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Default BeamWidgets - Flashlight Widgets for Desire *26. July, 2010*

I started to code a small widget collection to make good use of the nice HTC Desire flash led as flashlight and more...
At the moment only one App Widget is ready for testing, more widgets and configuration options are in the works.
(also works on standard ROMs, no root required)

If someone wants to give it a try:


While in configuration the led is on so you can check how bright your choosen level is.



WARNING: Be carefull about long time operation on all but the lowest brightness level as overheating may kill your led


*Changelog*
- fixed problem with non-functional widget on screen rotate or HTC scene change

- Added haptic feedback/vibrate option to widget configuration
- Widget options now persistent
- Reset widget on Power-/Screen-Off

- Added configuration activity to control torch brightness
- Added a HTC widget style version

*Known issues*
- HTC kernel needed with Froyo-ROMs (e.g. LeeDroid)


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I'm liking it so far, the simple on off from the widget is preferable to a program. Thanks f3d0r
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Brilliant. Simple. To the point.

Is it possible to do another widget (different program) that does the LED light at FULL power ?

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I like the idea. I don't like the icon. And could be brighter?

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I tweaked the icon a little bit by adding some padding, more sophisticated icons may be following
 
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Does this app require a rooted desire or will it work on any old desire?

UPDATE: Tested it out on my unrooted desire and works fine . Awesome app been looking for one for since i got the desire, i tend to lose things hehe....
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A small comment on the request for more brightness:
In full-power/flash mode the led would overheat quickly without extensive cooling (which the desire lacks for sure). The rsult would be a dead led in very short time.

However, a "Boost" widget which switches the led to full power mode for a few seconds will be added next.
 
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I'm keeping this version, I like the slightly larger icon and I dont need a boost
thanks again
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I love the widget as it is, thanks!
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Very nice, love it - will it be released on the market?

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