iOS 8 Notification Center Widget Megathread

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  1. Jessica Lares macrumors G3

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  2. geta macrumors 6502a

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    I came across your post while i was looking for a weather widget that dont need GPS\location service on all the time.
    Its nice app\widget, give me all the info i need without taking much screen space, the only problem im having - i cant find my town, while in other apps it shows up...

    Wish i could use the build-in weather app as widget...
     
  3. gaanee macrumors 65816

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    Thanks for keeping this thread updated with new apps.
    I tried Copied - it's similar to Clips app, very handy
    just sharing my experience with these 2 apps:

    Clips: -
    Pros:
    provides multiple ways to copy-paste- notification widget, share extension and keyboard- you can insert copied clips and also type.
    Cons: doesn't properly paste an image into Notes app. I tried copying an image from Safari and then inserting into Notes using share extension, but it only inserted a thumbnail with link to webpage not the image itself. Please let me know if there is a better way for copy-pasting images.

    Copied:-
    Pros:
    Inserting copied images from safari into Notes works as expected and it actually inserts the copied image not just a thumbnail with link.
    More gesture driven interface with swipes to copy instead of just a tap - but it's a personal preference. You can organize clipboard into lists but it's a paid feature.

    Cons: I think this is big downside- keyboard can only insert copied text but no way of typing - so you need to switch to standard keyboard for typing again.


     
  4. Jessica Lares macrumors G3

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    @gaanee Are you sending it to the Notes app, or just Clips? Makes sense just to send it straight to Notes, no?

    Nintype added copy and paste in the last update, so I've been using that ever since. Doesn't work with images of course, but then it's easy enough to append with an extension.
     
  5. gaanee macrumors 65816

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    @Jessica Lares I first copy the image in Safari then it shows up in Clips and Copied widget. Open Clips and Copied app -> share extension -> Send to Notes.
    How would you copy an image in Safari (by log pressing) and send it directly to Notes?

     
  6. Jessica Lares macrumors G3

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    Good point. You can't. I don't know what I was thinking. Only possible with Workflow.
     
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    pacorob macrumors 68000

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    Finally some good alternatives for snow/mountain webcam widget besides the difficult way of using Photo of the Day and creating an RSS feed or using Glimpse:

    -AlpenCams | 0,99 dollar | snow webcams

    [​IMG]

    -Winterberg Webcams | 0,99 dollar

    -FeldBerg Webcams | 0,99 dollar

    It's by a Dutch developer i'm also in contact with him on a Dutch wintersports forum.
    I already put a long wish list there to add to a future version. But it's a nice start.

    I'm also expecting that another webcam widget (formerly only in Cydia store) will soon become available in the App Store too.
     
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  9. gaanee macrumors 65816

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  10. pacorob macrumors 68000

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    It was already mentioned in the start topic and a while ago in the conversation. Nice copy/clipboard widget too indeed.
     
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  12. Ledsteplin macrumors 6502a

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    KuaiBoard is an extremely useful app with a keyboard and clip widget. When you copy a link, for example, it shows in the widget. Tap it and it is added to the Keyboard as a shortcut sort of thing. I use this a lot on the forums.
    The widget:
    [​IMG]

    The keyboard:
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
     
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  14. gaanee macrumors 65816

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    Apple doesn't allow accessing Settings directly. The closest thing is creating a shortcut to Mobile Data using Launcher widget which will take you to the Settings app and you still have to manually toggle it.

     
  15. Jessica Lares macrumors G3

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    What did you want to do? Where in settings do you want to go?
     
  17. pacorob macrumors 68000

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    I tried it out a few days ago but as soon as I give it access to my location the app crashes on my iPad mini2 running iOS9.2. According to the App Store reviews I'm not the only one. Also after the bug fix update from the 21st of December it's still not working here.
     
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  19. zakhooi macrumors newbie

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    Yeah but the most important functionality is still missing: Blocking content on cellular connections. That will save your dataplan.
     
  20. Paco II macrumors 65816

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    Definitely stick with Events widget.

     
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  22. Paco II macrumors 65816

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    I've wondered about those. Worth the price?

     
  23. Ledsteplin macrumors 6502a

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    I like it. But I got it free from somewhere. But, yeah, it's worth $1.99 unless you're on a tight budget. I've seen many other apps not as good for the price. It'll most likely go on sale again soon. I think I spotted the sale offer in AppShopper. I use that a lot.

    Some widgets it has.
    [​IMG]
     
  24. Jessica Lares macrumors G3

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    Let's do a iOS 10 version of this once the updates start hitting the store, maybe with whatever they're putting in the 3D Touch home screen buttons too.
     
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