Awesome Collection of iOS 8 Notification Center Widgets

Over the years, Apple has been upgrading its iOS with features that can add a lot to the overall user experience. Whether it’s the home screen widget support or improved battery life, Apple has been making continuous efforts to serve its consumers in the most delightful manner. Unlike the static icons, home screen widgets have added to the list of functionalities that are being used and loved by Apple users. With hundreds and thousands of apps/widgets that support Notification Center in iOS8, it is interesting to pick the ones that can fit your requirements in the best possible way.

In this blog, I’ve hand-picked a collection of iOS 8 Notification Center widgets which have been segregated categorically.

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iOS 8 Notification Center Widgets

Collection of iOS 8 Notification Center Widgets


#1. iTranslate

iTranslate Translator iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

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Language translation is something you can’t do away with while traveling to different places across the world. the itranslate app comes with a widget that translates everything that’s available on your iPhone’s clipboard to a language that you’ve preset within the app.

Price: Free


#1. Parcels

Parcel Delivery Tracking iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

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As a package tracking widget, Parcels displays the list of all shopping packages that are due for delivery on the current day or the next day. Plus, you can use this app widget for tracking multiple shopping packages.

Price: Free

#2. Shop Spring

Shop Spring iPhone and iPad Shopping App Screenshot

Quite similar to the very popular Instagram, Spring serves as a high-end retail shopping app widget that allows you to buy some cool goodies instantly.

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Price: Free


#1. Magisto

Magisto iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

This video editing app lets you collaborate your photos and videos to come up with some really amazing mini-movies. The app’s widget displays all the latest videos and photos that you’ve shot using your iPhone, thereby motivating you to create short videos.

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Price: Free

#2. Getty Images Stream

Getty Images iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

As an app, Getty Images Stream pulls in stunning photographs from Getty Images’ database, allowing you to save and share the same with your friends and family. Getty Images Stream widget displays thumbnails of the three most recent images that have been fetched from the Getty Images’ database.

Price: Free

House and Home

#1. Redfin

Redfin Real Estate iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

This is a custom-made app for house hunters. It’s widget displays all the properties that are available for sale near your area of residence.

Price: Free

#2. Kitchen Stories Cookbook

Kitchen Stories iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

This is a recipe app that serves a brand new recipe in its widget on a per day basis. With each day bringing a new recipe, you can try a new dish for satisfying your taste buds.

Price: Free

Business and Productivity

#1. Hours Time Tracking

Hours Time Tracking iPhone and iPad App Sceenshot

If you are particular about time management, then Hours is the widget for you. It allows you to set multiple timers, enabling you to keep a good track of time that is being spent on performing different tasks.

Price: $4.99

#2. Evernote

Evernote Productivity iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

Evernote app’s widget comes with a new set of buttons that can be used for handling different actions such as choosing a text, pictures, launching the camera, setting reminders or initiating a new note within Evernote.

Price: Free


#1. Vice News

VICE News iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

As a renowned news app, Vice News’ widget displays all the top stories of the day right on your iPhone’s home screen.

Price: Free

#2. News360

News360 iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

Also known as the personalized news reader, News360 widget displays all the top stories of the day in accordance with the material that you like to read the most.

Price: Free

Task Managers

#1. Wunderlist

Wunderlist iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

With the Wunderlist widget installed on your iPhone, you can view your to-do lists within the Notifications Center. As you complete a task, you can check off the same within the widget.

Price: Free

#2. Calendar 5

Calendars 5 iPhone App Screenshot

This widget displays a clear and well-presented list of tasks that are scheduled for the day.

Price: $2.99


#1. Yahoo Weather

Yahoo Weather iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

This widget shows the current temperature, the daily minimum, and maximum temperatures as well as an icon that summarizes the weather forecast(for e.g., a sunny day, etc.)

Price: Free

#2. The Weather Channel

The Weather Channel iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

This widget offers you a quick weather forecast summary and current weather condition along with a handy video icon for the same.

Price: Free

Final Words

With Notifications Center widgets occupying a special place within Apple devices, it will be exciting to see the introduction of many more apps that support the trendy and in-demand iOS8 feature Notifications Center.

Rick BrownAuthor Bio: This post is written by Rick Brown, an iOS developer at Mobiers – iPhone apps development company. In case yoy are willing to avail or hire iPhone programmers, just contact him for his best suggestions.

Jignesh Padhiyar
Jignesh Padhiyar is the founder of who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around iPhone and iPad.



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