egzthunder1 · Jun 30, 2010 at 09:00 am

Use your Location as a Wallpaper with WMM

We have been using all sorts of wallpapers over the years: pictures, drawings, animations, weather wallpapers, but this is a first. XDA member MikyWoW has made an app that will pull your location using Google Maps and will place a map (from GoogleMaps) with your exact location as a wallpaper. A nifty feature is that the app will update itself, meaning that you can set an interval where the program will update this picture with your new location. It seems that the app works with WVGA, but it may work with other resolutions (QVGA has been confirmed to not work).

The program locates the coordinates without the use of GPS (like Google Maps) download the map from GoogleMaps and set as background.

  • Supports Today, Sense / TouchFlo.
  • Can change the map zoom and map type (4)
  • You can view location marker

Milestones:
-Automatic changing in intervals

You can find more information in the application thread.


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Good Games to Show off Graphics on My Phone?

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ITaaS – Identity Theft as a Service with FileThis

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Do You Prefer Physical or on Screen Buttons?

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