The LG G4 has a lot to prove, given that last year’s LG G3 was among the best smartphones of 2014. The Global Mobile Awards given out during the time of MWC 2015 named it the Smartphone of The Year (SOTY?) alongside the iPhone 6, and at the time of its release it packed the very best in Android specifications, from the powerful Snapdragon 801 to the class-leading 1440p display. The camera, battery life and feature set were also deemed...
Next Launcher from the GO Launcher Team
Many people have heard of GO Launcher. It’s one of the most popular and successful home screen replacement apps on Google Play—so much so, that many custom ROMs actually include it instead of, or along with, the stock launcher. The GO team recently started pumping out a new launcher project, and the beta version has been released for people to test.
The new launcher is called Next Launcher, and it was posted to the forums by XDA Forum Member badgone88. It’s a little different from the stuff the GO team usually puts out. It’s recommended for phones running Android 2.3.3 or higher, with at least a dual-core processor and an 800 x 480 screen resolution. Some of the features include:
There are also features being implemented with each new beta version. Currently, the GO team is on beta v3. The latest update brought several new features, including:
1.(New) Slide up/down on the Dock to switch the status of screens (‘Screen preview’ or ‘Screen edit’ status)
2.(New) Drag the icons which on the Dock (Long press an icon—> Drag it to the screen-area or reverse from the screen)
3.(New) Change the wallpaper (Long press the screen—> Wallpaper —> Choose a wallpaper)
4.(New) Whirl icons or reset them (Lone press an icon —> Click ‘Whirl’ or ‘Reset (3rd and 4th option in the pop-up menu))
Anyone who’s looking to give this a shot should see more features being implemented with each new update. Of course, submitting bug reports would also be helpful, as it is a beta. To give it a shot, go to the original thread.
Update: Due to concerns aired in the comments, the link to this thread has been removed and the thread has been closed. Thanks too all those who let us know.
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