start as a kickstarter project back in May has finally landed on the Google Play Store. This home replacement launcher for tablets is very pretty, polished, and looks fantastic. While it's in the Play Store right now, only those who pre-ordered from Kickstarter can actually use it.
Nova Launcher was one of the first, and our current favorite, and of course standard launchers from Gingerbread and further back still work. But the real competition is Apex Launcher, likewise based on the source code from the stock Android 4.0 launcher. It gets a major update today, so try the free version in the Google Play Store.
Go Launcher HD being the best among them). Chameleon is a new tablet launcher that uses an impressive methodology: its layout changes depending upon the time of day, connection, or even GPS location, catering itself to which apps you use in which situations. Like seemingly everybody these days, the creators have started a Kickstarter campaign to get Chameleon finished and into the Google Play Store.
MIUI family of ROMs has a unique visual approach. Blending elements from Android, iOS, WebOS, and plenty of manufacturer skins to boot, it's become one of the most popular ROMs for those who love to tinker with their user interface. The Android 4.0 version MIUI 4 is still a work in progress, but if you've got an Ice Cream Sandwich phone or ROM, you can try out the MIUI 4 launcher and lockscreen now, thanks to RootzWiki member "hoppermi".
Ice Cream Sandwich you should probably try out APEX Launcher. This home replacement built specifically for Android 4.0 ICS has tons of options, features, and more customization options than you'll ever need. Today its been updated to version 1.1 in the Play Store and they've launched Apex Launcher Pro today too so check it out below.
Nova Launcher, from WidgetLocker developer TeslaCoil Software. We've mentioned Nova Launcher before, but their latest update adds some notable new features for both free and paid users.
Motorola's user interface changes previously known as BLUR. Well, with the latest Gingerbread builds on the DROID 4, and some of what we've seen from Moto's 4.0 leaks has been promising and I'm sure some wouldn't mind giving them a try on their own phone.
Go Launcher team. Their new app, titled Go Launcher HD for Pad, is designed for Honeycomb and Ice Cream Sandwich tablets, and it's a free download in the Google Play Store. If you're looking for something beyond the standard launcher that's built for tablets from the ground up, you should check it out.
Ice Cream Sandwich is finally ready for the prime time. The extremely popular Nova Launcher has finally left beta and is available for everyone now in the Android Market. Along with tons of improvements they are offering a fee, and a paid version for those wanting extra features and to support their developers.