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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 company is said to be considering binding the search bar on Android's home screen directly with the GoogleAssistant.
The Upload, which was launched by the company earlier this year, will now be present on the SoundCloud home screen.
With 1-Tab Cab Bookings, we allow users to book their nearest cab in just 3 seconds by tapping and holding a button on their home screen.
I've seen portions on a 40-inch home screen, and it's still effective.
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.
Rodriguez found that if a user swipes the home screen and accesses the alarm clock, he can hold down the device's sleep button which brings the option to turn it off or lead to the multi-tasking screen, from where the user can access camera and photos or even their social media accounts.
HTC Blinkfeed is at the centre of the new HTC One experience, transforming the smartphone's home screen into a single live stream of personally relevant information, including social, entertainment and lifestyle updates, news and photographs.
When the user is not engaged with an app, the home screen displays images and status updates from Facebook friends.
The HTC One prides a sleek aluminum body, a live home screen that streams all of your favourite content, a photo gallery that comes to life, and dual frontal stereo speakers, the New HTC One is ready to reshape your smartphone experience.
The new home screen will feature up to four columns of tiles, giving users a chance to put more applications and information on the home screen.
12 (BNA) - Windows 8 will launch with no "start button" on the home screen in a manner that is different from the typical interface, said Windows blogger Paul Thurrott.