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[Metamorph] Portal Battery and Gun Charger

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by uncholowapo, Apr 25, 2012.

  1. uncholowapo

    uncholowapo Member
    Thread Starter

    This is my first ever venture into theming anything that is Android so naturally I am very new.

    I saw that my friend had the Aperture Laboratories logo on his iPhone's status bar and thought it would look pretty cool in mine. I searched around the web but my Google-Fu couldn't turn up anything so I made my own.

    At first I had the Aperture logo in mind but then I saw how tacky it would be to have the charging icons completely unrelated so I included a portal gun for your viewing pleasure :D

    Check them out:



    I will say that while doing this, learning how to use inkscape is probably the best thing I have done. I highly recommend making the switch to vector graphics. Its so much better especially when you want to scale your graphics to any size you want for different screen sizes for example.

    Finally, Here is the link for the morph zip:
    Download Nao

    1. Move to /sdcard/AndroidThemes
    2. Open Metamorph and Hit the unzip button.
    3. Chose the newly placed zip.
    4. Apply and reboot device
    5. ?????
    6. Profit :cool:

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  2. OrKo

    OrKo Android Expert

    This battery meter looks frickin awesome! thank you so much! Now I've got all kinds of choices for battery meters =D
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  3. uncholowapo

    uncholowapo Member
    Thread Starter

    Thanks glad you like it :thumbup:
  4. dulal18

    dulal18 Android Enthusiast

    Pretty decent great job thanks!
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  5. Primed

    Primed Well-Known Member

    You can probably see by my avatar how much I enjoy this! :D Freaking love Portal.
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  6. pcflip

    pcflip Well-Known Member

    I get the portal battery which is cool but I dont get the gun charging? can you post a picture of that? and what is the scale for the portal battery? does it shift color depending on how charged the fun has left? thanks.
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  7. uncholowapo

    uncholowapo Member
    Thread Starter

    Its working right for me. And yea, towards the end, the last 2 turn yellow. It turns red when its on its last bit of juice.

    The scale is 1:1. It was made at that tiny 38x38 resolution.

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  8. pcflip

    pcflip Well-Known Member

    oh okay if we want to use just the portal for the battery and not the gun for the charger what should we do?

    when I said scale I mean in terms of charge, some phones have a certain scale to show off battery life, so is ever 1%, some is 3%, 5%, 10% and so on just want to make sure its accurate to what is reported.
  9. OrKo

    OrKo Android Expert

    When you get this working properly would you please upload it and post, I would really like to get down on something like that.

    No offense but I'm not to keen on the gun charger either.

    Also is it possible to take the charging Android icon from the blue circle battery meter you posted and replace the gun with that?
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  10. chknhwk

    chknhwk Android Enthusiast

    Pardon my noobishness but is this something that can work on any android phone or was it made ONLY for the Connect? I really like the look of this and I'd love to put it on my Rezound.
    Also with regards to the charging icon, can you make the battery meter spin or slowly change colors so we can see it's charging instead of the gun?
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  11. pcflip

    pcflip Well-Known Member

    different phones may have different charge rates so this will only work on phones that have the same charge progress stepping as the connect.
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  12. kanaida

    kanaida Android Expert

    Love the battery icon :) the charging icon i don't get lol... looks like a whale :hmmmm:
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  13. unicyclist

    unicyclist Well-Known Member

    I love the battery meter, but just don't get the gun. Stock charging icon would be fine. This one does kinda look like an orca. What would be super awesome is if you could make the charging icon into Chell (in her long fall boot) impatiently tapping her toe.
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  14. LightenLhar

    LightenLhar Member

    Yes, a 38 pixel tall Chell with visible and distinct animated boots :p

    But for reals, the only thing stopping me from getting this is the whale gun, I'd love to see the Aperture logo spinning or just changing to a different color, maybe a lightning bolt in the center. Alternatively I imagine turning the logo into a portal while charging would look nice, with the battery percent in the center if you could pull it off. Would you kindly post the image used for the different battery percents so I can get an idea of the progression, like color=X percent??
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  15. OrKo

    OrKo Android Expert

    This is the battery meter I use. I'm bumping this because another user wanted to know which battery meter I was running...
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  16. myshkin

    myshkin Android Enthusiast

    So actually I can use any pic I want as long I have it at the proper scale? Like, could I get the outline of the pic I want & have the numbers by 1 display on the inside?
  17. abneri

    abneri Newbie

    ...Orko...Thanks for bumping this. Did you keep the "charging whale" or were you able to opt not to have it?
  18. OrKo

    OrKo Android Expert

    I'm not all techy enough to change it myself, so I just kept the whale. IMO its the best looking battery meter, so the whale doesn't really bother me as you only see it while is charging.
  19. myshkin

    myshkin Android Enthusiast

    so apparently this download link no longer works??
  20. OrKo

    OrKo Android Expert


    Here's a new link, I just upped it to my dropbox. Download the zip and follow instructions given in post #1.

    I take no credit for content in this link, I'm just re uploading it for the OP so that others can enjoy his work.
  21. MotoTriumphant

    MotoTriumphant Android Enthusiast

    i cant find android themes

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