Ah, you mean the Today screen. Basically Windows Mobile's version of a home screen.
Ahhhh, yes the Today screen, but as I remember, when you press the power button to wake the phone, the Today screen was displayed with useful info in it and not just a clock and a photo.
Apple are really missing a trick with the current lock screen.
Lets give people the option to clutter up the lock screen with activity.
That doesn't really make sence.
Apple design the os. We buy it, but that's not to say we like every single aspect of the device.