One of our absolute favorite things about Android is the fact that you can bend and tweak the platform to your needs. Sure, there’s rooting and modding for deep level personalization, but that stuff does not always concern the everyman user.
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Some of just like to change the home screen around a bit and create a new user experience. To that end, we’ve created a series of posts on AndroidGuys where we will highlight an occasional design and its accompanying apps. In a nutshell we will show you a new look for your Android handset and tell you which apps you’ll need if you want to mimic the feel.
Please note that the following details are but the ingredients to which you can create your own delicious Android dish – results will vary. But that’s awesome.
Nexusonic by semati
WHY WE LOVE THIS LOOK:
It’s all the stuff we want and need from a home screen – a clean design with minimal distraction, and just enough details to keep us from opening apps. Rather than use folders with a handful of games or apps, the links look much sharper across the center. The wallpaper used here looks like something Google would use however just about anything should feel good. Best of all, the three apps used to get this look are totally free and offer tons of customization.
WHAT YOU’LL NEED
- Minimal icons (XDA)
- Wallpaper,mnmlstc text and uccw skins: https://www.dropbox.com/s/m8bguvrdpkjp9t9/nexusonic.rar
- For step-by-step details, be sure to visit the source.
There’s a wonderful website that we’ve long appreciated called MyColorScreen which is dedicated to the great ways you can modify your home screens.