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    "The basic idea behind open source is very simple. When programmers on the Internet can read, redistribute, and modify the source for a piece of software, it evolves. People improve it, people adapt it, people fix bugs. And this can happen at a speed that, if one is used to the slow pace of conventional software development, seems astonishing...
    ...The Open Source pages exist to make this case to the commercial world."    - Introduction to Open Source -

    Details: Solitaire NG

    market download Solitaire NG
    Ken Magic's Solitaire adapted to more recent (next-generation) devices. Open source, never any ads.

    Changes include:
    - "Deal" menu entry for devices with few hardware buttons
    - Dynamic card size, self-adapting to larger screens
    - Settings dialog migrated to PreferenceActivity

    Source code available under Apache license, see homepage.
    For original code, go to

    Recent changes:
    - made card set selection (normal/large) automatic during first run. Deinstall previous version to use the feature

    - fine tuned card sizing and set selection to consider absolute and relative device resolution (DPI). Will look better initially on small devices

    Author: JFDee Velopment
    Version: 1.12.1-ng3
    Market link: de.draisberghof.solitaire_ng
    Web site:

    Source code:
    Code license:
    Market downloads: 5,000-10,000
    Market rating: 2.8 / 5.0
    Category: Top:/Games/Cards

    Added: 2011-01-20
    Updated: 2011-04-14
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