• 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: 551

  • 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: 1260

  • 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: 663

  • 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 revisiting

    June 23, 2014 • Views: 416

  • 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 features,

    June 22, 2014 • Views: 3725

  • 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: 738

  • 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: 794

  • Samsung’s Terrain Home launcher mixes a bit of everything

    Samsung has its own TouchWiz homescreen exclusive to its smartphones so it comes as a bit of a surprise to see a new homescreen launcher replacement that has been funded by the manufacturer's startup accelerator. But will Terrain

    June 17, 2014 • Views: 731

  • Action Launcher Beta: “OK Google” and double tap to sleep

    Google's hotword is really starting to pop up everywhere. Nova Launcher's major 3.0 release just added it to its list of new features. In it latest beta, Action Launcher is following suit, but it is, of course, doing a lot more

    June 6, 2014 • Views: 1063

  • Nova Launcher 3.0 arrives with OK Google hotword in tow

    Just after the release of its first beta for the next major version update, Nova Launcher has today rolled out version 3.0 of the popular Android homesceen replacement. This new version brings all the new features mentioned in

    June 3, 2014 • Views: 806