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Chameleon Kickstarter gets a Part Deux, offers tablet AND phone UI

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Remember that Kickstarter project with the Best Tablet UI Ever that we wrote about a few weeks ago? Well, the fund seekers had a behind the scenes snafu that required them to cancel the Kickstarter project and re…

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TSF Shell, the TAT Home-based app launcher, lands in Android Market

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TSF Shell – the heavily-animated, graphically bold, and eye-catching home screen replacement app that appeared in a demo video a short time ago – is now in the Android Market. Not surprisingly, t…

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Android App Reviews

Android 4.0 Users: you must try Nova Launcher, a great home-screen replacement app

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Anyone with a Samsung Galaxy Nexus or Android 4.0-equipped phone needs to head over to Android Market and downloadNova Launcher. The app bills itself as “Everyone’s favorite ICS launcher,R…

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TSF UI looks an awful lot like TAT Home, the lost 3D launcher from The Astonishing Tribe

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A few minutes ago while making my rounds on Google+, I came across a video of TSF UI, a new Android home screen launcher with a high-powered 3D UI. The launcher relies heavily on animation, widgets, and flair to dr…

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Android Apps Alert #72: Free Calls & Footballs

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A labeling snafu led to a false start last week, but this is the 72nd edition of Android Apps Alert. Androinica.com checks the Android Market each week to enhance your Android experience, then we pick some of the…

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LauncherPro Plus widget skins are beautiful. Here’s how to set them up.

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Launcher Pro Plus recently added the ability to “skin” its widgets. The popular Android homescreen replacement app was already great because it allowed users to customize their dock icons and b…

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Android Apps Alert #56: 3 billion served edition

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How many apps have been downloaded from the Android Market? I use to ask that question until Google shed some light on the answer earlier this week – more than 3 billion. That’s a whole lot of apps to p…

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Android App Reviews

NetFront Life Screen rotates your home screen [App Reviews]

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Need a new home screen replacement app for your Android device? There are the obvious names like ADW Launcher, Launcher Pro Plus, and Open Home, but you may want something completely different from what you hav…

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dxTop brings feature-rich homescreen customization to an Android near you [App Reviews]

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There are plenty of home replacements on the Android market today, all promising the same things; more features, smaller packages, and faster, better performance. Today we are going to take a look at a popular…

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Android Apps

LauncherPro Plus takes Sense UI imitation to next step

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LauncherPro is one of Android’s most-popular apps, joining the ranks of the 250,000+ download club. The homescreen replacement app now has a Plus version that could bring that popularity further than…

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Android’s interface can be jazzy in 3D, stored on the web, or a whole new shell

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Android’s interface can be jazzy in 3D, stored on the web, or a whole new shell

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Three companies recently unveiled their vision of how an Android interface should or could look. While TAT Home was more on the conceptual show-off side, SPB Mobile promised a product that it plans to deliver t…

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The Android Intelligent Home Screen concept: yay or nay?

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The Android Intelligent Home Screen concept: yay or nay?

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How’d you like to make your Android homescreen a little friendlier to business and personal distinction? Maybe you’re a Windows Mobile or BlackBerry convert who actually prefers the organizat…

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Android users can make Pre-like gestures with Open Gesture Pro home screen app

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Android users can make Pre-like gestures with Open Gesture Pro home screen app

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Android home screen replacement app Open Gesture Pro has been added to the Android Market, debuting what is arguably the most shortcut-friendly home screen app available to Android. There’s already a…

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T-Mobile USA releases aHome-style homescreen alternative app

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T-Mobile USA releases aHome-style homescreen alternative app

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T-Mobile USA has joined the creative ranks of Android home screen alternative makers with the release of FreshFace. The customization app geared towards use on the myTouch3g, but compatible with the G1 with s…

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Android widget support poses security risk

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Android widget support poses security risk

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While recording video profiles for Android home screen replacements, I made a comment that “It’s good to finally see some widgets on Android, something I thought should have been there from day one.” Well, wid…

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