“An iOS 8 app that allowed users to create custom shortcuts and access them from a Notification Center widget has been removed from the App Store by Apple for what it calls ‘misuse of widgets,’ the developers said in a notice posted on the app’s website,” Mike Beasley reports for 9to5Mac.
“The app, called Launcher, worked by letting users enter a URL or select an application to be launched when a shortcut was tapped,” Beasley reports. “The shortcuts would then be displayed in Notification Center, allowing quick access to a variety of tasks such as starting a phone or FaceTime call, creating a new text message, email, or iMessage, opening an application, or more.”
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MacDailyNews Take: That’s terrible!
Oh, wait! Widgets. Well, still, it seemed kind of useful, huh? Maybe in iOS 9.