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[App][12/Dec/10][v1.3] SpoonCharge - Fullscreen Battery Monitor & Torch [+Sourcecode]

24th April 2010, 09:22 PM |#1  
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SpoonCharge - Fullscreen Battery Monitor

Introduction
This is an application which displays the current battery information in large text. It also doubles as a fullscreen torch application.

I wrote it so I could see from a distance what the charge level was, and how fast the battery was charging.

The colour of the text also changes depending on levels, and temperature.

This has only been tested on a Diamond2, but works with many other devices. Not all features work on certain ROMs or Phones, and it generally helps to have a rom with 1% power driver installed. Some people have seen the app working fine without this.

It's based on Joel Johnson's article at CodeProject, but translated/refactored from Visual Basic to C#.

Version History
v1.0 24/4/10
Initial release
v1.01 26/4/10
Detect AC adapter status, not use negative battery current
v1.2 02/5/10
Add Fullscreen mode (menu and statusbar hidden)
Add Nightmode (screen turns black, higher contrast in low light situations)
Add Torch functionality from SpoonTorch (white fullscreen, maximum brightness)
Detect charge status and current more accurately
Change charge speed messages (<100ma=Trickle,<200ma=Slow,<450ma=Medium,<600=Fas t,>599=Very Fast)
Ability to change refresh interval
v1.3 16/5/10
Add time to screen
v1.3 Source 12/12/10
Source code released

Requirements
* Needs .NET Compact Framework 2.0+.
* Should work on all Windows Mobile 5 and above devices.
* Non-touchscreen compatible (Windows Mobile Standard).

Donations
Donations are gladly accepted. Thanks!
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25th April 2010, 04:28 PM |#2  
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Im the first!! nice app! but i found this... Charging with USB and says on battery... this is because it is still discharging?
thanks

OK, confirmed... When the charging ratio is below 0 says on battery... no prob.
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25th April 2010, 04:35 PM |#3  
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Usefull app.....nice work

I confirm that it work on Kaiser QVGA.

Thanks.
25th April 2010, 05:00 PM |#4  
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Hey Man good app

Check this out
http://pocketnow.com/software-1/simp...monitoring-app

Thankx
25th April 2010, 05:36 PM |#5  
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What is the reason why I can't download this file it says download fail.
it says the request header could not be located.
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25th April 2010, 06:11 PM |#6  
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Thanks for this great app

Works an Diamond 1 VGA
25th April 2010, 07:23 PM |#7  
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Very nice! Thanks.
25th April 2010, 07:36 PM |#8  
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working on Vox as well
25th April 2010, 07:38 PM |#9  
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Doestn't work on my TouchPro 2 german rom...
25th April 2010, 08:27 PM |#10  
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I'm sure you need a hacked 1% battery driver installed, for this app to work correctly. So either do that on your stock ROM.... or flash a custom rom
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