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Express your Thoughts on Your Today Screen with Text Widget for Android
It is always surprising how the simplest of ideas can actually become a reality when given the right tools. XDA member tampiss has just released a very basic, yet never thought of widget for Android. Text widget allows you to display a string of text on your today screen. You can write anything from quotes, how you feel today, a memo, really, anything that comes to your mind. I am aware that there are Notes widgets, post its, etc. But this app in particular called our attention for its simplicity and yet potential usefulness.
If you have any feedback or ideas that you would like to share with the dev, please feel free to share them in the thread.
I have “developed” very simple widget: Text widget.
I have done this for my personal needs :-), yet I was quite happy with it so I though I would share it
I am not an expert nor programmer , yet I believe it is bug-free.
Please, try it and let me know what you think about it.
You can find more information in the application thread.
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