If you've somehow managed to get iOS 8 loaded up after all of the traffic today, and you're eager to get started with Notification Center widgets, we've dug up a bunch of notable apps that started supporting them today. There's a lot more to read about widgets in iOS 8, if you're interested.
Of course, it's a busy, busy time in the App Store, so leave a comment if you've found any other great new iOS 8 apps sporting a widget or two. If you're looking for more apps that make use of new iOS 8 features, be sure to dig into our master list of updates from earlier today.
- Hours (opens in new tab) - Keep tabs on billable hours, now with a start/stop widget.
- LinkedIn (opens in new tab) - See who's been checking out your profile in Notication Center.
- LinkedIn Pulse (opens in new tab) - See news items coming in from your professional social network in Notification Center.
- Yahoo News Digest (opens in new tab) - Catch up on the latest happenings with a new widget.
- forScore (opens in new tab) - Check your instrument's pitch from Notification Center.
- News360 (opens in new tab) - Stay up to date with the latest news stories through a dedicated Today widget.
- Magisto (opens in new tab) - Start generating videos from your local media right from the notification tray.
- Wunderlist (opens in new tab) - See what's next on your to-do list from a dedicated widget.
- OmniFocus 2 (opens in new tab) - Task manager lets you see what's next in the Notification Center. Also, shoot new tasks to the app through sharing Extensions.
- NYT Cooking (opens in new tab) - Check out the recipe of the day in the Today widget.
- Yahoo Weather (opens in new tab) - Access the latest forecast from the Today widget.
- Dropbox (opens in new tab) - See latest activity in Today widget, plus new sharing controls for Pro and Business users.
- Wdgts (opens in new tab) - A whole collection of useful notification tray widgets.
- Retro (opens in new tab) - Instagram viewer for iPad adds Today widget for keeping tabs on timeline and adds 1Password integration thanks to Extensions.
- Day One (opens in new tab) - Today widget offers flashback to previous entries, Extensions allow for easy importing from other apps, and Touch ID enabled to unlock.
- Evernote (opens in new tab) - Save notes with Notification Center widget, and clip content from all over with Extensions. Touch ID unlock for premium users.
- OpenTable (opens in new tab) - Notification Center widget to let you know about upcoming reservations.
- Buzzfeed (opens in new tab) - Catch the latest from the Today widget and bookmark from notifications.
- Duolingo (opens in new tab) - Lesson progress widget added to language-learning app.
- pCalc (opens in new tab) - Quick calculation widget added.
- Snapguide (opens in new tab) - Recipe and home decor app adds iCloud Drive integration.
- Redfin (opens in new tab) - Real estate reference adds Today widgets.
- App in the Air (opens in new tab) - Flight tracker adds widgets.
- Calendars 5 (opens in new tab) - Check your schedule with a new Today View widget.
- Sky Guide (opens in new tab) - Sunrise, sunset, and lots of other information available in a Today widget.
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Waiting for a LinkedIn widget :D
Would love to see an AtBat widget Sent from the iMore App
I agree. Hopefully it will be there for the 2015 season.
I would hardly call those widgets. More like enhanced notifications.
This widgets is useful. Ps : There is a bug when you try to give an app a review Sent from the iMore App
Breaking News app has pretty good one. Sent from the iMore App
Also "Daily Steps" has a widget - enabling iPhone 5s (& above) users to view their step count right from Notification Center! https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/daily-steps/id720629415?mt=8&at=10l3Vy
What about espn sportscenter app? Sent from the iMore App
Another one worth checking out is StepTracker which shows your step count and distance travelled in notification center.
Stocard also has a Notification Center widget. It also supports Touch Id to secure your reward cards:
Check forecast+ or agenda+
I agree. Hopefully it will be there for the 2017 season.
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