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Woah... what weather app man?

Looks like Eye in Sky.

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Had a bit of a change again. Facebook feed to the right and calendar agenda to the left.

Xperia S running ICS stock firmware .55


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Galaxy Note 2 running ProjectAOSP rom.

Minimalistic Text

Eye In The Sky

Simple Calendar Calendar

Simple Calendar Tasks

Simple RSS

HoloBlue Icons


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Orange San Diego / Xolo X900 running stock ICS


Random wallpaper from Wallbase App

Go Weather

'Outside Weather Style' Go Weather widget

Flipboard Widget

Doubletwist Widget

Suave HD Icon Pack for Nova Launcher

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HTC One running stock.

Need to come up with a new design I guess, as it's pretty stale now, but it works for me.


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Jailbroken iPhone 5. Clean and simple, the way I like it.

Sarif Theme.


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My current desktop:


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Xperia S running OpenSEMC BETA the kernal on this thing is pretty much amazing now when the phone is asleep.


Looking to find somewhere to place upcoming appointment on homescreen too. Have an agenda widget on the left homescreen but think I would like one showing on main too.


Can you point me to the ROM you're using? I'm currently on the leaked Jelly Bean by DoomLord and though it works for most of the time, battery life is atrocious!


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Can you point me to the ROM you're using? I'm currently on the leaked Jelly Bean by DoomLord and though it works for most of the time, battery life is atrocious!


This is the ROM I was using with the BETA kernel V2, cannot comment on V3 as I've now changed phones to the HTC One after my Xperia S was stolen.

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Back to stock for the spring:



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Geoffrey B.

Moved from the GS3 to the Lumia 928 A few days ago.

The two Outlook's are because the Right one is Work Email and the Left one is Gmail.


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New phone.


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HTC One - stock (Sense):


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HTC One X with CM10

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if people could put what widgets and wallpaper they were using that'd be great

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HTC One X. Clock widget is from TouchWiz, found on XDA. Holo Launcher.

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My Galaxy Note II with Nova Launcher Prime and iOS7 Concept Theme and Icons Set.



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My ZL :)

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LiquidSmooth 2.8 on Note 2


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