Google's New Live Wallpaper Gives You Phone Stats

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    Google has just released an awesome new live wallpaper called "Meter". This live wallpaper gives you phone stats at a glance. Android has information built into various parts of the OS already, but this is just a more elegant way to deliver you device stats. The live wallpaper gives stats including battery level, wireless signal strength, and notifications. The info does not stick out like a sore thumb rather it blends in with the background and is very subtle. So far their are no customization options the live wallpaper cycles randomly through the 3 pages so you don't even necessarily get the info you were looking for each time. This is a pretty neat concept, but id love to see Google build some customization options into the live wallpaper. Grab this from the link below.

    via Play Store
     
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    Pretty awesome concept, may have to give it a shot
     
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    And here I thought they were on the verge of abandoning live wallpapers! Good to see they're not dead yet, since Apple is just starting to innovate them.

    Seems like a fun little wallpaper.
     
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    I loved it. For some reason it heated up my N6 for a bit but I was also setting my phone up after the update. I've since turned some features off and will probably try it again.

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    Interesting, although I don't see where you can pick which one you want. Mine only shows the Wifi signal strength, can't seem to get to the others...
     
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    If you go into your App Drawer and select Meter there, there's 3 checkboxes there. Select which one you want, then the 'Set Wallpaper' button at the bottom. It allows you to select more than one checkbox - but I have yet to see it cycle through more than one, being it's a Live wallpaper. I'll run it for a bit more and see...
     
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    Oh, it does cycle! Cool!!
     
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    try checking all 3, and then tilt your device... :)
     
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