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aniWidget V2.0.0 is released on Android Market

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009

Version 2.0.0  (06/19/09)

This update includes following modifications:
1. Changed the widget size from 4×2 icons to 2×2 icons.
If you have aniWidget from previous version, delete the old aniWidget from your home screen, then insert a new one to get the smaller 2×2 aniWidget.
2. Added the support for multiple instances.
Now you could insert several aniWidgets to your Home screen, with each aniWidget displays different screen.
3. Modified the user interface for easier operation.
Please refer to the following “How to use aniWidget”.

<<<<< Installation >>>>>
aniWidget is a widget for Cupcake version.
Instead of running it as a normal application, you add it to your Home screen.
To insert aniWidget, first find/prepare a Home screen with enough empty space (aniWidget occupies 2×2 icons), then long-press in that empty area, select “Widgets”, followed by “aniWidget”.

<<<<< How to use aniWidget >>>>>
aniWidget has 6 screens, including analog clock, digital clock, calendar, agenda, notepad, and weather.

There are 3 transparent buttons on each screen.
The Panel button is located in the top header part, which launches the Panel dialog.
The PageUp/PageDown button is located in the middle/bottom part, which features the “page up”/”page down” function for related screen.
(anglog clock and digital clock do not have the PageUp/PageDown buttons).

The Panel dialog has 4 rows of icons.
The icons in the 1st row are the Action icons for the specified screen, such as “Update”, “Settings”, “Help”, etc.
The icons in the 2nd and 3th rows are Screen icons, click one of them to switch to the relative screen.
The icons in the 4th rows are Tool icons, including tools for “FlashLight”, setting toggles of “Slient Mode”, “Wifi”, and “Airplane Mode”.
A touch on the empty area of the Panel dialog will return to the aniWidget, the “BACK” button on the phone has same result.

1. Analog Clock screen
Use the “Settings” button in the Panel dialog to change the clock theme.
   
2. Digital Clock screen
Use the “Settings” button in the Panel dialog to change settings.

3. Calendar screen
Use the PageUp/PageDown button to move to the previous/next month.
Use the “Settings” button in the Panel dialog to change settings.

4. Agenda screen
Displays agenda events within one week from Google Calendar.
Use the PageUp/PageDown button to move to the previous/next event.
Use the “Google Calendar” button in the Panel dialog to launch Google Calendar.
Use the “Settings” button in the Panel dialog to change settings.

5. Notepad screen
Use the PageUp/PageDown button to page up/down one paragraph.
Use the “Edit” button in the Panel dialog to edit the note.
Use the “Settings” button in the Panel dialog to change settings.

6. Weather screen
Use the PageUp/PageDown button to display the weather for previous/next day.
Use the “Settings” button in the Panel dialog to change settings, such as select weather service and set your city for weather forecast.
The weather is updated automatically 4 times a day if the Auto Update option is turned on.
Use “Multi-day Forecast” button in the Panel dialog to display the weather for 6 days in one dialog, a touch on that dialog will return to the aniWidget.
Use “Refresh” button in the Panel dialog to update weather information immediately.

More features will be added in aniWidget soon. Enjoy it!

aniWidget V1.1.0 is released on Android Market

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009

Update Version 1.1.0  is released on 06/02/09.

This update includes following modifications:
1. Fixed the “Settings reset after rebooting” bug.

2. Modified the screen switching method.
    Now touching the screen will not switch to the next one, you will need to click the “More” button in the bottom-left corner of each screen instead. This way avoids unnwanted screen switching with incautious touches, so you could easily stay with your favorite widget screen.

3. Improved the Notepad editing and viewing method.
    Now you could touch the “Notepad” header part to launch its editing dialog, which is translucently over the widget.
Touching the upper part of the Notepad text will page up one paragraph, touching its lower part will page down one paragraph.(Current Android SDK does not support good scrolling feature for widgets).

aniWidget is a widget for Cupcake version.

Instead of running it 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.
To Switch to the next screen, click the “More” button in the bottom-left corner of each screen .
Besides, 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
Changing the clock theme and editing notepad within its Preference dialog.
You could also touch the “Notepad” header part to launch its editing dialog, which is translucently over the widget.
Touching the upper part of the Notepad text will page up one paragraph, touching its lower part will page down one paragraph.
   
2. Digital Clock/Tool Box screen
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. Touching the area shifted a little bit to the widget center could make it easy)

For more information, please visit http:www.anifree.com

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

aniWidget V1.0.0 is released on Android Market

Monday, June 1st, 2009

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aniWidget screenshot aniWidget screenshot

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!