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New Data Suggests That Apple Was Right To Introduce Deeper Customization In iOS 14

6 days ago   |   By Ubergizmo

One of the massive changes that Apple introduced in iOS 14 was the ability to add widgets to the home screen. While previous versions of iOS allowed users to add widgets, it was to a page to the left of the home screen. The extra step to swipe over basically meant that in some cases, it would have just been faster to launch the app itself. It turns out that Apple's decision to finally allow users to add widgets to the home screen might have been a good one, and it could also be good news for both developers and Apple's App Store revenue because according to the latest data from Sensor...
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IOS 14.3 Greatly Improves On Siri Shortcuts

IOS 14.3 Greatly Improves On Siri Shortcuts

6 days ago   |   By Ubergizmo

One of the changes that Apple introduced in iOS 14 was the ability to add widgets to the home screen. This in turn fueled the desire of iOS users to customize their home screens even further by using Siri Shortcuts to create custom app icons to help match the aesthetics of their iPhones, although there was a bit of a downside. Siri Shortcuts, in its current form, runs Shortcuts first before it opens the app. This means that there is an additional step which slows the process down, but there is some good news. According to those testing out the second beta of iOS 14.3, it appears that Apple...
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Play more for less with these Black Friday gaming deals

Play more for less with these Black Friday gaming deals

There are some absolutely stellar Black Friday savings to be found this weekend, not least this collection of savings on gaming hardware from big name brands like Corsair and... Read more ...

Black Friday: Smart 360 robot vacuums robots for less

Black Friday: Smart 360 robot vacuums robots for less

Robot vacuums come from various sizes at different price points. Smart 360 is currently offering three of its most popular cleaners at discounted prices for Black Friday. Like... Read more ...

Apple Black Friday 2020: Best Accessory Deals

Apple Black Friday 2020: Best Accessory Deals

Black Friday is in full swing today, and in this article we're highlighting some of the best deals that you can find online among popular third-party accessory makers like... Read more ...

Save 33% on the Naztech 20,000mAh 18W PD + QC3.0 Fabric Power Bank

Save 33% on the Naztech 20,000mAh 18W PD + QC3.0 Fabric Power Bank

We have an awesome deal for our readers on the Naztech 20,000mAh 18W PD + QC3.0 Fabric Power Bank in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store today, you can save 33% off the normal price... Read more ...

Hangouts group video calls now being “redirected” to Meet

Hangouts group video calls now being “redirected” to Meet

Hangouts is that app that Google seems to be trying to get rid of without actually totally getting rid of it. We've seen it lose some key features and now it looks like it's... Read more ...

Get into the Exploding Kittens craze for less

Get into the Exploding Kittens craze for less

Two of the most popular game series in recent years are now on sale for Black Friday. Exploding Kittens, Cards Against Humanity, and other games are up to 50% off for a limited... Read more ...

Apple's brand-new M1 MacBook Air is already $100 off this Black Friday

Apple's brand-new M1 MacBook Air is already $100 off this Black Friday

Black Friday is here, and whilst Apple's M1-powered Apple silicon Mac lineup was only released a few weeks ago, there are already significant savings to be had if you know... Read more ...

Ikea Home Smart adds support for Scenes; $10 Shortcut Buttons soon

Ikea Home Smart adds support for Scenes; $10 Shortcut Buttons soon

Ikea's HomeKit -compatible smart home products already support Scenes through Apple's Home app, but the is now offering Scenes through its own app - as well as upcoming... Read more ...

Redmi Watch smartwatch gets official

Redmi Watch smartwatch gets official

Xiaomi have launched a new smartwatch, the Redmi Watch and the device is launching in China along with the new Redmi Note 9. The Redmi Watch comes with a 1.4 inch display that... Read more ...

Microsoft 365 feature lets companies spy on employees, says report

Microsoft 365 feature lets companies spy on employees, says report

Privacy and misuse concerns have been raised about a Microsoft 365 feature that allows companies to spy on employees. A ‘productivity score' feature promoted as providing... Read more ...