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UR Mood Launcher knows your mood, location, and whereabouts

We’ve featured several app launchers already and we’re always on the lookout for more. The latest is this UR Mood Launcher that helps Android users to organize their homescreen and allows faster searching for apps. This efficiently manages apps by sorting them into profiles called UR moods that display apps based on one’s location or activity. You can easily create several UR moods depending on your frequently used apps at a certain place or schedule.

Bento app promises a better mobile interface with cards

Bento for most people means a box of delicious meals most common among the Japanese. No, we're not promoting any Japanese restaurant just this new intelligent app for Android coming soon on the Google Play Store. App is still being developed by Bento Labs but we've seen a preview of this app that can turn a smartphone's homescreen into a very smart space as it remembers your mobile behaviors and preferences.

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 them as big as they can. Phone launchers are a dime a dozen, but only very few can cater to needs like this. KoalaPhone sounds cute and fuzzy, but in fact it is big and loud, just the way some users prefer to have it.

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, makers of EvolveSMS and Talon, are now making available a new launcher called Blur that expands Google's launcher to make room for third-party developers to join the party.

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 memory. For those looking for even less needier options, APUS Launcher tries to go the opposite direction and shed off as much as it can to keep its footprint slim.

Jolla Launcher Alpha hands-on

Jolla is indeed venturing into the Android world, one step at a time. After giving Nexus 4 and Nexus 5 users a chance to test Sailfish OS itself, the Finnish startup has started the closed alpha run for its Android homescreen replacement. But does Jolla Launcher have what it takes to stand out from the crowd? It's a bit too early to say, but we take Jolla Launcher out for a spin to see its potential.
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