08
Nov
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If you're into throwing quirky, fun stuff on your Android and just love live wallpapers, this is the app for you. It's called Alive TV, and it's not only a fun way to liven up your homescreen, but it's very well made, [somewhat] functional, and quite pleasing to the eye.

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Here's the gist: a wobbly TV takes center stage, bouncing around as you scroll through homescreens. Bubble clouds appear and float around, creating a rich, playful environment. While the free version of the LWP is pretty basic, only allowing you to "play" with the little TV guy, the paid version actually provides some functionality. The display of the TV can show various information, such as battery level and Wi-Fi or Bluetooth toggles.

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Alive TV in action:

So, there you go. A bobbly TV for your homescreen.

Cameron Summerson
Cameron is a self-made geek, Android enthusiast, horror movie fanatic, musician, and cyclist. When he's not pounding keys here at AP, you can find him spending time with his wife and kids, plucking away on the 6-string, spinning on the streets, or watching The Texas Chainsaw Massacre on repeat.

  • http://www.thepixelpuse.com aj

    Sooo much lag in that demo video. The Live Wallpaper looks smooth, but homescreen to homescreen scrolling looks gross.

    • jake

      Depends on your device I guess. I am sure it's fine on more modern phones.

    • Dandmcd

      Scrolling on my Transformer is lag free, very smooth. I like the design, I will try it a couple more days and may end up buying the paid version if I don't get bored of it.

    • Jon Garrett

      NO lag on my Galaxy Tab 10.1 & Galaxy S II.

      • http://www.thepixelpuse.com aj

        I'll have to check it out on my Tab 10.1 then.

  • http://www.percobgrp.com Michael Stanley

    It would be nice if there was some price for the paid version somewhere......

    • Scott

      You can always click on the market if it's not too much trouble for you.

  • Michael

    I bought the full version and it runs perfectly on my cheap Android. You can adjust the homescreen swipe animation speed up if you prefer it that way.

  • Denver

    Amazing! I purchased this and Ramdroid's other LWP - Fireflies. They both look awesome! And even better they run super smooth. No lags on the wallpaper or scrolling. Android needs more quality work like this! Great find!

  • Josh Hartfield

    This looks like a lwp that jerry sandusky would use to lure little boys closer to him. Pass

    • Dark_Knight

      Wow, are you serious? Dude, get a hobby.

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