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[APP][2.3+] Crescendo 1.0.3 - A Simple Homescreen

28th March 2014, 04:38 AM |#1  
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Hey XDA,

I've got a new app, and I would love some help in testing it and finding any bugs!

Crescendo Launcher is a homescreen replacement that makes it easier for seniors (or kids!) to use an Android phone or tablet.


Features
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  • NetManage: Crescendo can automatically toggle mobile data or WiFi if an app requires it. (Data is turned off after the screen is turned off)
  • Simple Apps: Crescendo comes with several simplified apps, including an easy-to-use web browser and flashlight.
  • Simple Settings: One click access to Ringer, WiFi and Mobile Data settings
  • Help Central: A comprehensive help center that teaches users how to use their device. It's fully illustrated!
  • App Drawer: An accessible app drawer with big icons.



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Tablet Screenshots:



FAQ
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Q: The app crashed!
A: Please click the 'Report' button on the force close dialog - this lets me view a crash log. If you don't want to do this, please pull a logcat and either post it in the thread or PM it to me. I can't fix the error if I don't know what it is. Thanks!

Q: I would like to see feature X and Y
A: Awesome! Just post in this thread and I'll get back to you ASAP.



Upcoming Features/Bug Fixes
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v 1.0.2 Will be released at 8:00 PM EST!

  • [Fixed v 1.0.2] Home Button Bug
  • Auto location for weather
  • Replace welcome text with clock. (Setting)
  • Date Format Customization (Setting)
  • Ability to allow both wifi/mobile internet to be switched on/off and not only one
  • Customizable tabs (along with SMS & Maps on the homescreen)
  • Customizable app drawer grid size


Downloads
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You can grab it in the Play Store. (I've also attached an APK for your convenience.)

Please let me know what you think!
Attached Files
File Type: apk Crescendo_Launcher_1.0.0.apk - [Click for QR Code] (1.68 MB, 1049 views)
File Type: apk Crescendo_1.0.1.apk - [Click for QR Code] (3.44 MB, 877 views)
File Type: apk Crescendo_1.0.2.apk - [Click for QR Code] (4.26 MB, 332 views)
File Type: apk Crescendo_1.0.3.apk - [Click for QR Code] (4.27 MB, 625 views)
File Type: apk Crescendo_1.1.3.apk - [Click for QR Code] (4.41 MB, 755 views)
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28th March 2014, 04:39 AM |#2  
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Changelog

1.0.3
  • Editable home screen
  • SMS Icon on home screen


1.0.2
  • Max of 10 apps
  • Fixed Home Button bug
  • Allow hiding of help button
  • Fix weather update
  • Auto weather location detection
  • Fixed NetManage behavior
  • Fixed crash
  • Fix crash on HTC Evo 3D/CM11 (Missing fonts)

1.0.1
  • Fix crash on launch
  • Fix crash when opening the settings screen

1.0.0
  • Initial release
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28th March 2014, 05:52 AM |#3  
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Thumbs up Looks interesting
I like the minimalist approach. Will certainly give it a try.
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28th March 2014, 01:06 PM |#4  
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Good idea. Nice and simple. Kudos.
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28th March 2014, 03:33 PM |#5  
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Where's the attached APK ?
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Originally Posted by GSculerlor

Where's the attached APK ?

Hey sorry about that, I've reattached it now. Thanks for trying it out!
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29th March 2014, 05:51 AM |#8  
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29th March 2014, 06:01 AM |#9  
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I like it! Very simple and clean! Keep it up!

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30th March 2014, 07:12 PM |#10  
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like the idea but its crashing before it sets up every time, im in the HTC m8.
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