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Anyone want to help me test a new version of Heart Container?

I have completely revamped the images and how they are displayed.

Also, for you Jelly Bean 4.2 users, You can add Heart Container to your lock screen!! I am so excited about this feature. I have been waiting for it since I made Heart Container. It looks so awesome on my lock screen.

Post any problems you find here. Thanks!

-Ken

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Hello all. I feel as if I should give back to the community that got me interested in Android. I was a newspaper photographer of 7+ years, but then Android came along and I was hooked. I left my photography career and went back to school to learn Java and get a degree in mobile application development. This is one of my first real attempts at an app. It's nothing fancy, but it's for us old school gamers. This app is a widget that just keeps track of the battery % in the form of 8-bit looking hearts that deplete as the battery discharges. If the hearts are tapped, a menu of shortcuts will open. There's also an animation while the phone charges. The text and borders of the hearts can now be changed. Oh and an Easter egg. Let me know if you find it. But don't spoil it for others.

If you like it, please buy it from the Play Store for 99 cents. But don't feel obligated at all! This is my gift to XDA! All I'm asking is to recommend it to non-XDA members(friends/family) to buy in the Play Store so I can try to make a career out of programming. I took a huge chance leaving an established career to do this and I hope it pays off.

Here's the Google Play link:
Google Play link
Version 2.04:

Choice of either 3 or 6 Hearts!
New Lifebar-Style Battery Meter!
Much needed UI update!
Bug Fixes!
Version 1.54
Added White Text
Add New Heart Style
Reduced File Size
Bug Fix

Heart Container will always be free to members of XDA.

I hope you all enjoy!

-Ken
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22nd January 2012, 10:15 PM |#2  
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Thanks alot! keep up the good work.
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Thanks alot! keep up the good work.

Thanks! I hope you enjoy it!
22nd January 2012, 10:36 PM |#4  
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So cute! I love it!
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Love it dude, thanks

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22nd January 2012, 11:00 PM |#6  
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thanks for this useful application sir
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Nice, man! Are you considering a full on zelda theme? I've yet to see one.
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Nice, man! Are you considering a full on zelda theme? I've yet to see one.

I've thought about it. I'm finishing up my last semester of college so free time is almost zero. But if I do, I'll be sure to post it here. However, I do have a icon pack on the market with a few Zelda ones as well as other 8-bit favorites. It works with ADW and Circle Launcher. If you haven't tried Circle Launcher, I recommend you do. It's a great little app.
23rd January 2012, 03:56 AM |#9  
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This is awesome.
23rd January 2012, 09:05 AM |#10  
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Retro, I like it thanks!
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LOL i was thinking about making my Author name ''Use The Triforce, Link.'' nice job man. bought the 8 bit icons too

EDIT: i REALLY like the 8 bit icons. im not sure how much work it is, but may i suggest getting them to work with the other launchers? go launcher seems to be the most popular, and a lot of icon packs are made to work with both. good luck with school!
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