Who is still rocking HelixLauncher 1?

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  1. versusxiii

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    I know a lot of people have moved on to Helix 2, but I'm still using 1. It works for what I need it for, its faster, and I'm not a big fan of the 3D app drawer anyways.
     
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    +1 didnt like 2
    was to slow and didnt care for 3d
     
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    1 works great for me...no need to change imo...
     
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    2 slowed my phone down tremendously...I am sticking with 1 for now
     
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    still using 1 b/c of speed issues... plus, in 2, i can't do one real fast swipe and go to the end of my apps... have to swype over and over - 2 is much prettier though :)

    honestly, if it wasn't for the anchored apps at the bottom, i'd go with the stock launcher b/c it's so quick (even moreso than helix1 for me) - if there's a launcher out there that has the anchored apps AND the speed of stock, that would be nice...
     
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    helix launcher2 works fine for me, running rooted stock 2.1. helix launcher1 was ok except with occassional FC's running ebuddy or fring.
     
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    Helix 1 for me as well.
    2 is too slow for me.
     
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    Ditto

    On Helix 1 as well - speed and stability the reasons.
     
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    +1, still on helix launcher 1, but i use the 1.3 Beta2 version from the donating site (seems much stabler than launcher 2 and i love that you can hide shortcut names)
     
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    I have had both, currently using 2, but have swapped out here and there.
     
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    Same here. And my Helix 1 is from the donated site. GDE is my only other home, but I haven't used it in a long time.
     
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    Used 2 for a while but am currently back to 1. I can do without the 3D app drawer. I did like the 4 static apps though at the bottom. Wish the dev would add this to 1.