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Why does the media dock have a weather widget but we can't put it on our home screen?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Germwise, Nov 18, 2009.

  1. Germwise

    Germwise Well-Known Member
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    This seems a little ridiculous. The droid obviously has a weather widget but we can't add it to our page.
     

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  2. Kamilli0n

    Kamilli0n Well-Known Member
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    I agree with you, its odd they would only implement it in the media dock screen. Seems like it would be fairly easy to make it a homescreen widget as well.
     
  3. Fazed

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    It's not a widget. It's an integral part of the whole "media dock" application. I'm not sure why they didn't make it into a widget, too, but they may just not have been able to justify spending a little more to break it out as a separate widget when there are already so many free weather widgets available on the market. They'd have been wasting resources to reinvent the wheel.
     
  4. doomedromance

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    Because Motorola's dumb.
     
  5. galt

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    And in the same mode of silly implementations, why don't they show the battery charge remaining on the lock screen all the time, instead of only when charging ?
     
  6. doomedromance

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    Because Motorola's dumb.

    edit: oh wait!
    Because Android's dumb.
     
  7. Decus22

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    You know what else is dumb. Trolls are dumb. I think the lack of intelligence comes from the constant inhalation of mold spores from a lifetime of living in moms' basement trying to start internet fights.
     
  8. argylecyclist

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    +1
     
  9. doomedromance

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    It's not a basement it's an attic. And it's my Grandma's house and someone's coming to clean out the mold next week.

    And your immature response to my comments, that lacked seriousness, to a post that lacks productivity really shows that you definitely don't lack intelligence.
     
  10. Decus22

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    I would love to engage you in a troll fight but I already used my 2 troll fights a day quota with your mom during my lunch break........:(
     
  11. Nickles

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    Dang people...
    anyhow, there is a slick app in the Market called DockRunner.
    it's an app that puts your Droid into Multimedia mode, without the dock..
     
  12. MicroNix

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    Not having the dock takes away most of the reason for that mode!
     
  13. GorillaTheHutt

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    heh, i think you have it backwards...having that mode takes away most of the reason for buying the dock.
     

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