Nova Launcher’s 3.3 update hits the Play Store with Androids 5.0-style app drawer.

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One of the great features of Android is the high level of customization that exists within the OS. The homescreen launcher is one of the easiest things to modify and not one does it better than Nova Launcher. With the recent release of Android 5.0 Lollipop, one of the things that really stood ...

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Nova Launcher gets updated with new drawer animations in version 3.1 (out of beta)

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Nova Launcher is one of the best and most popular launchers out there. It’s full of customization, updated regularly and runs as smooth as butter. Beta version of the app got updated about a week ago and is now out of beta. What’s new? Here’s the changelog: Drawer animations / ...

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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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Essential apps for every Android user

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As someone who works for one of the big carriers in the US, I run into the same question on an almost daily basis. What apps should I try out and download? This is something that is asked by even those tech-savvy users when they switch from iOS or Windows Phone to Android. This got... Read More

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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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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Developers We Love: ThaPhlash

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Developers We Love is an ongoing series of posts designed to help discover great Android apps and games. We use the column to highlight both big name developers as well as small, indie outfits. Typically, we’ll opt for those who have released a number of titles before considering them for ...

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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

Tip: How to hide the notification bar on Nova Launcher

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Installing Nova Launcher opens up a whole load of customisation possibilities for your Android device; first we explained how to use Nova Launcher gestures to quickly activate Google Now, and now you’ll see how to hide the notification bar. Hiding the notification pane on your device can ...

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Tip: Use Nova Launcher to Access Google Now

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Although most devices are now moving to the onscreen navigation keys there are still some devices which rely on hardware keys. Take the Samsung Galaxy S4, for example. Unfortunately, if you have hardware keys, simply swiping up from the “Home” button to access Google Now just ...

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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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Get This Look: Vibrant Skies

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We’re huge fans of changing the home screen around a bit and creating a new user experience for our Android. So much so that we present our ongoing series of Get This Look posts. In a nutshell we show you a new layout, app, widget, or icon set for your Android handset and tell you ...

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Get This Look: Google Now Inspired Homescreen v2

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We’re huge fans of changing the home screen around a bit and creating a new user experience for our Android. So much so that we present our ongoing series of Get This Look posts. In a nutshell we show you a new layout, app, widget, or icon set for your Android handset and tell you ...

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Get This Look: Flards

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We’re huge fans of changing the home screen around a bit and creating a new user experience for our Android. So much so that we present this weekly series of Get This Look posts. In a nutshell we show you a new look for your Android handset and tell you which apps you’ll need if... ...

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Get This Look: Color flat

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We’re huge fans of changing the home screen around a bit and creating a new user experience for our Android. So much so that we present this weekly series of Get This Look posts. In a nutshell we show you a new look for your Android handset and tell you which apps you’ll need if... ...

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