Apple’s iOS 8 is just around the corner and while there are many fans are already dreaming up what they hope to see, this one decided to create a demo video showing off one the software update needs: iOS Block. Simply put, it “works by expanding your fingers on an existing app icon to get a Block with information like weather forecasts, calendar appointments, and music controls,” says The Verge. Continue reading for the video and more information.

According to The Verge, “Each Block is interactive, delivering live information from your text message history on the Messaging app, or appointments for the Calendar app. Machalani has also created a ‘swiping and consulting zone’ inside each Block that lets you swipe across horizontally to see more information, and tapping on an icon in the lower-left corner of each Block will take you directly into the app. It’s really designed to let iPhone and iPad users see the information contained within apps at a glance. ‘This would only be the first step to really push iOS forward, but a crucial one to really offer a better solution than opening and closing every single application,’ says Machalani.”

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