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Possible to start "widgets" like photo frame? [answered]

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Hey ;) Is it possible to add Photo frames to Jolla market? Or other Widgets like they are possible to Android? Because I think they are were useful and nice to look at. Thank you ;)

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answered 2014-01-07 13:35:09 +0200

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Somebody correct me if I'm wrong, but I think the "widgets" idea was replaced mainly by active covers... you can have up to 9 widgets, provided that the last applications that you used support such functionality. I reflected about it, and I think it's great.

Regarding your photo frame use case, wouldn't ambience do just fine for you? Just put the photo as ambience, your whole OS colour set adjusts to it and you're done. You can have several and change depending on mood.

NB: widgets != switches or stuff that goes into the events view. It would still be nice to configure what's in the lock screen pulley menu or what can be displayed in terms of battery life, etc. etc.. I just don't see the need to have things like a weather widget any more. Every single time I look at the N9 one, I end up in the application, and I realized that thanks to Jolla's approach.

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Yes, i agree with you. I thought about more pictures in a frame which change e.g. automatically after 20 minutes or whatever. Like a slide show. Sorry, I'm not good at speaking english so i could have misstated you.. i hope that the pulley menu will be updatet soon, so we can add the Wifi connection or GPS and use it as a directly working function

anika ( 2014-01-09 20:05:22 +0200 )edit

anika: I agree with you, it wouldn't be crazy for the gallery application to display favourite pictures in the way that you describe. Maybe it already does that :-)

gabriel ( 2014-01-09 22:33:37 +0200 )edit

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