Have you been wondering, how you can enhance your Android lock screen background with beautiful imagery that refreshes daily? We are proud to present our new app, Picturesque, which brings the beautiful Bing homepage images to your lock screen. This lock screen app gets you the daily Bing homepage image to your phone so that you have a refreshing new image on the phone every day. Not just that, you could change the image (from the past 6 days) with just a shake of the phone or by swiping to the right.
You could see your missed calls and text messages at a glance on the lock screen and also search directly from the lock screen without unlocking your phone. Picturesque also brings your current weather, news and Indian regional calendars on your phone lock screen.
- Beautiful Bing Homepage images: Your lock screen will be updated with the beautiful daily Bing image; you could swipe through the images from past 6 days or shake your phone to change the image on your lock screen.
- Search on the lock screen: You could search for anything on the web directly from the lock screen and read all the linked pages without having to unlock your phone.
- Latest news: Keep yourself updated with the latest news headlines and tap through to read the full articles.
- Regional Calendars & Muhurats: Personalize the lock screen to access your favorite regional calendars and Muhurat. Now you can figure out what festival is on for the day, rahu kalam, chogadiya/hora timings all from the lock screen itself.
- Weather: Find out what the weather is at your current location; long tap through on the icons to get the detailed weather predictions for the week.
- Camera & Phone controls: Access your phone camera from the lock sceen; Change your wifi, Bluetooth, volume, brightness settings; also use your phone as a torch from the lock screen.
So go ahead download the app from here. We are sure that you will love this and you could share the app with your friends using the share feature on the app.
This app was put together as part of the Microsoft garage initiative. Learn more at http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/garage/