Android 12’s widgets focus is well-timed but long overdue

Although it is often criticized for copying every new Apple innovation, there have been times when Android actually demonstrated new features that would eventually become commonplace in the mobile world. Unfortunately, some of those features may have been ahead of their time, or the opportunity to take advantage of them was squandered. Home screen widgets almost became a tragic footnote in Android’s history, but it’s, fortunately, getting a renaissance in Android 12, perhaps thanks a bit to Apple again.

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