Good news for HD Widgets fans, A new version of HD Widgets has been released into Google Play. It features Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean aesthetics, tons of color options, and support for the new Colourform theme pack.
HD Widgets are the next generation of widgets - something fun and amazing designed for today's high resolution touch screens.
HD Widgets includes a dozen beautiful widgets that show current time, current weather, weather forecast, and utility switches. We put a TON of time into designing each widget to look great on every Android screen.
The best part of HD Widgets is how fun and easy it is to use. Everything in the WYSIWYG app is right at your fingertips. make changes and see the results instantly right on your wallpaper background. You can mix and match various clocks (LED, flip clock, and Honeycomb) with backgrounds, layouts, and other options. Simple!
What's in this version:
- - NEW Notification Widgets: Battery & Weather
- - Colourform Test pack (separate apk)
- - Colourform settings: opacity, tile, texture, & colors
- - Settings for Brightness & Night Brightness switches
- - Widgets: RTL text fixes
Beautiful Widgets, the perfect widgets application get a facelift and is back in a brand new version!
Tons of widgets, tons of themes, just for you. Beautiful Widgets is your best friend for customizing your home screen. Make it personal, be unique & express yourself.
Beautiful Widgets was the first paid app reaching 1 million of downloads. It has been Google Editor's Choice for more than a year, and more then 3 years in the top #5 paid applications in the Android Play Store (previously Android Market).
What's in this version 5.1:
- - New weather provider WeatherUnderground
- - New Forecast Fragment Lifestyles
- - New widgets for tablets
- - New beta channel
- - New layouts for WeatherWidgets 4x1
- - The geolocation can be removed
- - Add a setting to disable the weather animations
- - Hide Home Fragment, and put Tutorial when there is no widgets
- - New translations
- - Physical menu button opens the Sliding menu in the Forecast Screen
- - Fix a lot of bugs
Action Launcher app lets you re-imagines the concept of an Android launcher. Put simply, Action Launcher is designed to get you where you need to go, faster.
With the freshly added feature, users can open up widgets by simply giving app icons a vertical swipe. Version 1.5 also packs a number of improvements, including support for 10-inch tablets and increased stability.
Standout features include:
* A sliding quickdrawer for instant access to all your apps
* 'Covers', an innovative new way to quickly launch apps and shortcuts without compromising the look of your carefully crafted homescreen.
* 'Shutters', a unique feature that unlocks the power and potential of Android widgets. Swipe an app icon, and that app's widget is automatically created (note: Shutters require Android 4.1 Jelly Bean).
* Quicksearch, a fast and powerful feature that allows you to search for apps, contacts and even music directly from the action bar.
* Android's unique and powerful action bar is fully integrated into your desktop.
* Full tablet support (including the Nexus 10).
* Highly organized customization options
* All of the settings you expect from custom launcher: specify apps to hide, adjustable number of home screen pages, grid sizes, page margins, dock toggles, resize any widget, etc.
* Strong Play Store integration
What's in this version:
- NEW: Shutters - finally, you can unlock the power & potential of Android's widgets. Shutters are similar to a cover: press the app icon to load the app, but if you swipe the icon, that app's widget will automatically be created & displayed. (Note that due to Android API limitations, shutters require Android 4.1 or later)
- NEW: Full tablet support.
- NEW: Many stability improvements.
- NEW: WAY more features than Google will let me list here. See here for a full breakdown: https://bit.ly/WZtfzP
Link: Google Play Store
Colourform features over 50 colorful new ICS / Jellybean-style widgets for Android phones and tablets.
Everything is colorable: icons, text, separators, background... you can even color each part of the clock! Backgrounds are layered with settings for color, opacity, tiles, and textures - or just do no background at all.
This light-weight pack (only 2MB) focuses on a simpler, more minimal, flat UI design while allowing more flexibility and customization than ever before.
- All of it!
- 58 more widgets for phones & tablets
- ICS / JB style
- tons of color settings w/ full color range
- background opacity, tiles, & textures
- new Quick Settings & Indicators
- more Roboto fonts including the 4.2 hipster clock
LevelUp Studio is now offering Beautiful Widgets in Google Play Store for free to entice more Android users to use the application. It is one of those nice apps that didn't really take off because of the price. It used to cost $3.50 on the Google Play but Android users are quite picky with their apps and won't shell out as much for something that they just like a little.
Beautiful Widgets is now available for free and you only need to pay for the modifications that you desire on your device. It will open up a lot of possibilities for your phone with all the widgets that will be available for you once you download it on Freemium. However, if you have already paid for the app and you liked it, you can always buy again to avail of the "free for life" gift.