mic_888 · Aug 30, 2010 at 09:00 am

Smart Taskbar – Launch Any App in 2 Steps

If you own an Android device, you may be aware that there are various launchers on the Market.  Here is another one, but with a different twist.

Smart Taskbar is launcher/task switcher/app organiser written by XDA forum member jerryfan2000 and features a mini side bar for super fast app launching.  The side bar is hidden until you slide your finger or click on a transparent trigger icon on the screen. One of the benefits of Smart Taskbar is that it frees up your home screen for more widgets instead of app shortcuts.

In most cases, you can complete app launching in 2 finger clicks (1st swipe, and 2nd click on app icon to launch).   Possibly the fastest way to launch or switch between applications.

Features include:

  • 5 speedy launch spots
  • App organiser function
  • Task switch
  • Soft Home button

For more information, visit the application thread.  Smart Taskbar is available for free in the Market.


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mic_888 is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. I've been around XDA since 2007 when I bought the HTC Touch, well things have moved on a lot since then, and I've tried my hand at developing for WM and Android (still learning), but wanted to contribute more by becoming a News Writer for XDA. I write mainly Android articles, and some Windows Mobile. We're always sifting through the masses of threads for front page news, but do let me or the other guys know if you think anything is newsworthy including any breaking news! View mic_888's posts and articles here.
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