Video: App, Widget and Lock Screen Design Recommendations

MacRumors videographer Dan shares videos on the MacRumors YouTube channel on a regular basis, and this week, he thought he'd give viewers a look at his preferred Lock Screen and Home Screen designs, along with his favorite apps and games.


Give Dan's video a watch and then tell us in the comments below about your own favorite apps, games, and Home and Lock Screen designs.

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Top Rated Comments

eekcat Avatar
20 months ago
Still can't understand why iOS needs to label widgets with the app name. Awful.
Score: 15 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Coreymac84 Avatar
20 months ago
Black and Grey with a pop of color

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Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
1557750 Avatar
20 months ago

Still can't understand why iOS needs to label widgets with the app name. Awful.
Should be a toggle off for that. Ridiculous. One reason I miss jailbreak, just for the cosmetics and themes.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
trashmac Avatar
20 months ago

Widgy is one of my favorite apps, second only to Overcast.


I've downloaded widely but I honestly can't get y head around it. Seems way to complex. I even tried some of the existing widgets e.g. a step counter and it won't update.

Trying to create my own seems like a total nightmare.
Love the idea but can't get started...
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Bawstun Avatar
20 months ago
You can have two rows, three rows, up to 9 icons per row…all on the lockscreen! It’s amazing.





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Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
LIVEFRMNYC Avatar
20 months ago

Still can't understand why iOS needs to label widgets with the app name. Awful.
Second that, those labels really urk me.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)