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Awesome N9Apps/hacks: Nokia N9 animated wallpaper, touchless kinect like swiping and more!

| March 4, 2012 | 28 Replies

Here’s something pretty cool. I noticed it in his other video but I forgot to post about it but a separate was just uploading showing the animated wallpaper in action.

Further more it appears there is now touch free, air swiping, a bit kinect like. This reminds me of those apps for the old N95 that used to use the front camera for gestures (and later N900 that used the proximity sensor to act as an additional air button).

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The rotation is slightly choppy and I do prefer seeing the swipe animation with one sliding over another. Taking cues from Lumia, the volume buttons play a part in music controls (though they do not show the controls, they’re for skipping tracks when pressed simultaneously).

This videos showcases some cool and rather impressive apps

Homecreen Settings – Allows you to lock the orientation of the screen as well as setting your homescreen background. There’s a choice of live wallpaper ‘sine wave’ or your wallpaper image

Air Ui – using gestures to control the phones functions(so far only works for gallery) without touching the screen

FM Radio – Radio app that allows you to tune into your favorite FM station 

Media Keys – allows you to control music using the volume buttons such as skipping forward or back and controlling volume

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Category: Maemo, MeeGo, N9 Hacks, Nokia, Video

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