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The iPad widgets concept may show why Apple didn’t

An iPad widgets concept may provide the answer to why Apple hasn’t done what many of us wanted: to allow the flexible positioning of widgets on the iPad in the same way as on the iPhone. I addressed the problem as soon as iPadOS 14 was announced … I don’t think I’ve ever written a feature request as soon as …

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Fantastical’s new widgets seem like the perfect use case for the iOS 14 update

Mac and iOS calendar app Fantastical has updated its software with 12 new customizable widgets. They seem like the perfect use case for iOS 14’s widget support, allowing users to access their calendar, events, and weather forecast right from the home screen. Of course, these aren’t the widgets you would use for TikTok: these are practical and straightforward designs for …

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Pinterest breaks its daily App Store download record with iOS 14 widgets

iOS 14 is here, bringing a redesigned home screen with custom widgets that quickly became very popular with users. With the ability to add multiple widgets to the iOS home screen, users looked for design inspiration on Twitter, TikTok, and Pinterest. This broke the daily download record in the App Store this week. A new report from TechCrunch shows that …

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Handy with iOS 14 widgets, custom icons, and home screen setup

Apple with iOS 14 introduced widgets on the home screen, resulting in unprecedented customization options for the iPhone. In combination with shortcuts with which you can change the icon of an app, you can create a completely new appearance for your “home screen” with “iOS 14”. Subscribe to MacRumors’ YouTube channel to see more videos.We’ve been keeping track of some …

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These iOS 14 apps have home screen widgets, app clips, and more

Apple has officially released iOS 14, iPadOS 14 and watchOS 7 to the public. The updates bring many new features to iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch users. Third-party developers have worked hard to update their apps to take advantage of the latest tools from Apple. Read on for the details … We’ll be updating this post with new apps and …

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How to customize your iPhone’s home screen with widgets and app icons

One of the biggest differences between iOS and Android has always been customization. Google’s mobile operating system allows for greater control over how the software looks and feels, while Apple limits these changes in the name of consistency and ease of use. But with the launch of iOS 14 last week, iPhone and iPad owners are suddenly discovering how to …

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iOS 14 widgets offer iPhone users creative ideas for the home screen

In iOS 14, Apple introduced the concept of home screen widgets, which provide information from apps at a glance. Widgets can be pinned to the home screen in various locations and sizes, allowing many different layouts. Despite the relative lack of third-party widgets at launch, iOS users around the world have been busy customizing their home screens and sharing their …

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Using Widgetsmith for iOS 14 Home Screen Widgets

If one thing is clear after last week’s release of iOS 14, it was that there was a huge demand for home screen widgets piling up on the iPhone. A variety of third-party applications have added support for widgets to the home screen in the past few days, but one app was different from the others: Widgetsmith. Widgetsmith comes from …

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These iOS 14 apps have home screen widgets, app clips, and more

Apple has officially released iOS 14, iPadOS 14 and watchOS 7 to the public. The updates bring many new features to iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch users. Third-party developers have worked hard to update their apps to take advantage of the latest tools from Apple. Read on for the details … We’ll be updating this post with new apps and …

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