What are your top rated widgets ?

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  1. kalebnate, Oct 18, 2014
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    kalebnate macrumors 6502

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    Sharing a picture of your notification center displaying the widgets would be cool for us to see what you have !!

    Edit : Anyone else waiting for a Google Now widget ?
     
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  3. jjk454ss macrumors 601

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    Maybe people were sleeping:).

    I haven't found any widgets of much use. Although I'm testing out Clippy so I can sync quick clips between my ipad and iPhone.
     
  4. weskarl macrumors newbie

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    Here are my 2 favorite. Weather Underground & Yahoo Sports:

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    Just Strava so far. Looking forward to Nike running app getting updated also.
     
  7. Chatter macrumors 6502a

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    Vidget. Once they add more options, it should be more useful.

    I also use a Android style app (since removed from app store) that allows me to make anything a shortcut on the notification menu.
     
  8. fins831 macrumors 6502a

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    how are widgets affecting battery life? I have none running right now.
     
  9. sviato macrumors 68020

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    My apps don't have any useful widget options.
     
  10. Nand macrumors regular

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    Chronicle , musiXmatch, yahoo weather and launcher
     

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  12. pdaholic macrumors 6502a

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    Widgets are almost helping me not miss jailbreaking for Lock Info. I'm not posting pics because you can check them out on in the App Store, but here's a list of my favorite widgets:

    -Agenda plus - lets you see reminders and your upcoming events in Calendar.
    -Quick-Tap - I missed out on Launcher, so this is second best. Lets me make calls from the NC and open web pages.
    -Check the Weather - a great weather widget
    -TeeVee - lets me see upcoming TV shows
    -Cheatsheet - Puts things I can't remember in the NC for quick access
    -Widgets - mainly for the calculator

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    Widgets are small apps that work in the notification center in iOS8. Notification Center is accessed by pulling down from the top of the screen. These apps can be found in the App Store. Some the apps you already have on your phone likely have widgets built-in.
     
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  14. kalebnate thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Nice widgets, I have yet to find one that is really useful to me, other than weather and a calculator.
     
  15. Starfyre macrumors 68030

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    Are there any good weather ones that do not have Ads?
     
  16. pdaholic macrumors 6502a

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    It's not free, but only 99 cents when I bought it: check the weather
     
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  18. Zaft macrumors 68040

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    Weather channel, yahoo sports, and calculator widget
     
  19. Dave Felix macrumors 6502a

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    I installed the app and opened it but it does not show when I pull from the top.

    What else needs to be done?
     
  20. eagleglen macrumors 6502a

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    Here are a few I like that haven't been mentioned.

    Transit App: lists the nearby public transportation stops and the minutes before the next couple departures.

    Day One: a personal journaling app where the widget shows how often you're made entries and includes randomized thumbnails of the photos you've included.

    StepCount: shows the number of steps you've made during the day.
     
  21. mcdj macrumors G3

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    Maybe something will come along to change my mind, but I find widgets only mildly interesting/useful. Vidgets is the closest thing to useful I've found

    How many different ways to see the weather do we need?

    Most of the stuff you can see via swiping down and selecting Today, (which for some reason isn't always selected on my phone.) is just a swipe/tap away on the native app.
     
  22. liegate macrumors member

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    I never understand people's obsession with widgets.
     
  23. Dave Felix macrumors 6502a

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    It's simple and clean. That's one of the things I cared about when I used Android.
     

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