Missing My Genie Widget

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  1. entcee

    entcee Member

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    I upgraded to the Bionic from the OG Droid. Love the phone, but I dealy miss the News & Weather (Genie) widget. I used that multiple times per day :(

    Is there anyone planning to port it over to work with the new phones?
     
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    Well, I'm assuming you're referring to the widget that had the type of weather on the left and headlines on the right? If I recall, that was part of HTC Sense, and as this is a Motorola phone, you must fend for yourself. Check the app store -- some apps there are great.
     
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    this is a possible option that i found interesting -- wallpaper that goes to accuweather.com

    hold down on desktop, choose wallpapers, then live wallpapers, then forest

    after installation -- tap on wall paper shows current temperature -- then tap again to go to accuweather.com for full forcast.
     
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    Actually it was off the Nexus One phone which means it came from Google as a part of Android v2.1.

    It worked great with v2.0 and even v1.6 (I think someone may have ported it).

    I will keep my fingers crossed that someone (google or someone smarter than me) will make it work with v2.3
     
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    Thanks for the info, however, I never used the weather. The news is what I used every day and what I am missing.
     
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    I DL'd it on my phone and installed. Maybe try a reboot.
     
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    Doing that now! Maybe the permissions got messed up too. Either way, thanks for sharing.
     
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    Yep, hope it works for you
     
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    Nope. FC still. Not sure what's going on. Oh well, I'll keep researching.
     
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    Thank you for that, works great for me. I myself missed the 24 hour graph view for weather details. I haven't had any issues with FC's yet.

    Sent from my DROID BIONIC using Tapatalk
     
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    Which link worked for you? The 1st from 'snkbitten' or the 2nd from 'ted.servepics' ?
     
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    It worked fine for me, no root installed (yet). Thanks a million! This was essentially the only big thing missing from motoblur.
     
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