“Without a doubt, one of the biggest differences between iOS and Android is its fundamental handling of information,” Oliver Haslam writes for iDownloadBlog. “Google decided to allow widgets onto a phone’s Home screen so that, theoretically, users would have the information they need right at their fingertips. Apple, on the other hand, has doggedly stuck to its guns over the years, with iOS remaining a collection of app icons rather than live widgets.”
“But iOS users can have their cake and eat it. They can have widgets on their home screens just like Android users, whilst still having that iPhone they so love,” Haslam writes. “I am, of course, talking about jailbreaking. If you’re willing to hack your iOS device, then you’re able to install Dashboard X and in turn, install various widgets.”
Haslam asks, “But here’s the rub: why would you bother?”
Read more in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Jeff C.” for the heads up.]