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With Dynamic Island, Apple used the display cutout in a way that Android brands just couldn't yet.

With Dynamic Island, Apple used the display cutout in a way that Android brands just couldn’t yet.

The one thing everyone can agree on when it comes to “Dynamic Island” is that it’s a bad name. Otherwise, opinions on the actual usability or aesthetics of the new interactive pill-shaped cutout in the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max have completely split. Personally, I was sold from the start, but I …

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dynamicSpot first look: bringing Apple’s dynamic island to your Android phone

Apple clearly knows a thing or two about design, and year after year releasing high-end iPhone hardware has earned it a solid spot as a pioneer in the smartphone industry. Think about it – when the company ditched the headphone jack, we saw almost every major Android manufacturer rush to follow suit. Sometimes, however, things …

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Apollo App Adds "Pixel Pals" to iPhone 14 Pro's Dynamic Island

Apollo App Adds “Pixel Pals” to iPhone 14 Pro’s Dynamic Island

Popular Reddit app Apollo was updated today with support for the iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max, and Apollo developer Christian Selig decided to implement a fun little feature – a “tamagotchi” for the dynamic island. The app update adds a tiny little creature to the area above the dynamic island on newer iPhone models. …

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Dynamic Island games are coming to iPhone 14 Pro

Dynamic Island games are coming to iPhone 14 Pro

The iPhone 14 Pro includes a new smart dynamic island that hides the front-facing TrueDepth camera hardware, and third-party app developers are already experimenting with ways to take advantage of the iPhone’s new capabilities. Apple allows third-party developers to create Dynamic Island experiences, which could end up including games. Kriss Smolka, the developer behind apps …

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