HD Widgets App Receives 2.0 Update, Brings Support to Smartphones

The ever popular Android tablet widget maker, Cloud.Tv, have recently updated their HD widgets App that used to only function on tablets. With the latest 2.0 update, HD widgets is now optimized for various screen sizes, extending the accessibility to smartphones as well.

All of the great features that you enjoyed on your Honeycomb tablet are still available: different backgrounds, in-depth weather forecasts, various widget sizes, lay-outs and tons of cool customization features to boot. Hit the download links below to see what all the hype is about and be sure to check if  your device runs on Android 2.1 or higher as that is the only requirement for the app. Not only will this app help you decide how to dress in the morning, it will also add a little pizazz to your device’s screen. If you end up giving it a whirl, let us know what you think! Be sure to join us after the break for a full press release and a bunch of good looking screenshots.

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Press Release:

Cloud.tv is pleased to announce the release of HD Widgets 2.0.

HD Widgets 2.0 is a universal app for tablets and phones and is the first to offer 7″ tablet size widgets (6×2, 6×1, 3×5).

The app’s UI provides an early taste of Ice Cream Sandwich, particularly in the tab & page navigation. In fact, swipe is fundamental to the core experience: almost all navigation and customization is done via left/right swipe gestures.

As a widget app, HD Widgets 2.0 was made to be as lightweight and flexible as possible. The app uses 4 unique apks based on screen size & resolution. Each version supplies only the images necessary for that particular device, thus reducing storage space while providing pixel-perfect resolution.

This latest release is totally reorganized and built for future expansion. The old Preview activity has been replace with two new activities: Active Widgets for finding and customizing existing widgets and Themes to preview each theme’s collection. Quick Tips have been replaced with a User Guide to help new Android users who are unfamiliar with widgets. Finally, all HD Widgets are now organized by size groups (1×1, 2×1, etc) making it easy to locate them at the start of your widget menu.

HD Widgets 2.0 is available as a special launch promo for only 1.99 (33% off).

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Stacy Bruce was born and raised in Spokane Washington. He attended the University of Washington to study pre-med only to change his course study a year later to forensic science. Although currently not a doctor or a scientist, some believe he posseses the knowledge of both. He was a resident of San Diego California for ten years, lived beachside and sometimes wonders why the hell he moved back to Spokane. A multi-talented man, Stacy is a fabricator, an artist, a gear head, a tech junkie and at most, the disciple of Casanova. Growing up, he was always enthralled with electronics, gadgets and gizmos. Throughout his life he has had one, if not two, of every cool and new electronic device available. He began his smartphone experience with the original iPhone. After realizing it was more like theirPhone, he decided he wanted the ability to customize, so Stacy moved to the OG Droid and has been a loyal Android fanatic ever since. Moving through all of the top tier Verizon phones, he recently retired his Droid Charge in favor of the Galaxy Nexus, only to wonder what great device Samsung will come out with next. Stacy is a busy new homeowner in where he lives with his beautiful girlfriend and two dogs.