Beautiful Widgets debuts new clock widget in latest update [App of the Day]

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The gang over at LevelUp Studio has released a new version of its wildly popular Beautiful Widgets app for Android. Available in the Google Play Store in both free and pro clients, the v5.6 sees the introduction of a new Color Widget (4×1 and 4×2). We’ve long been a fan of the ...

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Add a bit of Google Play design to your homescreen with PlayBar UCCW

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Want to change your home screen up just a smidge? Here’s a great app we just discovered called PlayBar UCCW. As the title suggests, it is a pack of pre-designed widgets that work within Ultimate Custom Widget (UCCW). The bundle features access to a handful of the most common apps and ...

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Beautiful Widgets 5.1 intros new tablet widget, weather options

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Beautiful Widgets, one of our favorite apps for Android, has a new update today and we’re only too happy to help spread the news. Key among the changes in v5.1 are the option to choose from AccuWeather and Weather Underground for weather sources, the ability to remove geolocation, and a ...

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LevelUp Studio teasing Beautiful Widgets 5.0

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The fine folks over at LevelUp Studio have started teasing an upcoming 5.0 release of Beautiful Widgets and darn if it doesn’t look good. While we only have a few screenshots and details to go on at this point, we’re already set to rename the app “Simply Stunning ...

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Completely overhauled HD Widgets 3.0 arrives for Android

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Customize your home screen with a seemingly endless number of widget combinations.

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HD Widgets 2.0 brings support for more screen sizes, more widgets

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With its latest update, HD Widgets now supports more screen sizes, so Android phone users can experience gorgeous weather widgets too!

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Welcome to Android #2: Intro to Widgets [VIDEO]

WIDGETS! Widgets are one the biggest features in Android we take for granted. It seems like we dont need them, but take them away and your phone just doesnt feel the same. What are Widgets? Widgets are… Live updating objects on your home screen. Ability to use an application without ...

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LevelUp Studio Drops Massive Updates into Beautiful Widgets 3.3, New Skin SDK

LevelUp Studio continues to improve their popular Beautiful Widgets application for Android, adding tons of new features. On top of that, a new skin SDK makes it easier than ever for developers to create and share their own unique user experiences.

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Facebook Feed, Scrollable Widget Added to Pulse for Android

Alphonso Labs has issued a new update to their Pulse News for Android application today.  Listed as v1.6 , the 99¢ app features a Facebook feed and scrollable home screen widget. Additional features include a new Pulse Featured section with news handpicked by the Pulse team as well as the ...

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Yahoo! Announces Mail and Messenger for Android 2.0 Devices

Yahoo! has released their first two Android titles today, Yahoo! Mail and Yahoo! Messenger.  In addition, they’ve also rolled out a widget for Yahoo! Search.  This is good news for those of you aren’t a fan of the Google services built in to most devices. Yahoo! Mail offers push ...

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The Astonishing Tribe’s ‘TAT Home’ Pours Flavor All Over Vanilla Android Experience

One of the founding members of the Open Handset Alliance, The Astonishing Tribe, has just announced their new TAT Home in Barcelona.    Touted as a “gesture-powered 3D Home screen” for stock Android, it adds a gorgeous interface to base experience.  Using TAT Home, users can pull up ...

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The 2010 NAVTEQ Global LBS Challenge

Remember back a few weeks, when HTC issued a C&D to LevelUpStudio to remove Beautiful Widgets, because it was too similar to their Sense UI widgets? Well, now HTC is sponsoring the 2010 NAVTEQ Global LBS Challenge to do just that. Here is what they want developers to create: Create a top ...

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NewsRoom is an RSS Beauty and Beast

I recently learned of a new RSS reader for Android called NewsRoom.  Since I rarely rely on bookmarked websites anymore, I like to have content readily available via RSS.  While there have been a handful of great RSS apps released already, I decided to take a look anyhow.  I was pleasantly ...

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Beautiful Widgets Are Back

A few days ago, HTC served LevelUp studios a cease and desist order regarding their Beautiful Widgets. The company claimed that the Beautiful Widgets were too similar their own, which were designed for phones with Sense UI. LevelUp promptly obliged and removed the product, only to return today ...

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HTC Offering Widgets in Android Market for Sense UI Handsets

Listen up Hero and Droid Eris owners!  HTC has just uploaded 4 new widgets for those of you with Sense UI on your Android phones.  Could this be the signal of a new direction for a company formerly famous for being the unknown hardware manufacturer behind many Windows Mobile phones?  

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