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Timepiece 1

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This is set to expire on 4-30-10. For the full version check out Timepiece on the App Catalog.


  • Digital clock
  • Different styles and colors
  • Ability to force screen to stay on indefenitely or let the pre sleep
  • 12/24 Hour mode
  • Colon blinking. Either colon, one colon, both colons, or no blinking.
  • Clock brightness setting
  • Background Contrast
  • Vertical and Horizontal support
  • Pre and Pixi compatible (Pixi is locked to one clock face theme)
  • Alarming Functionality
  • Multiple dynamic alarms
  • Customizable alarm names
  • Ability for the program to autostart on alarm if its not running
  • Individual alarm Snooze time. Settable from 1-30 minutes
  • Re-occuring alarms or a single one-time alarm by date
  • Ability to set any combination of days of week for a re-occuring alarm. Can also be set by "Weekends", "Weekdays", or "Daily".
  • Custom alarm sounds. Pick your own sound.
  • Choose a ringtone as an alarm sound
  • Individual alarm vibrate/sound settings
  • Ability to set the number of time an alarm sound plays
  • Pandora as alarm sound
  • Flashlight mode
  • Next alarm and current alarm alarming title notifications
  • Snooze mode is optional
  • Ability to remove many clock face elements (i.e. date, menu, etc)
  • Multiple Snoozing
  • Ability to force screen orientation

Change Log

Version 0.2.7

  • Fixed bug where Timepiece would not load in WebOS v1.4.1

Version 0.2.6

  • Fixed bug where Timepiece would not sound alarms in WebOS v1.4.0

Version 0.2.5

  • Multiple Snoozing. Added option to enable multiple snoozing (default is off).
  • Added setting to close app on Alarm/Snooze dismissal
  • Increased reliability on alarms sounding
  • Multilingual support. Added Spanish and German language support.
  • Added ability to force a screen orientation
  • Fixed bug in WebOS 1.4 where screen would stay on indefinetly after running Timepiece.
  • Fixed bug in WebOS 1.4 when "auto-start on alarm" is active, there is a system notification played when Timepiece loads.
  • Fixed bug where Timepiece would not start in the current phone orientation

Version 0.2.3

  • Simplified clock face update code. This should increase reliabilty issues that some people are seeing with WebOS 1.3.5.
  • Changed expiration date from 2-31-10 to 2-28-10, as 2-31-10 does not exist.
  • Added option to display the "ALM" icon
  • Fixed bug where the next alarm would not display properly upon dismissing an alarm
  • Added a 4 second delay to alarm sounding. This fixes a rare issue where Timepiece would not alarm on auto-start.

Version 0.2.2

  • Added notification area for the next alarm. When the alarm goes off, it shows the title of the alarm.
  • Added (5) more built-in sounds.
  • Change snooze time to go up to 30 minutes.
  • There is now an option for snooze mode. When snooze mode if off, tapping outside the alarm dismissal box at the top does nothing. When snooze mode is on, tapping outside of the alarm dismissal box snoozes the alarm (like a versions prior).
  • Added options to remove text/elements from the clock screen. The menu will timeout in a settable time and return when a user taps the bottom of the screen.
  • Changed the alarms button icon
  • The classic sound file is now an mp3 instead of a wave file.
  • Added a test sound icon button. This allows the user to check and adjust the Media volume.
  • Added version type to the About screen. It will read either "Homebrew" or "App Catalog"

Version 0.2.1

  • Snooze alarm now starts app if you shutdown the program on a pending snooze. This happens only if "AutoStart" is enabled
  • Bottom menu now changes with the brightness setting

Version 0.2.0

  • Swiping an alarm to the right in the Alarms screen and pressing delete now deletes an alarm
  • Fixed bug where a custom alarm would not play. The default Classic alarm would always play instead.
  • Fixed bug where the Classic alarm would display as "classic.wav" in the alarm settings screen instead of "Classic"
  • Added menu icon "Alarms" to alarm setting screen

