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


The app update adds a tiny little creature to the area above the dynamic island on newer iPhone models. It can be customized as a cat, dog, hedgehog, fox, or axolotl, and the little creature simply roams around the dynamic island as you browse Reddit.

apollo pixel buddy


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

Earlier this week, Apollo was updated with support for iOS 16, so there are also a number of other Reddit-related widgets that are available to those running the ‌iOS 16‌ operating system.

Apollo can be downloaded for free from the App Store. [Direct Link]

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