EverythingMe, a contextual Android launcher first released in April 2013, received a substantial update and is now officially out of beta. Here’s our take on it.
Marissa Mayer has been acquiring companies of all sizes ever since she became the CEO of Yahoo! in July 2012. The latest is Aviate, an Android launcher that predicts which apps you are going to need at any given moment and puts them front and center on your homescreen.
The Apex Launcher 2.2 update has been released, complete with KitKat-friendly features. Read on for more details!
Action Launcher just received a major update that brings Android 4.4 support (including support for transparent nav and status bars), a slew of new customization options, and the ability to use the Quickdrawer and Quickpage features from any app, including from other launchers.
In this edition of the Friday Debate, we discuss one of the core strengths of Android – the ability to customize the appearance of the operating system in just about any way you like. From widgets and live wallpapers, to icon packs, and custom launchers, it’s easy to give your Android device a full makeover. And even if you prefer the appearance of stock Android or an OEM layout, you can still add a few touches to make it truly your own.
Now that the Nexus 5 is out, all the goodies are starting to get leaked. This includes the new Google Launcher and the new SMS-enabled Hangouts!
Chameleon Launcher has come a long way since it first started its Kickstarter campaign. Once it broke out of it’s successful introduction, it underwent a lengthy beta phase that caused all sorts of hype and produced all sorts of excitement. The one thing that held it back was that it was a little too pricey right out of the gate. Priced at $10, most people wouldn’t pay that much just to try out a launcher that they might not even like.
Version 1.3 of Apex Launcher, which was released yesterday, quickly made headlines for all the wrong reasons. Customers reported in droves that the app suffers from a serious FC problem. Luckily, it didn’t take long for the folks behind Apex Launcher, Android Does, to respond.
The developer behind Chameleon is really firing all cylinders with its steady stream of update of the Android launcher alternative. After releasing build 0.9.0 last week, which was then followed by version 0.9.5 – we finally have an up and running Chameleon V1.0.
The Chameleon Launcher beta updated to version 0.9.0 yesterday. Among other updates, the widget API is now available, allowing developers to start creating widgets for the tablet-only launcher.