GOOGLE NOW LAUNCHER Posts on XDA

Google Pixel Launcher Mods to Change Icon Packs, Widget Sizes, and Labels

If you've been around the Android block lately, you probably know that Google makes a few home screen alternatives to Android's default launcher. One's the Google Now Launcher, which puts Google Now, a card-based scroll of useful information, in the left-most panel. Another's the Pixel Launcher, a launcher exclusive to Google Pixel smartphones. Both are...

Nova Google Companion Allows Google Now Integration on Lollipop

Custom launchers offer much more customization options than the stock launchers that ship with your phone. Unfortunately, there are some really enticing features from the stock launcher that most custom launchers do not support. One of those features is the Google Now pane that is accessed by swiping towards the left. The Nova Launcher developer...

Google (Now) Launcher being discontinued by End of Q1 2017

Android Police have reported that Google has sent out emails informing OEMs that Google Now Launcher (GNL) is being discontinued with an almost immediate affect. The post explains that any new handsets with GNL preinstalled will not be certified by Google. Android Police's post references an email sent to OEMs that explains that they should...