• 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

    July 31, 2014 • Views: 859

  • Swipify simplifies switching between apps on Android Wear

    Smartwatches have definitely made our digital lives more interesting, and maybe at times, simpler. However, it still has many limitations in terms of both hardware and software, so for now, it’s up to app developers to enhance

    July 28, 2014 • Views: 1253

  • 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: 5562

  • 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: 1454

  • 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: 489

  • 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: 536

  • 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: 704

  • 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: 1666

  • 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: 792

  • 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: 511