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Launcher App for iOS Notification Center Gains Grouped and Time-Aware Widgets

Friday May 6, 2016 2:39 am PDT by
Once-banned iOS widget app Launcher received its first major update yesterday, more than a year after its return to the App Store. Launcher was one of the first apps to take advantage of Notification Center widgets introduced in iOS 8 by letting users add shortcuts to apps and tasks, thereby avoiding the need to swipe through screens or perform a Spotlight Search. Apple originally...

'Launcher' Returns to the App Store After Apple Relaxes Policies

Wednesday March 18, 2015 4:13 pm PDT by
Back when iOS 8 first launched, Launcher was one of the first apps to take advantage of the new widgets allowed in the Notification Center, and it introduced shortcut functionality that let users launch an app or complete a task like calling a specific person with a single tap. Apple approved the app and allowed it to exist in the App Store for over a week, but then the company made the...