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Beautiful Pictures

An Android widget that shows random pictures from the Flickr "interestingness" Pool.


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The latest version is Full-1.3.9, published 2009-10-30.

Beautiful Pictures are available in Google's Play Store.

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2.1 (2014-09-12)

  • Support different image sources and frames.
  • Add "share" button.
  • Add Chinese translation.

2.0 (2014-08-26)

Revival. Built for Android 4.x, using higher-res pictures, sporting a modern look, and supporting new Android features (resizable and lock screen widgets).

1.3.9b (2010-04-22)

  • Actually make the demo version expire.

1.3.9 (2009-10-30):

  • "Eclair-ready" (compiled against 2.0).

1.3.2 (2009-07-19)

  • Fixed a bug introduced in previous version which crashed the app when trying to view an image.

1.3.1 (2009-07-19)

  • Changed demo version to a trial: Now with all features, but expires.

1.3.0 (2009-07-01)

  • Fixed various auto-rotation issues.
  • Fixed header auto-fadeout in case of download failure.
  • Use custom update scheduling, which now updates each widget individually, thus preventing the actual widget update times from clumping more and more together over time.
  • Added preference to configure the widget update frequency, globally for all widgets.
  • Fixed bug in demo that was using up the maximum allowed widget count due to phantom records.

1.2.0 (2009-06-06)

  • Added option(s) to automatically rotate to make the proportions of the image fit those of the screen.
  • Some basic usage information is now included and will be shown when the user clicks "Open" in the market.
  • Background loading of high-quality image no longer resets on orientation change.
  • Directly link to Flickr's mobile site. Faster, and better usability for BACK button.

1.1.0 (2009-05-30)

  • Much improved interface to view a single image (includs more space to display the actual image content!), but mostly as preparation for things to come.
  • Interface now allows opening the Flickr page in the browser.
  • More minor fixes.

1.0.1 (2009-05-27)

Just some minor stability fixes.

1.0 (2009-05-25)

Initial Release.