Ben Elliott · Apr 10, 2010 at 09:59 am

Take the Dusk Theme one Step Further

If you’re a fan of the original Dusk theme for Manila, or have just started using the Dusk EVO theme for WVGA devices, it might irritate you that not everything on your device is skinned the same way.

Luckily, some of our members have developed themes for popular applications that mirror the Dusk look and feel.

Spigot has created a 3G-enabled WVGA dialer that integrates fully with Manila 2.5. There are several versions available with different color schemes, (a higher version number doesn’t mean an improvement on the first, just that it’s a different theme) including one designed to match the look of the Dusk theme exactly. Have a look in the thread for more details.

If you’re a fan of the Swype keyboard, you might also want to take a look at tacchan23‘s Dusk Skins for Swype. As the name suggests, these go very well with the popular theme, and are available in blue, green, red, pink and black variations. These skins should work in portrait mode on any VGA or WVGA device with Swype pre-installed, although support for WVGA and QVGA is improving, only one skin color has been released for these so far, you can find them in this 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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