The problem with that, especially with stacks is that you only see one app when you turn your screen on. To me this is the fallacy of cards = widgets. They are just completely different metaphors. And when you flick your cards away they are all gone.
Originally Posted by Cantaffordit
There is no universal everyone will love it metaphor, but what I like about widgets is if I want a clean screen, I don't use widgets. If I want a whole bunch of info there, I can add the widgets to the screen. It seems like the designers of webOS completely hated the concept of widgets so they forced their will on every user by not providing that choice to end users.
I flip back and forth between home screens depending on whether I am at work, or on the weekend, or on vacation. It's my choice, not the OSes.
I can kind of understand the contradiction, if I have cards open they would hide the widgets on the screen behind them, but to me a simple way of hiding open cards would suffice and just provide a simple gesture to restore open cards.