1. redbytes's Avatar
    Hello everyone,

    since I was dissatisfied with Bing wallpapers, but still I wanted a new image every day, I developed my own app: 500 Backgrounds, which gets the background from 500px. The app link is here!

    For those who don't know what 500px is: we're talking about a photography social networking website, just like Flickr, just a lot more professional. My app, designed in Metro *cough* Modern style, lets you browse Popular pics and the Editor's Choice; you can save, share and set a picture as background or you can let the app choose a new background for you everyday.

    I'm looking for suggestions: what features do you want on an app like this? Right now, I'm adding different update intervals for the lock screen (1 day, 2 days, 3 days..), but I'd love to have some new idea from end users! ;)
    02-13-2013 05:32 PM
  2. abxy's Avatar
    installed it, looks pretty nice. Needs update intervals. The other apps allow you to set it as low as 30 minutes.
    02-13-2013 09:23 PM
  3. redbytes's Avatar
    Thanks for the tip. Do you think that intervals should go between 30 minutes and 7 days?

    Thanks for the feedback, if you like the app, please review it ;)
    02-14-2013 10:22 AM
  4. abxy's Avatar
    I would definitely want the shorter intervals to be there like 30 mins, 1 hour, 3 hour rather than days. Max interval of 1 day is fine I guess. :)
    02-14-2013 01:16 PM
  5. redbytes's Avatar
    Thanks, I'll put short intervals in the next release. I think I'll put 0,5/1/3/6/24/48/72 hours.

    2-3 days are good intervals too, I think. I would use this settings, because shorter intervals drain battery and consume more data.
    02-14-2013 01:55 PM
  6. redbytes's Avatar
    Update 1.1 is on the store, now with customizable update intervals for the background. It'll be free until Sunday, then on the lowest price tier (0.99$/€).

    Try it and tell me what you'd like to have in this app! ;)
    03-01-2013 03:50 PM

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