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Nexus Revamped updates (1.98.14)

by mat on July 23rd, 2011

Wallpaper has now past 600,000 downloads ^_^ and thought I should blog about the recent changes.

I made a promo image for the wallpapers that should be visible on the market place any time now. I have limited art skills so this is the best I could come up with:

Nexus Revamped promo image

Nexus Revamped promo image

Jazz-hands (multi-touch)

I managed to fix a bug with multi-touch in my code, thanks to this question on stackoverflow. This now means that my wallpaper will work with up to 10 fingers or “jazz-hands”. This also fixes some of the crashes that were occurring on devices with 3.1 and up.

Save / load themes

I’ve also added the option for users to save their own themes so that if you have a few you like you don’t have to keep changing all the settings back and forth. This is also a step towards the next update I have planned whereby users can upload/download themes with a rating system and all the junk.

Save custom themes

Save custom themes

Better tablet / honeycomb support
I’ve added several improvements for large screen devices / tablets, the whole wallpaper is scaled effectively so that it no longer is just a giant zoomed in version of the phone wallpaper, and multiple more graphical changes to improve usability.

Nexus Revamped on a xoom

Nexus Revamped on a xoom

Android Market Links
Either click the following android market links (in android phone) or search the market for nexus revamped.
Pro Version
Nexus Revamped Pro Live Wallpaper (com.stealthcopter.nexusrevampedpro)

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Free Version

The free version is the same as the pro version but with some of the fancier features are missing, and some non-intrusive adverts. Both versions are fully supported.

Nexus Revamped Live Wallpaper (com.stealthcopter.nexusrevamped)

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Full changelog (since last blog post at version 1.98.01)

1.98.14

  • Bug Fix: Multi-touch force close bug fixed
  • Improved: Due to above bug fix, multi-touch now supports more fingers. This is great for tablets with ‘jazz hands’ support (more than 5 fingers!)
  • Added: Ability to save custom themes (Preset > User)
  • Added: Red Grid theme
  • Improved: Thumbnail images in preset menu scaled to screensize

1.98.12

  • Added: New & exciting Color changer dialog!
  • Added: Loads of new textures, try adding a background tint to make these more personal!
  • Added: German translation (thanks Steven!)
  • Added: Danish translation (thanks Johan!)
  • Added: Russian translation (thanks Dmitry!)
  • Added: Licence information
  • Improved: Transparent theme consistent throughout all settings now
  • Improved: Wallpaper changes scale based on screensize to better suit tablets etc.
  • Improved: Honeycomb background was a bit shoddy, fixed!
  • Improved: Icons/gfx more suitable for range of screensizes
  • Improved: Background tints are applied once on bitmaps rather than every frame, saving cpu time :)
  • Removed: Some unused functions and boring code
  • Bug Fix: Appearance bug in changelog fixed (doh!)

1.98.10

  • Added: Spanish translation (thanks Hector!)
  • Added: Swedish translation (thanks Joar!)
  • Added: Preset option for quick setting of common themes
  • Help me: if you want to add translations please email me!
  • Added: Added a cool carbon fibre background option!
  • Added: Differentiation between market places
  • Bug Fix: When configuring livewallpaper via launcher pro or similar some settings were not automatically updated
  • Bug Fix: Email in the about section will actually fill in my email address, surprise nobody spotted this sooner! Also added some information into each email to help me with issues.

1.98.09

  • Bug Fix: Minor bug in revert to default settings
  • Bug Fix: Minor bug in open application from market or settings

1.98.08

  • Added: Power saver in the reactions menu, can make the wallpaper static when battery reaches a certain percentage.
  • Added: Norwegian translation added (thanks Dan!)
  • Added: Obfuscation for improved efficiency and to help decrease piracy
  • Bug Fix: Glow size was forgotten on screen power off

1.98.07

  • Added: Particle scaling, like the Nexus S live wallpaper
  • Improved: Got sexy transparent menus working again, enjoy!
  • Improved: Dialogs look better on small screens and with different orientations; some screens are now scrollable in the next version this will be replaced with a better solution :)
  • Moved: Disable analytics is now in advanced menu
  • Bug Fix: Fixed a FC bug
  • Bug Fix: Using a custom background then renaming the file will no longer cause a FC

1.98.05

  • Added: Option to display FPS on screen (Advanced > FPS)
  • Added: Rotation on battery level
  • Bug fix: Memory leak from using custom backgrounds fixed (hopefully)
  • Bug fix: When Multi-touch option was disabled normal touch would not function
  • Improved: Code backend made more efficient by combining some classes
  • Added: Cool new background called “The Grid”
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