Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is making it possible to hook together apps and functions within apps. After tracking for a while to confirm how suitable it was, the iPhone maker says it has acquired Workflow. The financial details of the deal are not known yet but rumor has it that it was a solid payday for the team that developed as well as a small upside for investors.
The app has been moving up the ladders of success because after being launched in 2014, it received an Apple Design award in 2015. It connects apps and functionalities within the Apple ecosystem and will continue being made available on the App Store at a cost of $2.99. Nonetheless, it will eventually be offered free of charge.
It has an outstanding use of iOS accessibility features
Apparently, the number of downloads and users for Workflow app is no known despite obtaining the Apple Design Award in 2015. However, there is a lot more to look out in terms of accessibility features, which are super impressive. For example, it has an outstanding implementation for VoiceOver.
The team of Weinstein, Conrad Kramer, Ayaka Nonaka and Nick Frey has done a commendable job. “We’ve worked closely with Apple from the very beginning, from kickstarting our company as students attending WWDC to developing and launching Workflow and seeing it’s amazing success on the App Store,” Weinstein writes.
Workflow’s existing integrations with apps are extensive and will continue to be updated
The Workflow has a special feature in it, which allows users to plunge into precise “deep linked” functions of individual apps. Apparently, the app is also quickly accessible to the blind or those with low-vision. The app is expected to offer the iPad ecosystem other great opportunities and value-add “power user” capabilities.
In line with any ongoing update to the app, a Techcrunch publication states that it will be used to increase voice assistant Siri’s functionality. The presence and use of Workflow explains the success of apps, which are quickly becoming part and parcel of many people’s lives.
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