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New 3D Home Replacement Coming Soon

Discussion in 'Android General Discussions' started by unix.punkx, Feb 15, 2010.

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    very nice... love the gestures...

    signed up on their site, hope i can try this out...

    worried it may be too bloated? we will see
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    Sweet....... :)
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    That was my thought as well... coming from HTC WM devices these 3d plugins always seem to draw too much on the system to be worth it. Also wasn't there a 3d app drawer or something from 2.1 that supposedly got dropped by Moto because of such concerns?

    Looks nice, but personally I prefer function to form and I think we're still one or two generations from having phones (and/or OS) that can handle this appropriately w/o sacrificing performance.
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    I like a few things from the video, would not want to change everything. Plus, I'm sure this will slow the current Droid's down to much.
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    pretty hot!! likely wont be available for awhile. Still have testing to do i am sure
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    Lol whoops I guess I should contribute to this thread instead of making my own. Just found out about it! I really like the functionality as it provides some really unique features.

    They only thing I'm really not liking is the Graphics they used for all the widgets. I dunno it all looks too "plastic-y" and "OMG I have SMOOTH ROUND edges". It ends up looking really "fake" to me.

    Not to bash it at all, as I'm actually really interested and excited about it!! :icon_ banana::icon_ banana:
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    I wanna give it a try. The message widget looks sweet. I like the UI
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    I really want to give this a try. I'm curios if it will greatly affect battery drain, though.
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    I know I'm in the minority here, but it looks more for form over function, like "hey look what I can do". I text message a ton. Scrolling through all that Rolodex looking widget to me looks about as pleasing as crapping on the floor.

    As if home replacement apps weren't slow enough, I can't imagine how this will handle even overclocked to 1GHz or more.

    That being said, I'll still try it out. :D
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    I also like the looks of it........time to contact the developer. Thanks for the link
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    If they were able to make that video as involved as it is, I would think we would be close to seeing this project.
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    Well apparently this demo is running on an HTC Hero, so if it can on that I'm sure it'll run quite nicely on our Powerhouse phones!! But I agree it's somewhat a little gimicky but I still wanna try it!!
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    Just curious, if you hit the email subscribe up in the upper right is it going to sub me to the whole site or just that article. It seems like the whole site...
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    1) How are they able to optimize it so well when something like GDE lags like a mofo

    2) What do you suppose they are using to record the video? I can never get clear images like that when trying to record my phone, like for a how to or something
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    1) I have no idea lol from the youtube comments they mention using OpenGLES2? I really don't know if that means anything lol, optimized to use the GPU maybe?

    2) Well considering they worked with google I'm guessing they're a company with money? My guess is it's a similar setup for those iCrap demonstration videos? lol no idea
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    1. If they said they're using OpenGLES2, that means that they're incorporating the GPU... it will probably work pretty well then, but will also be a battery hog :icon_ devil:

    2. they seemed to have worked on the initial GUI/look of Android, so GUIs are nothing new for this company. i trust it will run pretty well when released... can't wait to try it out :)
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    I just wish I could video record the phone like that.
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    That is HOT!!!
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    It's called _really_knowing how to write code.

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