Things that are not: fucking betas of mobile telephone software
I think the bright elaborate icons would look fine on a jet-black or solid white background.
I take it that you are a world authority on graphic design to cast such aspersions. Up there with the likes of Vigelli, Brody and Müller-Brockmann?
"It's a disaster of epic proportions."
No, it really isn't.
I was hoping that some UX issues would be addressed in 7 but alas, it's fonts and colours that seem most important to I've and co.
I'm literally shopping round for an Android after using only iPhones since 2007.
Experia Z seems like the front runner at the moment.