Despite the surprise release of iOS 14 which left app developers unprepared, a few ambitious people have managed to push their way – or even pull an all-nighter – to make their apps available with iOS 14 support on launch day. For the first time in years, the new version of iOS offers a new way for consumers to organize their home screens. Now, your less frequently used apps can be dragged into the App Library on the iPhone’s rear screen, while those apps that offer information and updates can present their content via new home screen widgets.
Over time, widget support will be a standard feature for a large number of apps. But because of the way Apple has chosen to release iOS 14 this year, there may not be as many app widgets offered on the first day.
Below are some of the first apps launched today alongside iOS 14 that include interesting iOS 14 widgets. These apps and their widgets should be available today shortly after the release of iOS 14.
Twitter client Aviary released widgets that allow you to view either 1, 2, or 4 of the latest tweets (depending on the size of widget you choose) from your Twitter history. Widgets are updated periodically by themselves. The app will be available today after the launch of iOS 14.
Impartial Brief news app stay to keep and his promises to avoid clickbait with its minimalist and monochrome widget designed to stop the attention of diversion. The content of the “Front Page” widget will be carefully curated by its news team, so only the most important stories of the day will be presented on your home screen.
A second “Elector Snapshot” widget will allow you to keep track of the current presidential, House and Senate currents at a glance. Users can customize this widget to track their own most watched races, such as those in their home state, for example.
Soor, a premium music player app for iPhone users, has released three widgets in various sizes. The “Now Playing” widget shows the current song and what happens next, and updates it in almost real time. There’s also a “Magic Mixes” widget for your mixes and a “Music Collection” widget that can be configured to display 8 types of curated content.
Readdle: Spark Mail, Calendar 5, Documents
Readdle has released widgets for their IOS Calendar app showing your appointments and the month.
Their Spark Mail app offers widgets for email and calendar, too.
And Readdle documents adds quick access widgets for file actions like VPN, music, player, browser, etc.
Cheep’s app you know the wrong prices or other ridiculously discounted flight offers. Their new iOS 14 widgets can be customized to present offers from your airports and can be stacked together to make it easier to view offers without opening the app.
Dadi, by the creator of PCalc, is a physics-based simulation of polyhedral dice for use in board role-playing games. The app new widgets bring their dice to your home screen allowing you to open the app with just one touch.
Forecast app Line Weather it already offers a lot of visual data in relation to weather and forecasts. It now brings its insights and graphics right to the iOS 14 home screen. The app’s all-in-one weather widget offers current conditions, forecasts, and other content like high / low, sunrise / sunset, incoming rain, extreme weather warnings and even more.
Nighthawk Twitter client will release its first widget today, “Vanity,” allowing you to keep an eye on your Twitter profile metrics, such as how many followers you have and how many followers you have.
Apollo for Reddit
Popular Reddit client app Apollo offers a collection of widgets, including a Post widget that displays a post from a Reddit feed of your choice, a Multiple Post widget that displays multiple posts from your favorite feed, a Post Feed Grid that displays posts in a more visual grid. style, a wallpaper widget that will scroll through photos from the heavy subreddits of the image you like, and even the Showerthoughts and Jokes widgets that put a little humor on your home screen.
The iOS 14 version of Carota humorous weather app carries a forecast widget, hourly and daily widget, a weather card widget and – in true carrot fashion – a snarky widget that offers your time with the app’s classic snarky comments.
App to track habits and mood Mandarin will offer a variety of widgets to remind you of your progress on the goald of your day, such as your commitments to running, exercising, drinking water or anything else you can follow.
Nudget’s mobile budgeting app will present widgets to track your home budget, including things like those categories where you spent too much or dropped your expenses, and how much money you have left this week.
Organized photo app Betula includes a Featured Photo widget that lets you put a photo on your home screen – a nice trick, since there’s no way to do that with the iOS Photos app. (Submitting today)
The above-mentioned apps should be live today after iOS 14 versions, except for some unexpected releases.