|12-19-2009, 08:33 PM||#1|
Join Date: Dec 2008
Device: Kindle 3, iPhone
Will official support for custom screen-savers ever come?
Hey everyone. Just wondering what everyone's thoughts were on this subject. Many of the current ereaders (sony ereaders, nook, etc...) allow custom screen-savers. I know this is probably a subject that's been covered before, and I understand there's the hack to get around it, but I was wondering what everyone thought the probability was of Amazon officially supporting this within the next 3-6 months. Do people here think it's likely or unlikely? I know they're working on a folder/tagging solution, maybe they're going to incorporate this too?
Last edited by Badandy; 12-19-2009 at 08:59 PM.
|12-19-2009, 11:15 PM||#3|
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Chesapeake, VA, USA
Device: Kindle Paperwhite & iPad Air. Other devices gathering dust.
Maybe. Definitely before the close of 2010. They will do so to stay ahead of B&N's Nook. Amazon will also release a touchscreen version with a slightly larger screen than the current K2. I, Nostrasharpus, have thus written, and thus it will be done.
|12-24-2009, 01:02 PM||#4|
Publishers are evil!
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Rhode Island
Device: Various Kindles
They used to allow it and I really hope they start allowing it again. If you have a custom skin, it is especially nice to have the custom screen saver that goes with it. The big skull on my Kindle 1 was oh so cool (at least I thought I so).
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