“Besides adding new Maps, Healthbook, and iTunes Radio applications, Apple plans to enhance and refine the functionality of some of its current pre-bundled applications and features for iOS 8,” Mark Gurman reports for 9to5Mac.
“In iOS 7, Notification Center includes a ‘Today’ view, ‘All’ Notifications view, and a ‘Missed’ Notifications view. In iOS 8, Apple is considering reducing the panel to solely include the ‘Today’ and ‘Notifications’ views,” Gurman reports. “After acquiring the team behind the app Cue last year, Apple has likely been working on adding additional pertinent information to Notification Center, but it is uncertain if those enhancements will be ready this year for iOS 8.”
“Sources say that Apple is considering removing the Game Center application from iOS and OS X,” Gurman reports. “Instead of having the (little-used) Game Center app, the functionality will solely be found inside in games that have integrated the social gaming service.”
Much more in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Fred Mertz” and “Dan K.” for the heads up.]
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