Droid dock question.

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  1. Josefius

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    I'm kind of new to the dock clock thing, I have been charging my new D2 via the dock and was wondering how it prevented pixel burn. Then I noticed that the background sometimes oscillates different colors at random intervals. Is this part of how it prevents burn in to the LCD? I thought the clock used to bounce around the screen on the earlier versions of Android.
     
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    When I had my dock with my Droid I do recall the time moving around. Then again I never kept the screen on since it would sit right next to my bed and be a bit too bright for me. I always found it easier if I for some reason I wake up in the middle of the night was to just turn the screen on to check.

    Maybe some others can chime in with their experiences.
     
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    These LCD screens are not quite as advanced as a Plasma Television. Even LCD TV's don't "burn in" like they did a just a few short years ago. Result: very little risk of "burn in" on LCD anything. Plasma is a little more susceptible.

    You won't burn in on your Droid, my friend. I have Slacker Radio going 8+ hours a day and no burn in.
     
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    It's not really a matter of "advanced" screens burning in. Some screens burn in. Some don't. Plenty of archaic screens had problems with burn in.
     
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    Good lord some folks just NEED to disagree.
    :)

    All I meant by that is this tiny little Droid screen is NOT going to burn in like a Plasma TV might from 5 years ago.
     
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    I just want the old behavior of the original doc app to use a bouncing time screensaver. Why did Motorola change that? I wish there was an app on the market that did that or had one close to the original.
     
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    See Other Reply.

    There certainly IS an app for that.
    Alarm Clock Plus.

    So good I paid for it.
     
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    Saw that, thank you... I must have been really peeved to write two threads about it. Thanks again :)

    EDIT:

    This is exactly what I wanted! Well worth the money.
     
    #8 Josefius, Apr 13, 2011
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