I saw the blog on a 1024 resolution display…and almost fainted. It looks terrible! Since I will need to change a lot of coding around anyway, I think I might also jump to a new template theme from Elegant Themes – their Aggregate theme is very nice looking, and may suit the desired layout of my blog better. I will also be implementing…gasp!…some ads, since it was pointed out to me how much extra kibble money I could be earning for the pugs.
So please excuse any bumps on the road to a better look for the site, and suggestions for improvement are welcome.
I also have a request for anyone who subscribes, or any of you who are interested in some of the work I have done. I have been messing with a really neat app called ScreenCast, which allows the user to record their screen and audio – the most practical application would be filming short tutorials for Android. So if anyone has a request for a good first video TUT, please let me know. Thanks!
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.
Minimalistic Text allows users to save preferences for each widget to your SD card: this is useful for many reasons.