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home screen

The first screen of information displayed when a smartphone or tablet is started. Also called the "home page" and "main menu," it typically displays a group of icons that are clicked or tapped to activate applications and internal functions. See home button, widget and main menu.


An iPhone Home Screen
Call it the "home screen," "home page" or "main menu," this is what appears when an iPhone is turned on. Home screens are not identical because users rearrange icons as they please.
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The gamer can have their games show up when they log in, the movie fanatic can have their shortcuts to Netflix and Hulu, and the professional can set their home screen to have the business apps they need.
Get ready for a redesigned home screen and a new layout for those using tablets.
mumms[R] Customers already have the ability to access HETS directly from their home screen.
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United said that travel wallet, which holds relevant information, including upcoming reservations and flight status notifications, in a single location and enables customers to use a simple swipe and save details to the home screen.
Only a couple of very large national banks have introduced a similar feature, and RBFCU is the first credit union to use Android's home screen widget technology to provide this capability.
LiveScreen provides high value location relevant content, mixed with the right marketing messages, directly to the consumer's mobile home screen.
These interface modifications are an attempt by Windows to change the home screen which has not been altered since Windows 95 had been released in 1995, Thurrott told the CNN.
The Nimbuzz application takes advantage of Android capabilities with home-screen notifications that alert the user on the home screen of activities such as incoming chats while the application runs in the background, as well as a time-sensitive user interface option that detects how long the user presses on a contact in the buddy list.
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Mapping and routing functions are easier than ever before, while modes can be switched merely by touching the mode indicator at the top of the home screen.
The phone features a dedicated e-mail key on the front cover, an indicator light for new e-mail, and a preview window to the latest e-mails on the home screen.