Androidify App
Androidify App
Tuesday, 15 February 2011

Google has produced an app that lets you customise the little green Android to create a personalised avatar. The real question is why?

Google has created and made available for free a "fun" little app that allows you to create an Android avatar that you can use in all sorts of ways.

Starting from the familiar logo you can choose skin color, hair style and color, clothes, shoes, glasses. You can then alter the body shape - stretch the body or legs, make the head and body wider or narrower. There's also a randomise option for creating weird and wonderful characters.

lucy1

Lucy?

Once you are pleased with your avatar you can save it with a name it and share it with your contacts - you can even use it as your Facebook profile picture.

The only question that remains to be answered is why? Has Google suddenly decided that image is everything and it's time to get its Android message to the end user? Building a brand by avatar is an interesting idea. The app developers have even gone to the trouble of producing a movie.

 

 

More information

Androidify site

lucy2

 

Banner


Windows 10 Surpasses Windows 8.1
01/02/2016

Windows 10 now has around a 12% share of the worldwide desktop operating system market. Is it on track to become the Universal Windows Platform that Microsoft intends it to be?



Viterbi Receives 2016 Draper Prize
11/01/2016

Unless you are into coding theory you may never have heard of Andrew Viterbi, but it is 100% certain that you have made use of his decoding algorithm. 


More News

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 15 February 2011 )
 
 

   
RSS feed of news items only
I Programmer News
Copyright © 2016 i-programmer.info. All Rights Reserved.
Joomla! is Free Software released under the GNU/GPL License.