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Wizdaz, one of the iPhone DevTeam members has announced a wonderful new application for the iPhone OS devices called SmartScreen, to be released under his startup MediaPhone . SmartScreen basically...
09-24-2009, 02:57 PM #1
SmartScreen, like Dashboard for your iPhone
Wizdaz, one of the iPhone DevTeam members has announced a wonderful new application for the iPhone OS devices called SmartScreen, to be released under his startup MediaPhone.
SmartScreen basically is Dashboard for the iPhone. Just like Dashboard on your Mac, you can have widgets like weather, stocks etc on the iPhone lockscreen! You can also reposition the widgets the same way you move the apps, just tap and hold to move - and you can have upto 8 screens of different widgets. Its quite a neat approach for having widgets on iPhone OS - relatively better than what we've seen in the past.
This app will be compatible with all iPhone OS 3.x devices as long as you have them jailbroken. Of course like all good Cydia apps, it violates Apple's SDK agreement and cannot be sold on the AppStore. The cool news is that developers who are willing to create various widgets will be completely able to - an SDK for SmartScreen has been scheduled for release in November of this year. If you're interested to port yours, e-mail the developer @ [email protected] or [email protected]
No information on pricing has been given, but I do believe it is going to be minimal as the app is coming from a DevTeam member. Whatever it might cost (hopefully not more than the device xD), for me, it will be just another reason to jailbreak!
09-24-2009, 03:04 PM #2
beautiful, i get a text from ticko telling me to go to youtube to watch this video, while i'm pulling up my browser, mmi is my home page, i see this news feed. so no need to go to youtube. haha. beautiful stuff.Computers in the future may weigh no more than 1.5 tons.
- Popular Mechanics, 1949
09-24-2009, 03:07 PM #3
Looks like an intelliscreen killer!
09-24-2009, 03:10 PM #4
In the screen shot, what's the name of the app to get the grey bar to go away behind the time, or is that part of SmartScreen?
09-24-2009, 03:12 PM #5
looks pretty MS-elicious
09-24-2009, 03:15 PM #6
Looks nice for sure.
09-24-2009, 03:16 PM #7
09-24-2009, 03:17 PM #8
Welcome back Sayam!
09-24-2009, 03:19 PM #9
is this a cydia app or a appstore app and is it possible to get the beta?
nvm i read it lol mabye i should do that before i post but still anyway to get that version
09-24-2009, 03:21 PM #10
This is amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!
09-24-2009, 03:24 PM #11
Beautiful. The best thing I've seen in a while... as far as iPhone development goes. WOW!
09-24-2009, 03:27 PM #12
09-24-2009, 03:38 PM #13
Srsly guys lol i love cydia ^__^ can't wait for it..ill pay for it, i'm learning more and more that paid software is better than stolen software. (easier to update lol.)
09-24-2009, 03:39 PM #14
09-24-2009, 03:39 PM #15
Apple has to implement this quickly !
09-24-2009, 03:42 PM #16
09-24-2009, 03:53 PM #17
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09-24-2009, 03:56 PM #18
09-24-2009, 03:56 PM #19
Very nice! Not sure about an Intelliscreen Killer, I still want it all on my lock screen, not just one or two widgets.
09-24-2009, 03:59 PM #20
wow this would b cool if they can use facebook and twitter with this