Who is still rocking HelixLauncher 1?

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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.
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    I am still on Helix1 and love it. I see no need for the 3D app drawer. The main reason for 7 screens is so I never have to open the app drawer. I couldn't tell you if it was 3D or not.
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    I'm still on Helix1. I've tried 2 and, like everyone else, found it slower. I did like being able to hide the notification bar and icon names in 2, but I'll take the speed over those.

    For those using the donate Helix 1 Beta, does that version give the ability to hide the notification bar?
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    Never tried Helix 2. I have no need for a 3d app drawer.. I had it earlier and didn't like it.
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    Tried Helix2 first (right after it released on 2.1 non rooted version) I liked it a bunch but I did not like the lag inbetween some programs. I uninstalled it & gave Helix a go. I find it is working much better for me. It seems more responsive.(I loved the look of the glass shelf but I am also a big fan of simple)

    When I need 3-d esq icon action I use ultimate faves.
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    Used H2 for a while and I liked it, ran pretty good for me also. However H1 was still faster so I moved back. H1 > H2 > Launcher1/Home > All.
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    still use H! not a big fan of the 3d app drawer ran smooth but just did not care for it
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    I use helix 1 because helix2 crashes if you try to use battery left widget.
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    Never tried 2 due to all of the negative feedback I have read on here. Still using 1 with zero issues.