Home screen replacement

  • Launcher Lab lets you customize your Android device home screen

    The beauty of Android lies in the platform’s ability to be customized. This includes personalization of home screens and icons according to the design preference of a person. You can design your very own home screen with

    January 27, 2015 • Views: 1284

  • Apex Launcher update: Material Design tweaks, Lollipop drawer

    One of the joys of having an Android device is being able to tweak how you use your device by using different customizable apps. App launchers are popular with those who are fond of these personalized touches. And even before the

    October 28, 2014 • Views: 1037

  • ZERO: the launcher that feels like it’s barely there

    There are literally dozens of Android launchers and home screen replacements, each one vying for your attention or your money or both. Some compete on a wealth of features while others go for utter simplicity. Some try to go the

    October 28, 2014 • Views: 4176

  • Nova Launcher adapts Lollipop design in latest update

    Even before the official announcement of Android Lollipop (actually, even before we knew it was a lollipop), we expected to see most of the apps adapt its Material Design and several other features before its official launch in

    October 23, 2014 • Views: 1539

  • KoalaPhone Launcher gives you bigger, simpler icons

    As apps and smartphone features get more advanced but more complicated, not everyone appreciates the complexities that come with it. Some would like to have their phone display easily the things they actually need and to show

    October 15, 2014 • Views: 421

  • Finally! Yahoo Aviate adds custom collections

    This news is definitely a long time coming. Yahoo Aviate has announced the addition of a single, "small" feature that increases the launcher's usefulness quite dramatically. Now users will be able to create their own custom

    August 29, 2014 • Views: 452

  • Nokia speeds things up in Z Launcher update

    Nokia (yes, the real Nokia, or what's left of it) is announcing an update to its still pre-beta Z Launcher homescreen replacement. Focusing on performance improvements under the hood, Z Launcher is taking a few steps closer to

    August 28, 2014 • Views: 704

  • Blur Launcher gives devs a Google Now Launcher playground

    Google Now Launcher (or Google Experience Launcher, if you prefer the older name) is seemingly becoming the new fad for homescreen launchers. After CyanogenMod's own spin on the launcher with its CM Home experiment, Klinker Apps,

    August 19, 2014 • Views: 1310

  • Nokia Z Launcher sees first update, welcomes new testers

    Nokia, yes the real Nokia or what's left of it, has just announced the first ever major update to the pre-beta version of its search-centric self-learning Z Launcher homescreen replacement. In this round, the developers have

    July 31, 2014 • Views: 679

  • APUS Launcher trades features for size

    Quick, name the top 5 or most popular alternative launchers. Chances are, whichever those are, no matter how fast and smooth they seem to be, they are most likely fully featured launchers that take up space in both storage and

    July 21, 2014 • Views: 4758