HTC Home3.1.625.0.150128-0428

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4.6/5 110
An animated clock widget with weather information, similar to the one present on HTC phones, meant to be used on your computer desktop

editor's review






HTC Home addresses HTC fans and, in particular, those fond of the Sense UI clock and weather widget. With HTC Home, you can now bring the same to your PC.

Although disliked by HTC and non-HTC users alike, the popular clock and weather widget present within HTC’s user interface for their smartphones since 2008 does have its particular charm about it.

Thus, the developers of HTC Home thought that it cannot be such a bad idea to create a Windows widget that copies the design as much as it can in order to bring the expected results directly to the desktop of HTC clock and weather widget enthusiasts.

In order for the widget to properly work, you need are required to configure it by editing the date and time settings as well as the ones for UI such as the optional Aero Glass effect and level of opacity, the autostart and even updates or language.

The section regarding the weather can also be personalized by selecting the location as well as the weather providing service. Moreover, you can quickly and easily choose between Fahrenheit and Celsius as the temperature scales or the wind speed measurement unit in both imperial or standard values.

HTC Home also packs a variety of widget styles that you can try on and pick the one you like best. The ‘Extras’ area allows you to work with additional components to extend the functionality, components that you can find on the dedicated website.

As a side note, HTC Home can also be used as a clock-only widget just be unticking the ‘Show forecast bar’ options within its context menu. The level of available customization is far from poor, thus anyone that give HTC Home a chance can end up loving it even though it absolutely didn’t raise your eyebrows in the past.

HTC Home was reviewed by Alexandru Pintilie
Last updated on February 19th, 2015
HTC Home - HTC Home is a desktop widget that mimics the one found on HTC phones, keeping you informed about the weatherHTC Home - The Options window enables you to configure the time zone and other aspects about the widget's appearanceHTC Home - In the Weather tab, you can define your current location and choose the information providerHTC Home - screenshot #4HTC Home - screenshot #5

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