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aniPet Goldfish Live Wallpaper is released on Android Market

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aniPet is a live wallpaper series for animated pets, designed for Android platform v2.1 and later versions.

aniPet Goldfish is the 1st live wallpaper of aniPet series, it simulates goldfish swimming in a pond with lotuses. You could select the number of goldfish in the pond, change the speed, customize their colors, feed the goldfish, and move around the lotuses.
     
How to set aniPet Goldfish Live Wallpaper:

Running aniPet Goldfish as a normal application only gives you the help page with the usage and version information.

 To set aniPet Goldfish as your live wallpaper, take the following steps:
     1) Long press in an empty area of your Home screen, the “Add to Home screen” dialog will pops up, select “Wallpapers”. Or you could press the MENU button, then select “Wallpaper” from the option menu.
     2) From the “Select wallpaper from” dialog, select “Live wallpapers”.
     3) Select the “aniPet Goldfish” from the live wallpaper list.
     4) Within the “aniPet Goldfish” preview screen
      a) press “Settings” button to go to Preference Setting dialog.
         You could select the number of goldfish (1-5) to be added in the pond, set the goldfish speed, change the color of each goldfish, and even change water color if you want.
         Press the BACK button to return to the preview screen.
      b) press the “Set wallpaper” button to set “aniPet Goldfish” as your live wallpaper.
     
 How to use aniPet Goldfish Live Wallpaper

     To move around the lotus:  First tap on the lotus to select it, the selected lotus turns to red, then touch down and move to relocate it.
     To feed the goldfish:  Tap on any empty area without lotus, different food will drop down to the pond.
   
More features coming soon.
Optimized for battery usage.

Update:
v1.1.0 is released on 3/13/10, which includes following modifications:
1) Added support for Droid ESE53.
2) Added option for goldfish speed.

v1.2.0 is released on 3/21/10, which includes following modifications:
1) Added ripple effect.
2) Modified the default background.
3) Modified Settings to include following options:
     * Lotus moving speed and visible switch
     * Water tranaparency
     * Change background option and use default background option (You could now pick any photo/image as the background)

v1.3.2 is released on 4/15/10, which includes following modifications:
1) Added butterfly and dragonfly which appear randomly.
2) Added an option to show/hide butterfly and dragonfly animation.

aniAgenda v1.0.0 is released on Android Market

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aniAgenda is a 4×3 agenda widget for your Home screen, it lists 1-week agenda from the Google Calendar along with the weather information. Its translucent buttons provide easy access to the Google Calendar,  pure weather page, or the 2-year month by month calendar grid view.

Within the agenda displayed in aniAgenda widget,  press the upper part of the agenda to page one-day up, press the lower part to page 1-day down. 

There are 5 translucent buttons listed in the header part, from left to right, they are:
* Google Calendar button: directly launches the Google Calendar application.
* Grid Calendar button: displays 2-year month by month calendar in a scrolled grid view.
* Weather button: displays 6-day weather is a pop up dialog for easy reading.
* Preference button: launches the Preferences settings to change the options, including set up your weather city.
* Refresh button: updates the agenda and weather immediately.

aniCamera v1.0.0 is released on Android Market

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Take funny pictures with  aniCamera !

aniCamera provides several amazing filters to take funny pictures, giving you dramatic entertainment experiences, especially when you take  pictures for your friends.

 

This version is an early release version, which provides 8 filters.  You could check the funny preview,  change the filters dynamicaly with the Filter button, take screenshot with Camera button in the right-bottom corner or the physical Camera button, click the View button to launch the Gallery screen to view the screenshots and share with others.  The operatoion should be straight forward.

More filters, features, optimizations, and updates coming soon.

aniTime v1.0.0 is released on Android Market

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aniTime is a lite version of aniWidget priced at $0.99.
It is a 2×2 widget providing anglog/digital clock & clendar, one touch to switch.

aniTime has 3 screens, including Analog Clock, Digital Clock, and Calendar. 
     1. Analog Clock screen
     Click the Analog Clock will switch to Digital Clock. 
     2. Digital Clock screen
     Click Digital Clock will switch to Calendar.
     Click the “Info” icon on the bottom-right corner to launch Preference Settings.
     Within Preference Settings, you could change the Analog Clock themes (6 themes available),   set your favorite settings for Digital Clock and Calendar, such as change the displayed text colors, etc.  
     3. Calendar screen
     Click the header part of the Calendar will switch to Analog Clock.
     Click the upper part for previous month, click the lower part for next month.

aniWidget V1.0.0 is released on Android Market

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aniWidget is a widget for Android Cupcake version.

> How to install/run aniWidget after downloading it to your Android phone
 
Instead of running aniWidget as a normal application, you add it to your Home screen.
To insert aniWidget, first find/prepare a Home screen with half-screen empty space,
(aniWidget occupies 4×2 icons), then long-press in that empty area,
select “Widgets”,  followed by “aniWidget”.

aniWidget has 4 screens, one touch to move to the next screen.

There is an “Info” button in the right-bottom corner of each screen,
click it to launch Preference dialog to make your favorite selections.
        
1. Analog Clock/Notepad screen
    Change clock and edit notepad within its Preference dialog.
          
2. Digital Clock/Tool Box screen\n
   The right Tool Box panel includes tools such as
   Flashlight/Silent Mode Setting/Airplane Mode Setting/Help,
   They are put in the box to avoid launching them incautiously.
   To open/close Tool Box, use the “Key” button in the top-right corner.
       
3. Calendar/Agenda screen
   Use the left/right arrow button to move to the previous/next month in the left Calendar panel.
   The right panel displays the nearest event within one week from the Google Calendar.
   Click the “Calendar” button in the top-right corner to launch Google Calendar.
       
4. Weather screen
   Use its Preference dialog to set your city for weather forecast.
   The weather is updated automatically 4 times a day if the Auto Update option is turned on.
   Click the “Refresh” button in the top-right corner to update weather information immediately.

(Although all the buttons in aniWidget are very small, their touch areas are big enough.)

More features (RSS reader etc.) and tools will be added in aniWidget soon.

Enjoy it!