Parallax Wallpaper for Android

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  1. HiDEF macrumors 68000

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  2. MRU macrumors demi-god

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    I purchased it... I think I wasted my money. The effect really quite pathetic, so much so I uninstalled it after 30 minutes of trying to get it to work as well as the iOS 7 demo at WWDC.

    Don't waste your money, if you do - make sure you return it within 15 minutes because otherwise you'll get caught like me... with another useless app in my purchased list.........
     
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    I haven't purchased it but this sucks to hear. I was really looking forward to a parallax effect..

    Curious, what phone do you have?
     
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    Have to say the whole "parallax" wallpaper thing strikes me as funny. Most rabid iFanboys always yell and scream about the Galaxy being gimmicky and parallax has to be one of the most useless gimmicky things I have seen in a while, yet everyone is oooh and ahhhhh'ing over it. I shut it off on my iPhone in under 5 mins
     
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    wow, seems awesome, gonna download it.
    cant believe apple copied this.
     
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    This.
     
  7. snowcrash macrumors regular

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    Though, that being said I do like moving wallpapers. Not the kind that moves like this when you move the phone but like the little floating bubbles in iOS7 or the ones I have seen on Android phones before. I think the nice subtle ones add a cool touch to smartphones
     
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    HTC One.
     
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    So is there a good one? I wouldn't mind a bit of bling on my Note 2, as long as it's tasteful (none of this neon/faux metal crap for me thanks). It's not like the battery couldn't handle it :p
     
  10. HiDEF thread starter macrumors 68000

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    Funny, I just read this on the apps description:

    What.the..? this is laugh out loud funny.
     
  11. Oohara macrumors 68020

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    ROFL, that's too much :D Why not just put "...works better if you're on acid!"
     
  12. HiDEF thread starter macrumors 68000

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    What I don't get is that most youtube video's demonstrating it shows that it works but some have complaint that its a waste :confused:
     
  13. MRU macrumors demi-god

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    It works. But does it work well? No. ;)
     
  14. HiDEF thread starter macrumors 68000

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    gotcha.. good looking out guys, appreciate the feedback :cool:
     
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    You're looking at it wrong....
     
  16. HiDEF thread starter macrumors 68000

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    Funny.
     
  17. blackhand1001 macrumors 68030

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    Scrolling wallpapers are a better solution to see a large wallpaper anyway.
     
  18. LIVEFRMNYC macrumors 603

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    Why doesn't it work well? I use it and it works pretty well for me.
     
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    I purchased it the other day and I quite like it. It's subtle, which I prefer.. but I think it's neat.
     
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    For me it offers NO sense of depth, if anything its just a wobbling background. I fail to see what is impressive - it feels half arsed and broken.
     
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    That's because it's not made by Apple and you dismiss anything not made by Apple. It's pretty clear in your post history for anyone to see.
     
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    I've had it for about a week, and it seems to be a nice subtle tweak. I haven't used iOS 7 yet as I don't have a developer account, but I'll be able to compare them when I get access to it.
     
  23. Tarzanman macrumors 65816

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    Gyrospace 3D is pretty decent as far as 'parallax' wallpapers. However, 'parallax' wallpapers are pretty much a joke compared to fully animated wallpapers.

    I am not criticizing Apple for including parallax wallpapers, but if you are on android there are better options than a simple tilting effect on a static background image.
     
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    Err no.... :rolleyes: That's quite possibly the stupidest comment you have made on this forum and that is saying something.


    Please provide reference and valid context where I have dismissed anything not made by Apple ? Throwing around wild accusations because you can't make a valid argument. Pathetic.
     
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    Any effects on RAM or battery?
     

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