My Dashboard for iOS—the latest universal app from Red Knight Interactive—takes a lot of its cues from the
widget heavy Android phones we all love to hate by bringing completely customisable in-app home screens to the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. It allows us to see our Facebook and Twitter
accounts side by side on one screen with our RSS feeds on the next.
What is it?
With My Dashboard on the iPhone and iPod touch, we are given a maximum of nine screens to customize. Due to the limited space of the iPhone screen (comparatively speaking), we are limited to two
panels (“widgets”) per page, which can be quite frustrating for the heaviest of media junkies, but understandable given the size limitations. On the iPad, we are limited to six pages. However, due
to the larger screen size and the ability to split the panels into as little as an 8th of the screen in any funky combination you can think of, the app just feels more functional and even exciting.
How does it work?
The panels that run natively within My Dashboard are quite…