This week, Federico and John revisit their approaches to their iPhone Home Screens, including the third-party widgets they’re using, and how they are optimizing their mix of apps and widgets since the iOS 14 update. Federico also shares a trick for integrating certain widgets and folders of icons into his wallpaper.
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