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Need A Clock With RSS? Homemade HTC Clock With RSS!
There is nothing better than original ideas being put into practice, particularly when these ideas are used make an already cool idea even better and more useful. XDA member djbrutale loves the Sense clock so much hat he decided to make one himself that would suit his needs a bit better by adding an option of RSS where the weather is normally located. The dev also mentions that while he made the clock himself, the images are copied from HTC, which makes him a bit dubious about posting it in open forum. From the screenshots presented, the clock looks stunning and there is quite a bit of functionality added to the RSS part. However, as this is still being worked on, the dev claims that it is a bit unstable. He may release the app, which judging from the screenshots does not require Sense to work, but it is yet to be seen.
The dev is looking for feedback and some requests on functionality. So, if you will, please drop by the thread and provide some suggestions to him. Who knows? He may end up releasing this if he can get enough feedback.
what do you think of my clock widget?
I copied the htc sense clock widget and added RSS feeds…
take a look on the screenshot and tell me if you like it, or what you would change.
You can find more information in the original thread.
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