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GSam Screen Dimmer - Users Guide

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GSam Screen Dimmer - Users Guide  (Version 1.4)

Is your Android screen too bright for reading at night?  Even on it's lowest Brightness setting, many people find that their screen can be too bright for reading in a dark room.   GSam Screen Dimmer lets you dim the screen way past what many built-in brightness setting will allow, giving you a much better night reading experience. You can dim your screen without ever leaving the app you are currently running. Better yet, you can see the content on your screen while you dim - no need to launch into separate screens.


Main Screen:

GSam Screen Dimmer has one screen.  This can be launched from the Notification Bar (if enabled), or directly from your launcher tray.  Note:  Since this is a utility app you'll use often, it will not always show up on your Kindle Carousel.  This is to prevent this app from always showing up in the first few Carousel items.

In order to work and dim the screen past what the device usually allows, the s…

Badass Battery Monitor - Creating An Icon Pack

As of version 2.2 of Badass Battery Monitor (all versions), it's now possible to create third-party icon packs that will work with Badass Battery Monitor.

See the following link for details as to how to do it.  Instructions are provided in the wiki, and the source tab of course contains all the source for a complete Eclipse Android project.  It's fairly simple to do - very little modification is needed - with the exception of the icon sets of course!

You're free to create your own icon packs for your personal use, or make your creations available in the Market or Appstore (for free of for $$$ - up to you).

Here's the wiki showing you how to do it:

http://code.google.com/p/badass-battery-monitor-iconpack-template/wiki/CreatingAnIconPack


You can see available themes in the market using the following URL:

https://market.android.com/search?q=BadassBatteryMonitorTheme&c=apps

Enjoy!