Samantha · May 10, 2013 at 09:00 pm

Three New Small Apps to Add to the Collection

Previously we introduced two small apps developed by XDA Recognized Themer soumya_digi. Those were a music control small app and a LMGTFY small app, and they were created using the Small Apps add-on SDK provided by Sony. If you are not aware, small apps are floating, miniature applications that hover over any running application. They allow you to do some quick calculations, jot down some notes, and much more. Now, soumya_digi has developed 3 more small apps for Xperia users out there.

The 3 new small apps are:

  1. Small Torch: Consists of a large button which turns on and off the LED flash
  2. Slider Controls: Once launched, pops up a full suite of sliding controls for brightness, media playback, ringtone, alarm and voice call volume
  3. Discount Calculator: Input the original price or value, set the discount percentage and press calculate

Of course, each of these apps will be of use for different people in different situations, such as allowing for quick access to a makeshift torch in the dark, a readily available set of useful settings without having to navigate to the settings menu or a widget on the homescreen. And with the discount calculator, you can…um…calculate discounts quickly and easily.

It goes without saying, but still going to be iterated, these small apps are only compatible with devices that support the small apps extension, including Xperia devices and non-Xperias that have had smalls apps ports. Soumya_digi has made these available for free and exclusive to the XDA forum community, so make sure to check out the small apps thread for more details and downloads.


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