Ben Elliott · Oct 10, 2010 at 06:00 pm

Make Your Home Screen Unique with ForeLayer

Without letting it slip to the general public, Co0kieMonster slyly added another layer to the HTC Sense homescreen in the latest release of Co0kie’s Home Tab. This was requested by XDA developer m0bmentality, and its purpose has only recently been revealed.

This week, m0bmentality introduced the ForeLayer modification. This small yet entertaining addition to the list of ways in which CHT enhances your phone’s interface allows you to add overlays to your homescreen without them affecting its responsiveness. For example, designs such as windows, animals, splashes of water and smashing effects can be positioned on top of your device’s widgets, staying stationary when you swipe to a different screen.

m0bmentality’s new modification grants Co0kie’s Home Tab users more freedom when it comes to customising Manila. To pick it up, visit the project thread.


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ben_duder is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. Hi! My name's Ben, and I'm proud to be one of the news writers at xda-developers. I live near London and have spent the last ten years wasting all the money I get my hands on on new gadgets with which to fulfil my technolust. I first got into HTC phones when I found a Lobster 700TV (the HTC Monet) at a very good price, and I'm ashamed to say that I couldn't have cared less about what operating system the phone was running as long as I could watch The Simpsons on the bus. As fellow Monet owners might know, the 'TV' part of the phone's alternate title was somewhat deceiving and was completely abandoned by the service providers in England. However, by then I had already fallen in love with the freedom Windows Mobile had given me. After the Monet came a Universal, with a Touch Pro following that. I've just bought a G1 (yeah, I know, get with the times!) because I'm really interested in Android as a budding operating system and don't think I could ever cope with a 'dumbphone' now that I know what's on offer. Although I haven't contributed much to the site in terms of programming or cooking help, I hope that I can give a bit back by letting you guys know what's new through my articles. If you have any questions, suggestions or complaints about those articles, feel free to get in touch with me via PM using the URL above.
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