The popular Reddit app Apollo has been updated today with support for iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max, and Apollo developer Christian Selig decided to implement a fun little feature – the “tamagotchi” of the dynamic island.

An app update adds a tiny little creature to the area above the new Dynamic Island Iphone Models. Customizable in a cat, dog, hedgehog, fox or sea urchin, the little creature simply walks around the dynamic island while browsing Reddit.

Apollo Pixel Pal


Apollo’s new “Dynamic Island Zoo” is a subscription option, available with the latest version of the app. Selig has also added little creatures as lock screen widgets, so those who don’t have an iPhone‌ with a dynamic island can add a creature to their device.

Earlier this week, Apollo was updated with iOS 16 support, so there are also a number of Other widgets related to Reddit Available to those using ‌iOS 16‌.

Apollo can be downloaded from a file App Store Free. [Direct Link]

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