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Nova Launcher 6.2.13 beta adds new adaptive icon shapes inspired by Android 11

Google launched the first Android 11 Developer Preview earlier this year in February, which was followed by Preview 2, Preview 3, and recently, Preview 4. Even though the company did not highlight any developer features in the latest release, we discovered a couple of changes and new features when we tried it out on the...

Chrome 79 Beta brings over VR to the web, Adaptive Icons for installed PWAs, and more

Chrome is the world's most popular browser, enjoying a market share of about 65% as of September 2019. The second position goes to Safari with a 16% market share, so one can see how wide the disparity really is in terms of user preference and choice. Google Chrome gets updated regularly, with features like Site...

Nova Launcher Stable Updated to v5.5, Adds Adaptive Icons for Android 5.0+ and More

Android's newest features are very often limited only to the latest version of the operating system. This can lead many to miss out on some great features as not everyone uses custom ROMs or can afford to buy a new phone every year. Thankfully though, 3rd-party applications are able to bring some of these feature...

Developer Discovers Adaptive Icons Bug That Causes Bootloops in Android Oreo

Happening Studios, the developer of Swipe for Facebook, has discovered an application bug with Android 8.0 Oreo's adaptive icons which causes bootloops. It's pretty serious: On affected devices, it repeatedly crashes the system UI and any launcher which uses adaptive icons. Users can't even reach the settings menu to uninstall the rogue app. The only way to...

Nova Launcher 5.5 Beta Brings Adaptive Icons to Android 5.0+ Phones

Nova Launcher is the go-to launcher for a lot of us. Not only does it bring the latest launcher features from the latest Android releases, but also does its best to backport those features over to previous Android releases. You can customize the look of your Android 4.1+ phone, and if you have Lollipop and...

Adapticons Brings Android O’s Adaptive Icons to Android 5.0+

When Google announced Android O, they talked about a feature that will help bring uniformity to the icons on your smartphone or tablet. They're calling it Adaptive Icons and it's similar to what we've seen from multiple OEM skins in the past. Some like this feature of using icon masking to make their application icons...