GSam Screen Dimmer

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Overview

This application is recommended for ages 4+.

Is your NOOK screen too bright for reading at night? Even on it's lowest brightness setting, many people find that the screen can be too bright for reading in a dark room. GSam Screen Dimmer lets you dim the screen way past what the built-in brightness setting will allow, giving you a much better night reading experience. You can dim your screen without ever leaving the app you are currently ...
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Overview

This application is recommended for ages 4+.

Is your NOOK screen too bright for reading at night? Even on it's lowest brightness setting, many people find that the screen can be too bright for reading in a dark room. GSam Screen Dimmer lets you dim the screen way past what the built-in brightness setting will allow, giving you a much better night reading experience. You can dim your screen without ever leaving the app you are currently running. Better yet, you can see the content on your screen while you dim - no need to launch into separate screens.

Setup: When you first launch the screen dimmer, you wil be prompted to calibrate your NOOK to find its optimal minimum brightness setting. This takes about a minute, and will prompt you a number of times asking whether you can still see the screen or not. The goal is to find the minimum brightness setting that allows you to still see the screen. You can always re-callibrate later in the Settings.

This app supports a Trial mode which allows you to try out the app before you buy it. The trial mode will provide full functionality for 4 days of usage, after which you will be asked to purchase the app.

NOTE: The built in dimmer on the NOOK HD and HD+ already dim the screen as much as possible. GSam Screen Dimmer won't dim the screen any further on these devices. This app does however dim the screen further on the NOOK Color and NOOK Tablet.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940043908605
  • Publisher: GSam Labs
  • Publication date: 7/3/2012
  • Series: NOOKapps Series
  • Version name: 1.11
  • Format: NOOK App
  • File size: 153 KB
  • Sales rank: 151,530
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  • Please contact the developer directly if you would like to report a problem:
    • URL: http://badassbatterymonitor.blogspot.com/2012/01/badass-screen-dimmer-users-guide.html
    • Email: gsamtan@gmail.com

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 4.5
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 10, 2012

    Works great

    I thought this app would not work, due to this is the first app that will lower the brightness down to 0%. The notificatio icon works great also, so if you like to read at night, this is the app for you.

    10 out of 12 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 18, 2012

    App works great!

    Before getting this, my whole room was lit up at night while my wife tried to sleep. With the app, i can keep it much dimmer which is easier on the eyes and not as "annoying" to others trying to sleep. Great job.

    6 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 14, 2012

    Excellent- works perfectly

    An excellent app. Excellent - dims the light where reading
    at night is no longer a problem. After going through
    a little bit of calibrating your nook brightness, it is then possible to dim the brightness to a very low light setting.
    Much better on the eyes for night reading.

    6 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 26, 2012

    Try the free trial.

    My eyes are sensitive to light, and it was hard to find the right setting before I tried this app. Now I find I don't need to make adjustments nearly as often because this allows you to make very subtle changes. Worth the $.

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 14, 2012

    Excellent! Must-have for nighttime reading in bed.

    I really like the dimmer and I appreciate the free trial that allowed me to try before buying. One suggestion to the developer:

    I'd love it if there were at least one more button along with the min/night/day/max options to set, and that would be read or book or something like that. This is because I generally like to lower the brightness to someplace between the night and day level when I'm reading a Nook book, so it would be convenient to have a one-button adjustment for that.

    Still, I highly recommend the utility! I find myself using it daily, so well worth the $1.50.

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 4, 2012

    :)

    LOVE THIS APP! THIS IS HOW THE NOOK LIGHTING SHOULD BE WITH OUT THIS APP. I READ AT NIGHT DAILY AND I WISH I HAD THIS APP FROM DAY ONE. THE FREE TRIAL OFFER IS A WONDERFUL IDEA AND THE REASON I TRIED IT! WAY TO GO APP MAKER,YA DID GOOD

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 26, 2012

    Love It!

    This app allows me to dim my Nook lower than the device settings which is great for reading at night. I found that the dimming it very low causes less visual stimulation and I fall asleep faster. It's also very easy to use. I tried the free trial first which works just like the purchased version. Try it out and see if you like it.

    4 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 12, 2012

    Love it!

    This app is great if the lowest brightness that the nook normally does is still too bright for nighttime reading. It is easy to get to because of the notification option, but you can choose which option is better for you.

    I also got the battery app from the same publisher and it is just as awesome.

    Must have app!

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 13, 2013

    Should be included with every nook.

    I use this for both my nook color and nook color hd+. It saves both battery life and eyesight. I highly recommend it.

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 3, 2013

    Great Night Reading App

    This is just what I have been looking for when night time reading comes around. No eye strain what so ever. Try it out but you will be buying before its over.

    3 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 20, 2013

    Great App!!!!

    Great app
    Really nice app that lets you really dim the Nook Tablet for more comfortable night time reading

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 19, 2012

    Exactly as described

    This app has become essential to me. It's exactly what it says it is and is worth purchasing.

    2 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 6, 2012

    A MUST HAVE

    Perfect for bedtime reading!

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 4, 2012

    Very pleased

    Makes my nook very versatile. The dimmer is great for night reading and it is so easy once you take a minute to ser it

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 29, 2012

    Works!

    I love being able to read in bed again!

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 12, 2012

    Nice App!

    Great app--my nook was never dim enough for reading in bed, even set at the lowest level--until now! Very easy calibration and very simple to use. Thanks! I can now read without disturbing the hubby!

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 17, 2013

    Useful when it's allowed

    If this Pro version was accessable across all Androids I have, instead of making me purchase a separate license for each one, this would easily be a 5.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 27, 2013

    Good app

    Does what it says. Really nice not to have overwhelming brightness in you face late at night.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 18, 2013

    GOOD

    I believe that by using the small adjustments I save a lot of battery time. Nice app, easy to use, very benificial I think

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 8, 2013

    Great in night

    I was surprised how easy it was to read with screen at very low light. I used to get blinded by my screen in the night. It's a keeper.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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