Launchers, which one do you like?

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  1. SwagTech

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    I recently made my biggest purchase from the app market ever. I downloaded SPB Shell 3D for $14.95!!! However I love it. It was exactly what I was looking for. I love the animations. I must admit there are a few free launchers that I have used that actually perform slightly better, but again its about the animations with me and the constant discovery of new features within the launcher. For this I don't mind paying developers for doing something that I wish I could do.

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    I just recently stopped using the stock launcher. I decided to try out the latest nova beta and am enjoying it. I may take the leap and buy the premium version.

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    I agree, I started using Nova after my stock launcher as well. I believe that its the best close to stock launcher there is.

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    I am using Apex, which is similar to Nova. Close to stock, with added features. Launchers are very much personal preference though. I still kinda prefer the vertical scrolling drawer over the horizontal offering.
     
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    THIS

    tried a whole bunch of launchers and then i found Apex. never looked back.
     
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    Agree on Apex - the market version is nice but they are still releasing some beta versions which offer more customization options...definitely worth checking out!
     
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    I use go launcher.
     
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    i use NOVA.


    APEX sux-- force closes, reboots, blank screens, and lag, which is unfortunate because it offers more features than NOVA.
     
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    the beta version is only free until the 30th. it only offers a couple extra gestures anyway.
     
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    True, it is a limited beta license but it is worth donating to the devs if it works for you (meaning me or anyone else who uses it)...luckily, we have many choices so no one is stuck with just one.

    One of the features that Apex offers in the beta that I don't think any other launcher offers is the ability to add 1x1 widgets to the dockbar...that is pretty cool IMO...
     
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    I can't seem to get Apex on my bionic. Even tried sideloading it with no success. It's not compatible with Bionic according to market. I'm running eclipse 2.2 and I shouldn't have a problem with it. Same with NOVA, so I have to use Go Launcher. I would really like to try Apex tho

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    Apex and Nova are restricted to devices running Android 4.0 only. You'll have to find a ICS Rom for the Bionic to be able to try them.

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