My Widget concept became a reality, they even used the same app!

The app was called ESPN Score-center when I made the mock-up.

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My concept

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Windows phone and Android have a leg up on glance-able information. I think this can be solved if apple allow 3rd party developers to develop widgets for notification center bundled with their apps. Like windows phone live tiles, apps can display information in form of a widget but in notification center. Users are allowed to select which widgets they want to use in the settings app. The result is actually a better system. Because unlike windows phone, users don't have to go to their home-screen to access these widgets, so if I wanted to know the sports score I could just swipe from the top any where I'm at.

http://www.theverge.com/2014/3/15/5511334/3rd-party-widgets