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Acer Liquid Stream UI for Android Now Available
We recently published an article on the ripped UI from the LG Optimus Android device. Well, it seems like XDA member aalopez10 has done it again, but this time with the UI for the Acer Liquid Stream. Judging from the screenshots the app presents a different look and feel from other launchers and has an “Aero” style screen changer.
The app is not perfect and will force close while trying to change wallpapers, according to the dev. So, if you feel like lending a hand, take a look at the app and report some feedback, and if possible, fixes as well.
This is the original Home Launcher that comes from the new “Acer Liquid Stream” phone (shown above), launcher works OK and its looks and feels very different from other launcher. works for my evo, so not sure it works for other devices.
****REMEMBER FORCE CLOSES ON TRYING TO CHANGE WALLPAPERS AND GOING TO SETTINGS*****
trying to see if someone (dev) could get it to work perfectly and edit it.
THIS WOULD GIVE US ANOTHER LAUNCHER TO CHOOSE FROM
You can find more information in the UI thread.
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