Yes, you saw that right – Pip Boy will be leading the charge for this week’s Themer’s Roundup. Creator RokuÂ of Black Sheep DevelopersÂ was, of course, inspired by the well-known video game series by Bethesda to create Fallout Pip Boy Zooper Skin. Clock, weather, date and battery are there, per the norm, as well as shortcuts to your phone, texts, and camera. Gmail, Google+, Browser, YouTube, and Play Store finish things off. Google Search & Voice Search can be found at the bottom of the screen, alongside the app drawer. A music widget is also present, with a unique spin on the current track time. Zooper Widget Pro and Media Utilities are both needed for this theme, and Roku was kind enough to provide the wallpaper he used in his Play Store description for free, so that copyright infringement doesn’t keep users from being able to recreate this awesome screen. The app itself, however, is $1.38, and can be downloaded here.
Illusion Black by mowmo provides a unique twist on an admittedly overused theme style these days. Simple cards for weather, time/date, battery, and location are given a lively pop using accent colors clearly inspired by Google. A dock for calls, texts, emails, and camera not only continues this theme, but matches up with the color scheme found in the apps themselves. Different styles of widgets are included, with 3 new weather widgets and 1 new battery widget being the most recent additions, so what’s pictured above isn’t necessarily the only setup option available. You can find Illusion Black on the Play Store for $2.01, with Zooper Widget Pro, again, being a necessity.
Here we have Holler! UCCW and Aix Weather Widget. Holler! is a pretty simple and straightforward clock/date widget, in both a black and white semi-transparent option. The divider between the time and date can also be set to represent your battery life, and will slowly dwindle as your battery dies. Two hotspots can be customized to open whichever apps you prefer. Best of all, Holler! is a free application, which can be downloaded here.
Aix Weather Widget gives the most amount of customization and info-at-a-glance that I’ve seen from any other weather widget. Not only are temperature and forecast represented, but also sunrise/sunset times and expected rainfall times and amounts, all on a stylish and striking graph format. Not stopping there, developer Per Magnus Veierland allows users to tweak everything from the background transparency, to the border width and text color. Even with all that, the app is still available as a free download. That’s a steal if I’ve ever seen one. Don’t hesitate – grab it on the Play Store now.
Naxos Flat Icon Pack and Flat-O are going to round us off today. Naxos, made by the same developer as Illusion Black, features over 600 icons with subtle shadowing and a backdrop under the icon itself. Â 11 wallpapers, and icon masking are also included. A nice touch that I was partial to is also present in Naxos – a section in the dashboard for recently added apps. It’s much easier to have them separated and defined for you, rather than digging through an entire icon pack, looking to see if that one app you’ve been missing is now there. A small warning for those with higher resolution devices, however – for some, the icons may appear slightly pixelated. Naxos will run you $2.00 on the Play Store.
Flat-O practically jumps out of the screen at you. The icons are eye-catching, and especially on a dark background, they pop more than any other icon set I’ve seen. They draw you in, and make you truly appreciate the subtle detailing that the developer, InnPixel Designs, put into them. There are currently over 790 icons, and 13 HD wallpapers, and the dev has promised weekly updates for both. $1.49 is a minor price to pay for such brilliant work – be sure to pick it up on the Play Store and admire them as much as I did.
That’s a wrap up for this week’s Themer’s Roundup. Feel free to check out Roundup’s from previous weeks, if you missed any, and comment below with any feedback or suggestions. As always, download links are below, and we’ll see you next week!
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