23 December 2012

Hot on the home screen - windows phone edition

     So , we all like windows phone home screen design! , but I don't think I would trade my android for windows  , just yet , so here is the hottest windows home screen that you have been waiting for ...
This is my current Home screen

read on ahead to find out how to apply this baby on your device .....
Hot on the home screen is that section of the blog , where I bring you one of the many different and cool home screen themes and layouts for android devices , complete with images , download links , and tips to make them even better by adding your very own personal touch 

Launcher


  The launcher I used is called launcher 8 and boy is it good , the only downside to this launcher is that it does not have a landscape mode , but I am not complaining .
Features:
- You can add different size tiles;
- You can add a variety of colour tile;
- You can save and restore the theme;
- You can edit the start screen layout;
- You can set the current background style;
- You can switch the application list style
- You can add Android widgets in the tiles;
- You can set the lock screen style;
- You can select more than one hundred kinds of theme colours;
- You can add special features tiles,like time ,pictures and contact photo.

Widgets

       The only widgets that i used were the Digital clock widget that is built into Samsung phones and a running task widget that comes with Elixir 2 app  .
Elixir 2 is a system information application with highly configurable widgets
Download elixir 2 :https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bartat.android.elixir&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEsImNvbS5iYXJ0YXQuYW5kcm9pZC5lbGl4aXIiXQ..

Layout & Colour



  it's all custom layout , you can choose your own layouts , but make sure you try and select different colours for most of the tiles , or you will end up with a monotonous look ... 


Lock screen

   launcher 8 has a built in lock screen that looks really great , it has 4 different styles and can also use custom wallpapers , shows date and time overlays with status icon at the top , all in all a good choice ...

if you want to read up more on this topic you can always ask Me in the Comments or Google :)
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