Tag Archive: Widget


How to enable that sexy new iTunes Notification Center widget

The advent of iTunes 12.1 gave us a sweet new widget that lets you control iTunes from the Notification Center’s Today section, without ever having to switch to the app itself. You can even favorite songs and buy currently playing…Read more ›

How to Enable the iTunes Notification Center Widget in OS X

Mac users who are running the newest version of iTunes in OS X Yosemite can choose to enable an optional iTunes widget in Notification Center. Despite being the primary change to iTunes 12.1, the widget is not enabled or shown by default on any of the Macs I’ve updated, which is likely to be the … Read More

iTunes 12.1 gives Mac users a sexy new Notification Center widget

It’s been over six months since Apple first unveiled iTunes 12, the latest major release of its multimedia mega-app. Updates since then have been few and far between, but today, Apple unveiled the first major update to iTunes 12: iTunes…Read more ›

Turn Notification Center into a game with this fun iOS 8 widget

Apple’s introduction of widgets in iOS 8 has already created some great new tools for iPhone users, but if you’d like to add a little fun to your Notification Center, Overglide has a widget adds a widget to the boring place…Read more ›

This free iOS 8 widget lets you use Notification Center as a notepad

I love interactive Notification Center widgets. Widgets that let me use Notification Center like a quick entry form for my best used apps. Stuff like PCalc’s calculator widget that gives functionality to users that Apple seems conflicted about. That’s why…Read more ›

This Notification Center widget is like iStats Menu for your iPhone

On my aging 2009 iMac, one of my favorite apps is iStats Menu, which lets me see at a glance which of the various programs I have running has slowed my desktop down to a crawl. And I have to…Read more ›

Apple reverses stance on weird iOS calculator widget ban

Yesterday Apple notified indie developed James Thomson that he would have to remove the iOS 8 widget from his calculator app, PCalc. After the news received a good amount of backlash and press attention, Apple has reversed its stance on the issue.…Read more ›

Never Lose A Lens Cap Again With This $10 Widget

The worst thing about losing a lens cap is having to buy another one. You can go with a generic but ugly replacement and save a few bucks, or you can buy the manufacturers official version, which will make you…Read more ›

ProWidgets Is An Impressive Widget Platform For Jailbreakers, But Does It Solve A Problem?

There have been several jailbreak tweaks over the years that have attempted to revolutionize the concept of multitasking in iOS. Few, if any, have come as close as ProWidgets, a new widget framework that’s available in Cydia now. I say…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Skye Widget Turns Any Dock Into An AirPlay Receiver

a113150681d473ad6cf41144c5823f97_largeWith the exception of latency, AirPlay beats out Bluetooth audio streaming any day. Fewer dropouts, way better (lossless) quality and less power drain on your iDevice, as it works over the Wi-Fi connection you already have on anyway. Usually, though, AirPlay speakers are expensive. The Auris Skye is designed to fix that, turning any dock […]

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