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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Uzza, Aug 15, 2010.

  1. Uzza

    Uzza Well-Known Member
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    Anyone have any gems?

    Getting sick of the ones I have now (stock)
     

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  2. mercdizzle

    mercdizzle Well-Known Member
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    IN for more live wallpapers as well please.
     
  3. Pheno.menon

    Pheno.menon Well-Known Member
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    Save battery, don't use live wallpapers..
     
  4. BigCiX

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    There's a few free from the app store. Try the aquarium.
     
  5. sremick

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    As cool as live backgrounds are to show off to friends, I can't bring myself to using them again after jumping from 6h of battery life to 12h by turning them off.
     
  6. BigCiX

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    I second that
     
  7. John I

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    I like the aquarium. My battery works just fine too.
     
  8. speedfreak32

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    I like planet rot, but also don't use them often beause of the battery issues but every now and then I turn one on.
     
  9. BigCiX

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    i've sideloaded driod 2, city at night and driod x live wallpapers. All free and work nice. I just use them to show off to all the ifruity users. Went to a party last night & about half the people that had phones were iphone users. I pulled out my captivate and played a video i shot at the doctors office of my daughter getting her shots......people were like...."That's a huge screen"!!!!

    I was like....."Yup....got rid of the iphone for this bad boy. Samsung Captivate....Remember that name".
     
  10. mesasone

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    AndWobble is kind of fun to show off, but you have to get the paid version to be able to change the wallpaper which is kind of a bummer. Only 99 cents, but still.
     
  11. iMouseOne

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  12. BigCiX

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  13. Aerimus

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    I don't really understand this. I've never had a live wallpaper use more than 2% of my battery. If 2% is making or breaking your experience, then fine...but having an extra 2% more time at the end of my battery life is not a game changer for me. The live wallpapers bring me far more joy than that 2% ever will.
     
  14. n7slc

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  15. Bearsyzf

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    I've been using Live Wallpaper from day one and never had a problem with it sucking the life out of my battery.
     
  16. Max Tempest

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    Awesome live wallpaper: Home - Shake Them All! Android Live Wallpaper

    As for battery life, I bought 2 extra Samsung Galaxy S OEM batteries + wall charger for $11 through Ebay. Now I carry a full extra battery with me and don't worry about battery life anymore. What does Iphone not have? Swappable battery. Smart to use this advantage with the Captivate.
     
  17. Dirt McGirt

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    I have Red Eye Scanner now. Might have to check out the others. That spoog wallpaper is LOL!
     
  18. Virtual69

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    So, people keep saying live wallpaper kills the battery....How can that be? I'm assuming LW doesn't "run" when the screen is locked or an app is in the foreground. I spend very little time on the home screen, so would LW still be a battery killer?
     
  19. Tinyboss

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    I'm using Silhouette. Beautiful and not too busy.
     

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