Tomek Kondrat · Jan 18, 2014 at 07:30 pm

Keep Your Screen Simple with SickSky Launcher

There’s no need to mention the importance of your launcher app. It’s the second thing you see when looking at your phone, right after the lock screen Most launchers look pretty much the same. They feature a dock bar with a few icons, and a  main screen with icons and widgets. While this works, some people like to keep things as simple as possible.

If you fall into this group, you might be interested in launcher developed by XDA Forum Member SickSky. SickSky Launcher breaks all of the traditional launcher rules. You will fail to find phone, SMS, or media player in the dock, but you can easily find a weather widget and calendar. I said widget, but the inbuilt “widgets” are the only things that you can use with that launcher.

As I mentioned earlier, SickSky keeps it minimal. The launcher has one window with sliding add-ons and few additional features like opening an app after double tapping on the screen. Of course, only one application can be assigned at a time. Despite the lacks of widgets, SickSky Launcher is very interesting project, and it can be used on phones with Ice Cream Sandwich or greater.

To find more details make your way to the application thread, where links to the APK are waiting for you.


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Tomek Kondrat

eagleeyetom is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. Tomek is the only Polish moderator on XDA Developers. He graduated from the University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn with a degree in journalism and public communication in 2013. He's a big fan of football (not hand egg), post rock and cooking. A total addict of mobile technology, especially Android. Currently flashes dozens of custom ROMs on his OPO. View eagleeyetom's posts and articles here.
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