If I had to name one bugbear about iOS vs Mac OS X, it would be this: thanks to the two of them using different names for the same app, it doesn’t matter whether I’m on iOS or I’m on OS X, I constantly find myself briefly befuddled when I go to look up an address, phone number or details about a person.
Well on Mac OS X, the app you use is:
On iOS, for some reason, instead of “Address Book”, we ended up with “Contacts:
Am I the only person that finds this annoyingly inconsistent? Am I the only person who has that momentary brain-fart every time I go to use either app on either platform?
I’m guessing no.
Likely now with 5 major iterations of iOS in play, we’re not likely to see this change. Still, it’s a pity someone wasn’t tasked with making common activities between the two platforms syntactically consistent.