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Icons and UCCW Episode 1: Flat Sense, Circle Weather, Clean Desk and ThreeBar

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We’re always on the hunt for some of the best looking clocks, skins, icon packs, and wallpapers, something you probably know if you have participated in any of our “Show Off Your Home Screens” days. But since we recently ran one of those special events, we’re not ready to fully launch into a share everything post. Instead, we thought we toss out a few of our favorite UCCW clock skins of the moment. 

For those not familiar, UCCW (Ultimate Custom Clock Widget) is the powerhouse of clock widgets. If you want a pretty clock widget on your home screen, you need to install this app immediately. Once you have it installed, you can choose from thousands of clock skins through Google Play with a simple “uccw clock skin” search. The app used to be somewhat confusing to use, but it has really matured over the last year. To use it at this point, make sure you have UCCW installed, go out and find a skin and download it, then head to a home screen and add a UCCW widget in whatever size you think the skin you downloaded will look best in. You should see the new skin listed as an option once you have chosen a widget size.

So today, we’ve picked four that are fitting in nicely with our current wallpaper favorites and icon sets. All are minimal, some are free, others cost a dollar, most are flat, and none will be a regret should you install them. Rather than describe each, I’ve tossed in pictures of them all in action on my home screen.

The top image is Flat Sense – middle left is Circle Weather – middle right is Clean Desk – bottom is ThreeBarClock.

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Play Links:  Flat Sense ($1.01) | Circle Weather ($0.99) | Clean Desk Clock | ThreeBarClock

Icon Pack:  Tendere ($1.59)

Wallpaper:  Dream Light

And don’t forget to install UCCW, as you’ll need it for any of these skins to work.

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Any others you would suggest we check out?

  • One of my all time favorite uccw skins; called Wow.

  • Stevedub40

    Hey guys, not sure if anyone will see this, but I made my own icon for YouTube if you guys want to check it out. The one that came with tendere didn’t fit for me.


  • easy1jay

    Those wallpapers and icons are pretty cool. Clean and simple. Kind of retro. I think I’ll stick with them for a while.

  • Dustin

    Long Shadows – UCCW skin as shown in this screenshot.

    • Dustin

      Wow, dont know why disqus didn’t really like that screenshot…

    • Tweekex

      Where can I find that wallpaper?

  • Jroc869, Nexus-Life

    here are some of my favorites

    • Jroc869, Nexus-Life

      some of my favorites

  • PhoenixPath

    Still think BleepingWeather is one of the best, most amusing UCCW skins I have yet seen…

    • Invalid

      It is farking awesome

  • NorCalGuy

    Check out beeping weather its beeping awsome

  • How to waste time:

    Step 1) Go here http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1880050

    Step 2) Look up 28 hours later

    Step 3) Go here http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1667939

    Step 4) Hope you didn’t want to accomplish anything for the next 3 weeks

    • ReturnOfTheMack

      You sir are evil.

      So many people aren’t going to know what they are getting themselves into. Haha three weeks is if you’re lucky.

    • Clayton Burnett

      Damn dude….not cool. Just got sucked in….barely could escape it’s clutches for this evening…but bookmarked for future inspiration (probably tomorrow morn..damn).

    • david west

      fu sir fu

    • shehippie

      I’ve spent weekends in that thread. LOL

  • How did you get Three Bar Clock to be white? I did it once, but I can’t figure it out again after a clean install…

  • Higher_Ground

    Not bad, but I think the best part of UCCW is making your own unique widget. I used some weather icons I found on XDA and went from there. It might take a few hours to master the process, but there is great pride in creating your own widget.

    • Higher_Ground

      Here’s what I came up with – nothing fancy.

  • Brian

    Loving the Flat Sense skin http://i.imgur.com/447z2iO.jpg

  • EC8CH

    Imagine how much nicer that would look on a Moto X 🙂

  • Fahad Beg

    How do you get the icons in the dock to be so close??

    • Using Nova, removed the dock and then changed the grid to 7×7.

      • DanSan

        Hey kellex,

        Were you able to customize the hot spots on flat sense widget? I tried but says its disabled. I’d like to set it to open a weather app and the clock when I click the corresponding areas

  • DanSan

    since its such a pain to find wallpapers big enough to support scrolling since i am using nova launcher i tend to download wallpapers that are sized for ipads. works out perfectly.

    I really like UCCW but sometimes i find some of them a little difficult to figure out how to put on a home screen and config properly. good thing a lot of the devs put instructions on how to set them up, too bad flatsense didnt do it 🙁

  • TSK

    Loving those wallpapers…All Tendere I imagine…$1.59 less I’ll have to spend on coffee tomorrow

    • The dark with the orange bars running up it and the dark with the blue and green jagged lines are Tendere. The other two are Dream Light, free download.

  • Chase Chick

    I promise that if I win a Nexus 7 I will never say “first” again!!!!

    • Raven65

      You might also try posting in the correct thread.

      • FIRST. Wait, what?

      • Verizon

        First to be in the wrong thread?