Tag Archives: notification center

Concept reimagines Notification Center, might make you want to use it

When Apple announced it was adding Notification Center to iOS with iOS 5, I was incredibly excited. The idea of having all of my recent alerts in one place that was only ever a swipe away sounded like exactly the kind of feature us ‘power-users’ had been clamoring for. With iOS 7 and 8, Notification Center gain the Today view with later support for…

My 5 favorite iOS 8 Notification Center widgets

With iOS 8, Apple has brought hundreds of new features to its mobile operating system. One such feature that has proven popular with power-users already is the addition of widgets. Rather than confusing the home screen grid with moving widgets and live tiles, Apple has opted to stow them away in Notification Center. While this might not please everyone,…

iOS 8 apps with Today view widgets in Notification Center [Roundup]

With iOS 8, released to the public yesterday, Apple has given iOS users unprecedented ways in which to customize their own experience. As well as support for third-party keyboards and Touch ID opening up, Apple has also given app developers the opportunity to develop interactive widgets to be displayed in the Today view within Notification Center. We…

5 things I want in iOS 8, a developer’s perspective

Now that we are rolling into April, we are only about 2 full months away from our first glimpses of iOS 8 – that is assuming we see it at WWDC ’14. iOS 8 will more than likely be a refinement of iOS 7 with maybe few UI tweaks – similar to those of iOS 7.1 – and hopefully many backend tweaks. With iOS 7, Apple showed the new direction that it plans to go…

Optimize Notification Center with NCObey tweak

A big complaint that many people, including myself, have with iOS 7 is how Notification Center is now divided into three parts: Today, All, and Missed. It requires a lot more time to find what you’re looking for in Notification Center than it did in iOS 6. Previous tweaks have tried to fix the problem by only showing the All Notifications screen, but a…

iOS 7 Preview: Hidden Features [VID]

iOS 7 brings hundreds of improvements to our iOS devices, so it’s no surprise that Apple wasn’t able to preview all of them at WWDC. Don’t worry, though – one of the best things about using beta software is digging through every corner of the operating system to find those features that haven’t been publicized. Everybody and their grandmother has been…