10 Must Have Widgets On Your iPhone

These days, not having any widgets on your home screen is like asking you to do things the hard way. With less time in hand and lesser clicks to spare, the widgets come to our rescue when we want the information right on our lock screens. Here is our pick of the 10 best iPhone widgets.

Fantastical 2

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If you’ve got a hectic schedule, it’s essential to keep on top of your daily appointments as much as possible. Fantastical 2 is an excellent app with an implausible natural language entry algorithm, and its widget is both stunning and purposeful.

Deliveries: a package tracker

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Online shoppers would love to stay updated with their order status and Deliveries makes that possible in a single widget. The widget supports FedEx, DHL, the U.S. Postal Service, TNT and many more. You can track your orders from services like Amazon and Apple, even before they are shipped.

Launcher

 

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Launcher is a one-step notification centre that lets users modify apps according to their choices and makes way for all the necessary applications with single touch or a swipe away.

Day One

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The Day One widget is a digital journal that lets you pen down your moments that take place everyday in an effortless way like writing in your diary or tweeting to your friend.

Evernote

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Evernote for iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch is the contemporary workspace that synchronises with all of your devices. Stay productive by writing notes, researching, organizing web articles, documents or photos, discussing your work with others or presenting ideas without creating a slide deck.

Stocks Widget

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It keeps up a watch list of streaming stock quotes and portfolio changes (gains/losses) inside the Today notification center without having to open the app or unlock your device!

Fresh Air

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Chart the weather and keep up with your calendar events. Use a 7 day adjustable minute-by-minute graph of temperature, wind, precipitation, humidity, etc. It’s now easier to understand weather and it is stunning.

BuzzFeed

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If you’re in the mood for some quizzes or just want a laugh, look up for BuzzFeed. The app’s widget will let you see up-to-date posts in the “Today” view of the Notification Centre.

Kindle

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In addition to offering the best selection of ebooks, Kindle’s iPhone widget displays a neat overview of how far you’ve read in your current book. Tap it and you’ll get to pick up from where you left off.

Do Button

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Do Button makes you choose your own smartphone button. You can function it to turn your Philips Hue lights on and off, set your Nest thermostat to a definite temperature, list your next trip in Google Drive, or send an email to your partner that you’re on your way home. You can also simply reach the button from your iPhone’s lock screen with the handy widget.

At the end of the day, widgets aren’t really that different from our regular apps and they are amazingly helpful when used right. If you do not have one of these on your iPhone, now’s the time to get it from the Apple store.

Picture courtesy- mzstatic.com, idownloadblog.com, memeburn.com, businessinsider.com, redmondpie.com, dailyiphoneblog.com, mobile-patterns.com, fmobiles.in, imore.com, cultofmac.com and workingmom2three.com


by techtalks @TechTalks October 1, 2015 7:10 AM UTC

DIGITAL DEBATE

Mobile Upgrades: Killing The Product Before Its Time?

Have to agree. The speed of newer phone models within the same series and newer app versions lead to more thought put into buying decisions. Phone lines have a definite short shelf life

Lionel Gurjao

Frequently upgrading the software is a real problem as updating the software might cause your phone to lag because of the older hardware.

Shivendra Singh

They should come out with upgrades for the specific phones and not for the separate Operating System. This way a special version for your phones specific hardware can be made

Maalin Ashar

They should come out with upgrades for the specific phones and not for the separate Operating System. This way a special version for your phones specific hardware can be made

Maalin Ashar

Q5 blackberry

Alhassan A Bukar

Nice

Ishwar Maradi