Launch Center Pro for iOS gets widget shortcuts back years after Apple rejection | The Verge

This is good news. At the same time, it's sad that we're 9 versions into iOS 9 and these sorts of developments are considered victories. 

If Apple really believes that iOS is the future of computing, they need to loosen the reins on iOS more. Default app choices. Greater customization. Apple should ultimately allow these things. Time will tell if they are incentivized to do so.