Google Now Launcher is no longer exclusive to Nexus and Google Play Edition devices (UPDATE: available to all 4.1+ devices)

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Many people like Google Now Launcher, mainly because of its nice design, big icons, “OK Google” hotword which makes the service very accessible and a very handy feature which makes Google Now only 1 swipe away. There’s much more to like when it comes to this launcher though, ...

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How I Android (mid-2014)

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The beauty of Android is in the ability to customize it, do whatever you like and use it as such. In other words you’re not nearly as limited as you are in other mobile platforms. Of course there are some limitations on Android as well, but even those disappear once you root the device. ...

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Nova Launcher’s “L” update is out of beta, you can get the final version now via Play Store

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Nova Launcher “L” update was in beta for some time now. You had to do a few steps in order to get that version of the app to your device. Well, this update is now available in its final release and you can download it via Google Play Store (link below). We’re calling it the... ...

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Nova Launcher Beta updates with Android L interface

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There’s been a lot of Android L love going around the past few days since being announced at Google I/O, and we’ve had our fair share of ports from the newest version of Android, including keyboards, wallpapers, and even the updated apps. But, if that’s not enough or you ...

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If you like having your apps neatly organized, check out 9 Cards Home Launcher [App of the Day]

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There are lots of launchers for Android devices and that’s the beauty of Android. Different people prefer different things. You might be content with the launcher you got with your device, on the other hand you might want a different approach to Android, which is fine, more than fine ...

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Get a bit more organized using a Terrain Home launcher [App of the Day]

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There are a lot of launchers in the Android space that you can choose from. Some of the most popular ones are Nova, Smart Launcher, Aviate and Action Launcher. Each of these is unique in its own way, as is the one we’re going to talk about today, Terrain Home: Sidebar & Search. ...

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Action Launcher 2.1 beta adds double tap to lock and “OK, Google” functionality

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Action Launcher has long been one of our favorite 3rd party launchers for Android, and as long as you’re a beta tester, it just got much better. The app has gone for some time without any new features being added to it, most likely due to Mr. Lacy’s other great endeavors. ...

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Nova Launcher reached version 3.0, Google’s voice hotword included in the update

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Nova Launcher is one of the best launchers on Android, no doubt. It is smooth, feature-rich and beautiful. Nova has been updated and reached a 3.0 version after being in beta version for a while. Full changelog: OK, Google – Use Google’s voice hotword from within Nova Launcher. ...

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GO Launcher 5 PRIME free for limited time

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GO Launcher has reached version 5, with the developers stating the UI and UX have been recreated from the bottom up. To mark the release of GO Launcher 5, the developers are offering the PRIME version which usually retails for $5.99 for free for a limited time. The PRIME version of GO Launcher ...

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Nova Launcher 3.0 Beta 2 is now available, a bunch of new features added

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I believe most of you have at least heard of Nova Launcher, one of the best and most popular Android launchers out there. It is hard not to notice such a powerful, customizable and yet optimized and smooth launcher. Nova Launcher 3.0 Beta 2 is out now and those of you who are willing to... Read More

Have a Nexus or GPE device? Download the Google Now Launcher OFFICIALLY from Google Play

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When the Nexus 5 was announced the launcher looked a bit different from what people are used to seeing on a stock Android device.We’re used to seeing the same launcher on basically every Nexus device, so it was a bit of a shocker when Google unveiled the new look.It was running the Google ...

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Get Started with Nova Launcher for Android

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With all the launchers that are available in the Google Play Store, it can often be a daunting task trying to decipher the differences between them all, when really all you want to do is cover up that ugly TouchWiz skin. Here we take a look at one of the offerings called Nova Launcher and... ...

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Action Launcher 2.0 comes out of beta, introduced with free version

If you’re looking for a new, quicker way to navigate your Android device, look no further. The stock launcher on Android devices isn’t for everyone: a few pages with apps/widgets, an app drawer, and that’s generally about it. That’s mainly what Action Launcher is looking ...

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How To: Make your old phone look new

  So you’ve had your phone for a little over a year now, it feels old, looks old, and you’re just ready for an upgrade. However, unless you want to pay full retail for a new phone, you’re stuck, at least for another year or so. Instead of selling that arm of yours to buy... Read More

Everything.me Launcher: Personalize your homescreen on the fly, depending on what you’re interested in

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Let’s face it: the Android homescreen can get stale, boring – just plain old “meh”. Not because of anything Google did wrong, of course, but there are those users like myself who constantly want to see their setups change, stay fresh. Enter “Everything.me”. ...

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