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New iOS 8 Concept Lets You Expand Icons Into Widget Blocks [Video]

New iOS 8 Concept Lets You Expand Icons Into Widget Blocks [Video]

Posted May 30, 2014 at 3:55pm by iClarified · 20861 views
Check out this new iOS 8 concept from Jay Machalani that lets you expand icons with a pinch-out gesture into widget blocks. The Block can be viewed momentarily then returned to an icon with a pinch-in gesture or you can release it to have the block stay on your SpringBoard.

Android has the Widget, Windows the Live Tile and now iOS the Block. Simply pinch an icon bigger to reveal more information and release to leave it. If you like iOS the way it is, nothing changes. If you want a little more, it's all there.

Machalani has created a video that explains his concept for the iOS Block.

"When you pinch the icon, you will see the transformation/transition into a Block and at that point you have two choices: Either you pinch it back to an icon since you got the information you need or you release your fingers and the icon will remain a Block on your iOS screen. This combination of transforming into a Block either to quickly consult or to change your home screen is critical. You can easily have your next calendar event showing on your Calendar block on your iPhone and you can quickly go through 3-4 apps using a quick pinch and pinch back maneuver on your iPad to quickly consult an app and not end up opening and closing every single one of them."

You can read Machalani's full report on 'Pushing iOS' at the link below. Let us know what you think in the comments and please follow iClarified on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, or RSS for more interesting concepts and ideas.

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New iOS 8 Concept Lets You Expand Icons Into Widget Blocks [Video]

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New iOS 8 Concept Lets You Expand Icons Into Widget Blocks [Video]
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Ziyus Contractor
Ziyus Contractor - June 2, 2014 at 7:22am
Jay super awesome stuff, nicely explained and presented, this actually does make a lot of sense and hope you could get it under progress, best of luck.
The iDiCk Pro
The iDiCk Pro - June 1, 2014 at 3:48pm
@the idickless pro AKA Apple GAyBoy:What are You? Apple AssMessenger, Apple will denied 100% that is getting ButtFuked and still loving it, and guess what you and Apple are getting Buttfucked left and right including your mama. You are the more pathetic GayBoy in all iclarified. Apple is complete Trash just like you are. See Reality Idiot, dumb Fuk you are clearly A Stupid TrollBoy that cannot read or see what's in front of you. Thanks to the Jailbreak community apple got this far, they had to copy Samsung, HTC, Nokia,LG and all the others and go big to get close to the competition. I can see you take it up the A$$ good. apple will always buy innovation and steal from others, and thanks to idiots like you that apple is where it is:But Apple says in their disclaimer they can (and might) take any and all ideas submitted and use them as if they are their own and not give any kind of compensation or recognition to those who send the ideas in. That's why Fukin Thief Job Is Dead, not good for humanity. And Apple pretty soon will go down.
iPhone Sucks
iPhone Sucks - May 30, 2014 at 10:36pm
Just get an android already. Stop waiting for Apple to copy it. They pretty much just see what other people are doing, and see what tweak makes it big in the he jailbreak world and give it to you. They should get heir own GOOD ideas.
Me - May 30, 2014 at 8:18pm
Basically just do what Android and Windows already doing. K.
LUN FAD LO - May 30, 2014 at 7:55pm
Boring this should have been done long time ago
odedo1 - May 30, 2014 at 5:44pm
you just gave an idea for jailbreak devs I'm sure it will be out soon for us who jail broken our devices and eventually Apple will copy it in a few years.
Ruthless - May 30, 2014 at 4:08pm
Okey this may look really wierd but i actually had the same idea and even send this concept to apple the day ios7 was released. I dont know if we had the same idea or you got to know about this some way. I dont how to do a video so i only gave suggestion and explained how it works to them. This is really nice a little different but cool. Thanks for creating it
HyperTiti - May 30, 2014 at 4:07pm
Dude, your project is really a great idea. Unfortunatly Apple is not doing clever move for now. Hope they may hear you and follow you...
@6italia0 - May 30, 2014 at 4:06pm
Looks like a new version of velox kind of
Sam - May 30, 2014 at 4:03pm
How about no, reminds me of windows
hedge - May 30, 2014 at 3:59pm
Great! Luv it! i think this would be the next jailbreak tweak ;)
! - May 30, 2014 at 3:59pm
That would be great
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