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Dec
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CyanogenMod just announced that CM 10.1 builds starting with nightlies released today will be getting a brand-new clock widget called Chronus (initially known as 'Lock Clock'). It works both as a homescreen and lockscreen widget, is configurable, and provides extra information in the form of calendar events and weather. 

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It works on both phones and tablets, and in lockscreen widget mode, appears collapsed and must be expanded in order to view additional information (this could later change with a settings toggle). Other than that, there's not much to know. It's a clock, it tells you the time, and it looks kind of nice.

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  • Chris Webster

    Is there any way to get this in an apk for unrooted phones?

    • http://www.androidpolice.com/ David Ruddock

      Nope, not yet.

      • http://www.facebook.com/jordan.richesin Jordan Richesin

        Do you have an idea when?

        • heat361

          Dave from the cm team said he would release an app in the play store soon

        • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=584858662 Ashley Brown

          Konsta has uploaded his new ROM including it on Modaco today :D

      • Chris Webster

        Darn. Hopefully someone can find a way to pull it out for the rest of us

        • mikeym0p

          Once the nightlies including drop you can literally open up the .zip of any CM10 rom and navigate to the apk and extract it.

  • Kenny O

    Looks sweet

  • TechGuy21

    thats pretty neat

  • bb

    Hopefully it'll work with CM10, as my devices is not supported with 10.1..

  • SickoPsycho

    I don't know if I got this in my december 31st nightly or not... changelog says something about "lockclock" app integration and I remember before I installed it seeing "introducing Chronus" and a google search yeilded nothing. Alas- my digital clock widget seems the same (no weather support) and nothing in lockscreen settings. =(

  • redbinary

    Got the 12-31 nightly for the galaxy tab 2/7 just to get this widget alas it isn't included yet

    • SickoPsycho

      yeah- that's what I'm seeing. It is there- but doesnt work yet. at least differently than the digital clock widget

  • Jörgen Pettersson

    Must the hours be in bold or is that possible to change?

    • SickoPsycho

      you can change under settings>system>clock widget>clock and alarm>bold hours

      • Jörgen Pettersson

        Great thanks!

  • SK

    Is this available as an app in the market? Looks really nice and well made.

    • Sqube

      It might be eventually, the way Apollo was. But it was just released so, either way, wait and see.

      Or run CM. Become one of us... one of us...

  • http://twitter.com/lgasparjnr laszlo gaspar

    does anyone know where i can find that lockscreen wallpaper, i would love to use it as my main wallpaper.

  • bruno

    I want this so bad. I'm running Android 4.2.1 unrooted.

    • bruno

      Sorry... i posted withou finishing it.

      How can I get it? My device is a Galaxy Nexus.

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