Apple has some pretty blury guidelines for what can be in the Notification Center and what can’t. This has already caused a bit of confusion regarding calculators in the NC and the late app-widget Launcher. This has got to be frustrating for developers and users alike. I personally heard about Launcher too late as I was stuck on iOS 7.1.6 due to a jailbreak not being released yet for iOS 8, by the time I got wind it was already gone in the blaze.
That being said, I jumped on Neato when I heard on Reddit that they might be pulling it if they don’t remove the keyboard from the Notification Center widget. The thread is titled, “What Apple don’t realize is these are the kind of things that convince developers to turn to jailbreaking, and users to look to jailbreaking” and it’s spot on. It is one of the largest reasons why I myself will always be a “jailbreaker”. There will always be something that Apple doesn’t think it’s users are ready for or it somehow breaks their odd guidelines.
It’s going to be interesting to see what happens with this widget; will they turn to Cydia? I hope so! Continue reading this post ->