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Mobile Design Pattern: Smart wallpaper

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(New page: Category:Mobile_DesignCategory:Mobile_Design_Patterns ==Description== We can add the smartness to the idle screen wallpaper by automatically changing it after a specified interva...)
 
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* The server application should run on autostart.
 
* The server application should run on autostart.
 
* If user has disabled the wallpaper through themes, that should be given preference.
 
* If user has disabled the wallpaper through themes, that should be given preference.
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==Related Links==
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* [http://wiki.forum.nokia.com/index.php/How_to_autostart_an_application_on_boot_up_in_3rd-_Startup_List_Management_API How to autostart an application on boot up in S60 3rd ed]
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* [http://wiki.forum.nokia.com/index.php/Autostart_applications_on_bootup_in_Qt_S60 Autostart applications on bootup in Qt]

Revision as of 20:00, 30 June 2009


Description

We can add the smartness to the idle screen wallpaper by automatically changing it after a specified interval based on user preferences.

Steps to design the smart wallpaper are mentioned below:
1) Organize the images on the device into folders. For example, put all movie related images into a movie folder, sport related images into sport folder and so on.
2) Set the time-interval to change the wallpaper.
3) Specify the folder from where to select the wallpaper.
4) Create a server application which will run in the background and will take the input from step 2) and 3) above.

Design Tips

  • Provide settings interface to the user to set the values of time interval and folder.
  • Provide an option to turn on/off the application.
  • The server application should run on autostart.
  • If user has disabled the wallpaper through themes, that should be given preference.

Related Links

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