April Fools Day is once again upon us and as usual, tech companies everywhere have not failed to keep us entertained. With a trove of fantastic faux product launches and even some real product launches that were taken as April Fools jokes, people have been busy releasing their hilarious ideas. With many of these jokes being nostalgic and some even being functional it's easy to appreciate the spirit behind them. Samsung Galaxy Blade Edge In a reference to the Galaxy...
Circular Battery Status for Android
Tired with your inaccurate battery meter on Android? or simply want to change? XDA member irkan presents Circular Battery Indicator, a small app based on the work of XDA member Fightspit, now available for non rooted devices.
The developer has modified an APK to make it usable for all Android devices, it was tested on a Desire but should work on any other non rooted device.
Originally posted by irkan
[APP] 17-OCT-2010 Circular battery Indicator with % (No root required)
Fixed some small FC issue reported by a friend
Alright a new version, with gradient color fill, less complicated code, and new icon
yesterday i wanted to get a battery status bar for my desire just like the picture below
found a thread here that explain how to get it
Super Circle Battery with % |Version A-I & Z (Custom)| Desire 2.2 ROM
However i found out that i am un-able to use it because the requirments for installing (what i have been told in the thread) is that your device has to be
2. Have different ROM than the stock ROM
personally i find it very inconvenient to root & flash a new ROM just to get this battery circular percentage (thats all i want, I am pretty satisfied with the stock FROYO 2.2)
You can find more information in the application thread.
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