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Missed It! Customization

Posted by on Sep 6, 2011 in android, cool apps, tutorials | 19 comments

Here is an example of a Missed It! widget displaying missed calls, unread sms, and new g-mail along the top of this WidgetLocker lockscreen. Missed It! is one of the most reliable, stable apps for tagging updates on these default applications. I have also used it successfully to display updates from Google Voice, Nimbuzz, and other apps I use to communicate with family and friends. Here’s how I created this widget from beginning to end. Note 2/12: this was done when gmail still allowed third party apps to count gmails a few versions of the gmail app back. Mail counts for gmail may work if you use K9 mail in the alternative.

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How to Apply Custom Minimalistic Text Preferences

Posted by on Sep 3, 2011 in android, android in general, fave widgets, my screens, tutorials | 6 comments

Minimalistic Text allows users to save preferences for each widget to your SD card: this is useful for many reasons.

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