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Beautiful Widgets Back In the Market

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by atlbuc, Dec 18, 2009.

  1. atlbuc

    atlbuc Android Enthusiast
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    Thought I'd let everyone know.
     


  2. vincentp

    vincentp Android Expert

    Did you check it out? Have they changed the appearance of the widgets?
     
  3. atlbuc

    atlbuc Android Enthusiast
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    Yes the appearance is different but still looks good. Animations looks better also IMO. Make sure you have your old Beautiful Home backed up just in case you don't like the update. Pretty much looks like this

    http://img124.yfrog.com/img124/410/device2.png
     
  4. Redflea

    Redflea Android Expert

    Hmmm...don't like the font he's chosen for the clock. That might be an opportunity for him - add the ability to choose from a few different fonts for the time display.
     
  5. atlbuc

    atlbuc Android Enthusiast
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    Yea looks a little weird but I can deal with it for now.
     
  6. jolenemae21

    jolenemae21 Member


    Me too :( It is keeping me from updating the one I have... I cant for the life of me figure out how to back up the old one with OI File Manager... Can anyone point me in the right direction?

    Hopefully he will add the skinnable option!!!! That would blow my mind!
     
  7. atlbuc

    atlbuc Android Enthusiast
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    Don't know about OI File Manager but I use Astro File Manager, works great.
     
  8. jolenemae21

    jolenemae21 Member

    I went to dl it and realized i have that one too... still dont know how to back up BW to the SD card...
     
  9. atlbuc

    atlbuc Android Enthusiast
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    Open Astro then menu-tools-Application Manager/Backup. Choose all to back up or just the ones you want
     
  10. jolenemae21

    jolenemae21 Member


    THANKS A MILLION!!! So now I can update to the new BW and if i dont like it i can change back to the old one?
     
  11. atlbuc

    atlbuc Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    Yes, I just did it to confirm
     
  12. vincentp

    vincentp Android Expert

    Just a friendly reminder. Don't forget to actually back up your SD card contents on your computer after you backup the old app, in case you ever lose the data on the card for some reason.
     
  13. Russellmaniakw

    Russellmaniakw Well-Known Member

    I have already backed up the old BW, but if I wanted to re-install it how would I do that from the SD card?
     
  14. Redflea

    Redflea Android Expert

    Astro has an option to install apps that it has backed up. You may need to change the phone settings under Settings>Applications to allow installing from unknown sources.

    You can also use App Installer (free) from the marketplace to install apps from your SD card.

    Good advice above regarding backing up your SD card!
     
  15. atlbuc

    atlbuc Android Enthusiast
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    You would go into Astro File Manager backup and select the app then install
     
  16. discoduck

    discoduck Lurker

    I can't find this on the market? I searched Beautiful Widgets but other stuff came up.
     
  17. vincentp

    vincentp Android Expert

    Backed up my old version yesterday, downloading the new one now. The only problem is that Weather Widget Donate has already grown on me thanks to the skinning ability. I don't know if I want to go back to the BW clock.
     
  18. atlbuc

    atlbuc Android Enthusiast
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    The Problem I have with Weather Widget Donate is it isn't consistent. The clock stops working at times and the weather doesn't show in landscape mode.
     
  19. atlbuc

    atlbuc Android Enthusiast
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    A Tweet From LevelUp Studio. "The smaller home will be back soon? Hopefuly tomorrow or monday"
     
  20. discoduck

    discoduck Lurker

    I still can't find this :|
     
  21. atlbuc

    atlbuc Android Enthusiast
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    What phone are you using?
     
  22. discoduck

    discoduck Lurker


    I'm using a Rogers Dream.

    Is that why?
     
  23. atlbuc

    atlbuc Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    Are you on 1.5? If so then yes.
     
  24. sooper_droid12

    sooper_droid12 Android Expert

    Sorry, I suggested him to change the font and he did. To be honest, it looks a lot better than what he had before. I think he will eventually add themes and what not.
     
  25. longball10

    longball10 Well-Known Member

    I downloaded the new app and I have to say I like it..It is similar font to the unlock screen and makes it feel like it belongs together.. Sure, I liked the flip but I certainly dont mind this one... Oh, and I also like the potential for themes eventually.
     
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