Windowblinds & Skinstudio for Android would make someone rich

I see a BIG Market for that now

By on March 27, 2013 5:13:33 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

neone6

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Finally Got my Android Phone & saw "Themes/Skins" for it on the AppMarket....

That could be one of the biggest things creating Windowblinds & Skinstudio for Android  OS.

-Any input/thoughts on this ? Neil Banfield, Spencer ? Community crew ?

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March 27, 2013 5:15:45 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

PS

-I´d do it If I knew how to & I´d be the Rich MF. lol

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March 27, 2013 8:07:36 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Seriously...

Noone got Any input on this ?

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March 27, 2013 8:15:11 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Sounds like a great idea!

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March 27, 2013 8:21:53 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

If it can be skinned, you'd be the guy to do it up right, Andy.

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March 27, 2013 8:52:00 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Quoting Wizard1956,

If it can be skinned, you'd be the guy to do it up right, Andy.
Already is by some Devs... LINK

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March 27, 2013 8:57:23 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

And LINK

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March 27, 2013 10:31:54 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and I would love an easy way to skin it like Windowblinds.

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March 28, 2013 2:38:00 AM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

I used GO Launcher EX for a long time, untill I spotted a great deal on GO DEV Teams new 'toy', Next Launcher.
Bought it and never looked back....

Just as WB does to Windows, Next Launcher brings a whole new life to Android.

Using the Tech Theme

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March 28, 2013 4:20:22 AM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

You be better off creating an app for it if it uses them...some young kid just sold an app he created to Apple for 30 million.

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March 28, 2013 5:11:12 AM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Happy to see you Around Morten

 

-Yeah that Next" Theme is quite Impressive to say the least

 

Quoting WebGizmos,

You be better off creating an app for it if it uses them...some young kid just sold an app he created to Apple for 30 million.

What I am saying is Windowblinds for Android would be revolutionary as you would apply "foolproof" themes with it and the Themes/skins applied with it are in fact same as an "app".

Making Theme-Apps made easy if you wish

-Don´t read this too the tee, try to see what I´m getting at here.

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March 28, 2013 5:21:20 AM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Quoting WebGizmos,

You be better off creating an app for it if it uses them...some young kid just sold an app he created to Apple for 30 million.

it was Yahoo and they were not really interested in the app, but in the semantics algorithm it uses. the app of course helped promoting his skills. (Google stopping Google Reader might have helped even more).

on topic: there seems to be a market. then install numbers of the first link sure are impressive, even if they were inflated by updates (don't know how the Google Play does that).

would require developer(s) with Android skills and good quality control with all the versions of Android and the multitude of available devices.

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March 28, 2013 5:44:21 AM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Quoting moshi,
quality control with all the versions of Android and the multitude of available devices.
WindowBlinds gets updated once & a while so would it be with WBfor Android aswell I suppose, but for instance if you would make something for the latest Android it would be good enough and working for quite a few Android-updates and wouldn´t have to be updated for every Android update only the Big ones...

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March 28, 2013 5:53:37 AM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

There are things like this LINK

But I think Windowblinds and Skinstudio for Android would be much more Userfriendly and innovative.

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March 28, 2013 6:08:02 AM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

assuming that you want more than just a launcher and also skin the apps that use the Android api, that is not a trivial task. Android version adaption is much slower than let's say for iOS. so you would need to support a multitude of old apis.

see here: http://bgr.com/2013/02/08/android-version-distribution-february-2013-316698/

do never expect that such a skinning app would work for newer versions of Android as well. Google is constantly improving it's api. what you currently see with WindowBlinds (no release for Windows 8 for months) is pretty much what killed Shapeshifter (OSX skinning application). luckily for Stardock their Windows 8 apps and Fences have quite a momentum right now.

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March 28, 2013 6:14:55 AM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

I think this idea has been raised before... developing WB and Skinstudio for another platform... it may have been OS-X or Android, I'm not sure, but the response was along the lines of "most likely not".

In other words, Hell has a better chance of freezing over... or Stephen Hawking climbing Everest.

 

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March 28, 2013 9:32:04 AM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Quoting starkers,


In other words, Hell has a better chance of freezing over... or Stephen Hawking climbing Everest.

 
Now now, don´t be like that 

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March 28, 2013 9:48:30 AM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Right now we're concentrating on Windows 8, Android really isn't on the table.

 

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March 28, 2013 10:07:13 AM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Quoting Island Dog,

Right now we're concentrating on Windows 8, Android really isn't on the table.

 
I know Spence, but maybe you agree it´s a good thought though considering the Quantity of eventual customers.

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March 28, 2013 10:11:29 AM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Quoting starkers,
Stephen Hawking climbing Everest.

OT: He would work out a way to lower the mountain.

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March 28, 2013 10:17:13 AM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Some nice android themes for Next Launcher here - http://tsfshell.com

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March 28, 2013 11:10:41 AM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Quoting Hankers,

Some nice android themes for Next Launcher here - http://tsfshell.com
BEAUTIFUL

But -How did they skin it is what I´d like to know...?

I don´t think that there´s a skinning software out there like "Windowblinds" for Android so -HOW.

Probably Alot of coding and that´s why I made this post from the start

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March 28, 2013 11:33:24 AM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Quoting neone6,
But -How did they skin it is what I´d like to know...?

#16? - http://androidforums.com/esteem-all-things-root/516408-how-make-own-theme.html

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March 28, 2013 12:10:43 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

I downloaded an SDK for GO Launcher EX some time last year to see what it took to make a theme - never really got around to it though (real-life kicked in) but from what I saw it would take a fair amount of (manual) coding.

I would think it would be the same deal with Next Launcher.

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March 28, 2013 12:15:07 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Quoting Snowman,

I downloaded an SDK for GO Launcher EX some time last year to see what it took to make a theme - never really got around to it though (real-life kicked in) but from what I saw it would take a fair amount of (manual) coding.

I would think it would be the same deal with Next Launcher.
Good stuff all here.....But I can´t help dreamin´

-Windowblinds/Skinstudio for Android, what a thing hey, Basically no coding just artwerk

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March 28, 2013 6:28:49 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

I like this one pretty good. But it's not exactly what Andy means.

 

 

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