More and more smartphone manufacturers have been moving towards on-screen buttons, with Google really pushing for it over the physical button alternative. However, there are still a few OEMs (we're looking at you, Samsung) that have preferred to keep things a bit more traditional. Tell us which way you prefer and why.
Nova Launcher Beta (ICS-based) for Samsung Galaxy Nexus
For those of you wishing to try an alternative ICS based launcher, take a look at XDA Senior member kevin@TeslaCoil‘s latest offering.
Nova Launcher is a launcher replacement based on the stock ICS Launcher and hence will only run on phones already running ICS.
Nova Launcher can install alongside the stock launcher and should work on any ICS ROM. However, in order for the widgets-in-drawer feature to work it must be installed as a system app.
- Custom grid size
- User setting for auto-rotate
- Resize any widget
- All/New/Downloaded categories in App Drawer
- Shortcut or resizable information in Widget Drawer
- Edit App Shortcut icon and label
- Wallpaper scrolling options
- Cube desktop effect
For more information, head on over to the application thread.
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