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Border Wait gets mini UI overhaul

Border Wait Android app was my first app and it showed – basic ListView, simple icons, and a launcher icon I found from the web.

For my fantasy football app Draft Punk, I used a number of new UI patterns I had seen in the official Twitter App and read on the Android Developer’s blog including the dashboard and action bar.  The result was my best looking app to date and a number of positive user reviews mentioning the interface and graphics.

So after finishing Draft Punk, it was time to revisit the look, feel, and graphics of Border Wait.

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Draft Punk Android App

I published a new app today for Android.  It’s targeted for the fantasy sports fan like me.  Every year, I do an offline draft for my fantasy football league.  The problem with offline drafts though, is that you have to fumble around with various paper cheatsheets or internet printouts and make sure you cross out every player drafted.  The worst is getting hassled from your buddies when you pick a player already drafted.  So what’s the solution to all of this – the Draft Punk App.
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Border Wait Android App

A buddy at work often commutes to Mexico and noticed there weren’t any apps (iPhone or Android) that provided the current wait times to return to the U.S.  Since the customs and border patrol web site provides those times, I figured I could put together an Android app listing all the borders and their current wait times.

The result is Border Wait for Android, and is available at the Market now.
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