• CM Home now in CM nightlies, not a Google Now killer

    CyanogenMod has teased before that it was working on CM Home, which implements a sliding panel behavior ala Google Experience/Now Launcher. That CM Home is now starting to make its way to CyanogenMod 11 nightlies, but its early

    July 18, 2014 • Views: 1320

  • Wear Mini Launcher gives quick access to smartwatch apps

    While smartwatches are supposed to make our lives easier by letting us read notifications and do tasks without opening our devices, it’s still in its early stages and so it’s still a pain to use sometimes. It takes users a

    July 13, 2014 • Views: 445

  • AppSpot is an app launcher in disguise

    To say that Android has many homescreen replacements and app launchers is an understatement, but AppSpot could still manage to stand apart from the crowd. While it may behave like any other Android app, its sole purpose in life

    July 8, 2014 • Views: 490

  • 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

    July 4, 2014 • Views: 635

  • Nova Launcher 3.0.2 Beta adds some Android L cosmetics

    The new Material Design of Android L definitely struck a chord with some designers and themers. We are likely to be inundated with such things in the next few months, but in the meantime, Android L features and styles are slowly

    July 2, 2014 • Views: 1472

  • EverythingMe now officially available in global markets

    After a rather successful period of limited availability and a partnership with Mozilla to be the primary interface of Firefox OS, EverythingMe is now expanding its availability to practically anywhere in the world. This means

    June 24, 2014 • Views: 732

  • Yahoo Aviate gets a new look and a global launch

    Yahoo has finally taken out its launcher from invite-only beta. But aside from also giving it a new name, now called Yahoo Aviate, the former search giant has revamped the launcher’s design, which could leave some

    June 23, 2014 • Views: 468

  • CyanogenMod adds Protected apps, teases CMHome

    Users of one of if not the most popular Android custom ROM might have something to look forward to, either in their nightly builds or M releases. CyanogenMod‘s weekly report has revealed a couple of very interesting

    June 22, 2014 • Views: 4077

  • Jolla Launcher for Android starts alpha tests next week

    Jolla once promised that it will be bringing both whole and parts of its rather unique Sailfish OS to Android devices and looks like it will be keeping its word. The startup has just given word that it is accepting requests to

    June 19, 2014 • Views: 857

  • Nokia pre-beta tests Z Launcher for Android

    For heavy smartphone users who have more than 40 apps on their devices, sometimes managing them or even finding them easily can be a challenge. Nokia’s technologies group has come up with its first project since the Microsoft

    June 19, 2014 • Views: 889