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* Solitaire NG

market download 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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