Version 0.1.9

  • Removed the fixed (5) alarms and made them dynamic. You can now add as many as you want and delete them too.
  • Made the time at the top of each page (other than the main clock screen) smaller.
  • Alarms are now settable by Weedends, Weekdays, Daily, or Custom
  • Vertical support
  • Pixi support (Locked to one clock theme with no seconds)
  • Flashlight mode
  • Removed all icon buttons and made them menus
  • Pandora as an Alarm Sound
  • If the screenAlwaysOn setting is false, a alarm will turn it on. It will stay on for a few seconds and timeout again.
  • Ability to choose a ringtone as a alarm sound
  • Locked main clock screen from being dragged around
  • Fixed bug where existing alarms would default to current time in settings page
  • Added alarm setting code to Alarm Prefs screen. You no longer have to go into the main clock page for alarms to be set.
  • Removed the snooze time in the Options screen and added individual alarm snooze times instead
  • Removed the alarm sound/vibrate settings in the Options screen and added individual alarm sound/vibrate settings times instead
  • Changed default snooze time to 10mins
  • Added ability to set the number of times the alarm sound plays
  • Changed custom alarm button to an icon
  • Changed Screen Title - "Alarm Preferences" is now "Alarms"
  • Changed Screen Title - "Alarm X Settings" is now "Settings"
  • Changed Screen Title - "About Clock" is now "About"
  • Changed Screen Title - "Clock Preferences" is now "Options"

Version 0.1.6

  • More fixes to alarm time/date settings

Version 0.1.5

  • Added time/date to top banner of the alarm options page
  • Added time/date to top banner of the info page
  • Added time/date to top banner of the options page
  • Show each individual alarm settings (i.e. reoccuring/one-time, days, date, time) in the alarm preferences screen
  • Customizable alarm names
  • Fixed bugs in re-occuring alarms where re-occuring alarms would not work properly
  • Fixed bug when Timepiece is first downloaded, the default time for alarms was 8:00. It is now current time.

Version 0.1.4

  • Added multiple alarms (5 Alarms total)
  • Made alarm enable(s) checkboxes and moved them to the Alarm Preferences screen
  • Moved Auto Start and Snooze Time settings from Alarm Preferences screen to Clock Preferences
  • Changed Alarm Settings buttons from buttons to gear icons
  • Background Contrast
  • Add current time and date to the top banner of the Alarm Setting pages
  • Change "Done" button to back arrow icon
  • Click on Timepiece logo in the header of any settings page takes you back to the main clock page
  • Vibrate on alarm
  • Swipe down (in either landscape orientation) to goto previous page
  • Turn screen on (and stays on) on alarm if the screen has timed out and is dim or off
  • Fixed bug that sometimes wouldn't alarm a reoccuring alarm

Version 0.1.3

  • Fixed bug that didn't allow a snooze alarm to activate when the screen is off.
  • Fixed bug that showed more than one day after midnight (i.e. Tuesday and Wednesday)
  • Added Colon blinking. Blink either the minute or second colon, blink both colons, or blink no colons.
  • Changed the "ALM" icon to a lighter gray color.

Version 0.1.2

  • Added alarming functionality with the ability to choose a date or any day(s) of the week as a reoccuring alarm.
  • Added a customizable alarm sound.
  • Added the ability to toggle whether the screen stays on or timeout in case the phone is not on charge.
  • Ability to allow a pending alarm to automatically start Timepiece it if isnt running.
  • Centered the date and time at the bottom
  • Rolled back version number to 0.1.2

Version 1.1.0

  • Dimming,
  • Landscape rotation
  • More colors (blue, red, green)
  • 12/24hr format
  • Info screen
  • Options screen
  • More clock digit display choices (original format, big digits w/small seconds, and big digits with no seconds).

Version 1.0.0

  • Initial release

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