Tag: home screen

Android, Operating System

How to add a quick-dial widget to your Android home screen (and why you should)

June 13, 2023

Via: ZDnet

I have three contacts that I call regularly. In fact, I call them so frequently that I needed to find out how to not have to open the phone app, locate the contact, and tap the dial icon. I tried […]

iOS, Operating System

How to use the new Lock Screen Shortcut in iOS 16.4

February 27, 2023

Via: 9to5Mac

iOS 16.4 is currently in testing and comes with several new Shortcuts and automation features. One of those is the option to create an iPhone Lock Screen Shortcut, here’s how it works and what you can do with it. iOS […]

iOS, Operating System

iOS 17 feature request: New customization options for the App Library

February 1, 2023

Via: 9to5Mac

The App Library was added to the iPhone’s Home Screen as part of iOS 14’s release. The feature gives users a way to move apps off their Home Screen but keep them on their device, something that wasn’t possible before. […]

iOS, Operating System

Evernote for iOS 16 and iPhone 14 Pro puts notes and tasks on your lock screen

November 3, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

One of the main new features of iOS 16 is the redesigned lock screen, which lets users put widgets on it. And to take advantage of these new features, Evernote has updated its iOS app with multiple lock screen widgets. […]

iOS, Operating System

iOS 16 beta 4: Here’s every new feature and change

July 27, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

After a multiweek break, Apple released iOS 16 beta 4 to developers on Wednesday. The update brings a number of small but notable changes. There are updates to Messages, customizing your Home Screen and Lock Screen, CarPlay, and more. Head […]

iOS, Operating System

Where do apps go on iPhone? Here is where iOS 14 puts your new downloads

December 7, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Ever since the App Store came to be on the iPhone 3G, iOS has treated new apps the same way — the phone downloads the app and places its icon on the first available home screen. From then on, it’s […]

iOS, Operating System

Gmail now has an iOS widget and it’s…not great

November 19, 2020

Via: Mashable

Gmail for iOS has been updated, with the biggest new feature being the ability to add a Gmail widget to your home screen. I’ve tested it, and it works, but that’s pretty much all I can say about it. For […]

Android, Operating System

Here’s when your OPPO smartphone will get ColorOS 11 Beta

September 15, 2020

Via: Pocket Now

OPPO announced its Android 11-based ColorOS 11 recently. It comes with more UI customization options ranging from Wallpapers to Dark Mode, which offers a completely personalized experience in the system UI and UX. You can now customize your Home screen […]

Android Phone, App Review

Google app for Android update adds icon resizing, home screen rotation

January 14, 2016

Via: Phone Dog

One day after pushing a notable update to Google Maps, Google is now rolling out an update to the core Google app that includes a pair of interesting features. The first new feature of this updated Google app is app […]