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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by thegift_curse, May 26, 2010.

  1. thegift_curse

    thegift_curse Member
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    I'm using helixlauncher and normally the four apps that id have on the default home screen are now in the quickbar on the bottom. So Im lookingg for a replacement widget that I can put there so its not so empty, any suggestions?

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  2. sooper_droid12

    sooper_droid12 Android Expert

    I leave my home screen blank with the exception of Beautiful Widget staring at me telling me the time and weather.
  3. jjl1911

    jjl1911 Newbie

    I have helix with my four main apps on the quickbar and beautiful widgets clock/temp on top. How about a picture frame with a nice picture?
  4. s1ckGhost

    s1ckGhost Well-Known Member


    Here's my current set up. Advanced Task Manager on the bottom left, and Gmail Counter on the bottom right. Got rid of the name of the apps under their options and have Beautiful Widgets dead center.
  5. sublimnl

    sublimnl Well-Known Member

    Here's my setup...

    SwitchPro Widget up top (this thing is awesome. next to last icon is to activate the LED for flashlight purposes!)
    DigiClock Widget for the time
    Weather Forecast Widget Donate
    More Icons Widget at bottom.

  6. s1ckGhost

    s1ckGhost Well-Known Member

    WEATHER FORCAST WIDGET!.. thats the f*ckin app ive been looking for forever now..lol thanks for ur ss =]
  7. Clementine_3

    Clementine_3 Extreme Android User
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    Love Weather Forecast Widget (donate), it's all I have on my home screen in Helix. Shows the weather and my calendar events, all in one nice clean view.
  8. kyleonfire

    kyleonfire Well-Known Member

    Where'd you get that background
  9. s1ckGhost

    s1ckGhost Well-Known Member

    You get it from right heeeere =D *i hope this works*


    can it be saved?

    EDIT- yes it can lol
  10. 3devious

    3devious Android Expert

    With the ROM that you are running, can you get rid of the clock in the upper right or shall it plague our Droids forever?
  11. sublimnl

    sublimnl Well-Known Member

    I've never heard of a way to get rid of the stock clock entirely, but you could always change its color to match the color of the notification bar. I know that would still leave space for it, which isn't ideal, but thats all I think you can do. Maybe someone else knows of a way.
  12. s1ckGhost

    s1ckGhost Well-Known Member

    When you asked this, I was assuming you were talking about the actual clock on the top right... that would be the alarm

    But if your asking about the actual time at the top right then.. ive no idea. its never been bothersome to me. That's a good question tho. lol
  13. 3devious

    3devious Android Expert

    Yeah, my husband made me insecure about it. I was so excited to show him how awesome my Droid looked when I put Helix on it with some widgets... "Why do you have a clock widget going when it is already up in the upper right corner?" I have been looking for ways to hide the clock since then.
  14. s1ckGhost

    s1ckGhost Well-Known Member

    My answer to that uncommon question when presented to me is, 'It's too small, and when im not at the home screen, I can still see the time =D'
  15. sublimnl

    sublimnl Well-Known Member

  16. s1ckGhost

    s1ckGhost Well-Known Member

    Hi, i was wondering if you could tell me what LiveWallpaper that is
  17. El Blacksheep

    El Blacksheep Android Enthusiast

    I like how:

    * The clock widget shows 6:16, and the notification bar shows 6:17
    * Battery status widget shows 90%, and the notification bar shows 60%
  18. mobrienjr

    mobrienjr Android Enthusiast

    Their is an option in Helix to hide the notification bar. Hope that this helps. I know when I was running Helix 2 the option was their.
  19. breadnatty08

    breadnatty08 pain rustique

    CM allows you to block and/or change the color of the top clock (and the battery easily through Spare Parts. If you want to keep BB, I've heard you can take the .apk from it. But, it's nice to have the option of just having the clock from Beautiful Widgets and not clutter with redundancy.
    To the other message above, I do think it's funny that you have two radically different battery statuses :eek:.
  20. SSinisterSS

    SSinisterSS Android Enthusiast

    im running 10 widgets on 5 screens on helix 2, FB, power control, beautiful widgets, pure grid calendar, mixzing large, news widget, 2 picture frames, mobile buzz, and google buzz. then xscope icon, hello im, handcent, and phone dialer on the main screen with BW. i use the dots on helix 2 so i dont have them on the dock.
  21. sublimnl

    sublimnl Well-Known Member

    Its not a live wallpaper...that would rock if it was! Here it is though...

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  22. sublimnl

    sublimnl Well-Known Member

    LOL. Welcome to android, right? I was waiting for someone to say it! The clock lags by about 3 secs on updates so I guess bad timing for a screenshot. The batt meter is better after the last update but the reason I have it there is that it takes me straight to the battery usage screen which I find very convenient.
  23. riffdex

    riffdex Android Enthusiast

    for my main screen, i have power control widget at the top, btunes music control widget at the bottom, and 8 icons in the middle of the screen. helix on the bottom with 4 icons of course :)

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  24. FingersXG

    FingersXG Lurker

    You can get rid of the names of all apps, or only certain ones? If you can do all, please explain how. :)
  25. sohc sti

    sohc sti Well-Known Member

    Its an option with helix launcher.

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