 114-by-114 pixels for the iPhone and 144-by-144 pixels for the iPad. According to Manbolo, the corner radius of iOS 7 icons has been changed slightly to allow for a smoother appearance, see below.
As usual we will keep you updated with anything new... So keep yourself updated with us on Twitter and Facebook for more news about September 10th media event...
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