12 Essential iOS Widgets For a More Functional Notification Center

A few weeks ago we rounded up some eye-catching widgets for your Android device so it's only fair that we spend some time looking at a selection for iOS too, even if widgets aren't quite the same thing on both platforms. All of these apps will add functionality and flexibility and to the Notification Center on your… » 3/31/15 3:03pm 3/31/15 3:03pm

12 Essential Android Widgets for a More Functional Home Screen

One of the most obvious ways in which Android differs from iOS is the way you can customize your home screens with panels and widgets. We've picked out some of our favorite ones for adding features and functionality to your device—use them as quick shortcuts for key tools without having to open up the full apps… » 3/05/15 10:41am 3/05/15 10:41am

Apple Is Pulling a Bunch of the Neatest iOS 8 Apps

Remember when Apple went after that handy note-taking widget, a popular app that's one the first truly useful widgets for iOS 8? Turns out, Apple's been pulling all kinds of apps that take advantage of new features in iOS 8—even after they've been approved to be in the App Store. And developers are starting to get… » 12/11/14 10:21am 12/11/14 10:21am

There's Now a Game You Can Play Right In iOS 8's Notification Center

Now that Apple has finally introduced widgets for iOS 8's Notification Center, we're starting to see some great ways to quickly access important info on our iPhones. But a few clever developers are pushing those widgets beyond just notifications. A new iOS game called Overglide can actually be played directly from… » 11/12/14 9:49am 11/12/14 9:49am

Disney, ESPN and ABC Widgets Could be Streaming to Yahoo TVs Soon

The WSJ has heard from those elusive sources, who're claiming that Yahoo is talking with Disney about developing TV-streaming widgets for the ESPN, ABC and Disney networks. People with Yahoo Connected TVs could stream TV shows from those networks, along with movie trailers and in ESPN's case, stats. These apps would… » 1/10/11 4:16am 1/10/11 4:16am