• Video: Pixel Launcher First Look and Tour!

    Video: Pixel Launcher First Look and Tour!

    With the Pixel Launcher floating around for sideloading fun (download here), we installed it on a couple of devices and decided to take it for a quick spin on camera.This version feels quite final and polished and completely worth a deeper look now that it has changed names from Nexus to Pixel.
  • Nova Launcher Beta Update Includes Pixel Launcher Setup

    Nova Launcher Beta Update Includes Pixel Launcher Setup

    I’ve got it all setup in the image above, but Kevin Barry (Nova Launcher creator) offers up the following instructions to get you into a similar look.As for the rest of the update, the full changelog is below.
  • Google's Wallpapers App Now Available on Google Play for All Devices

    Google's Wallpapers App Now Available on Google Play for All Devices

    When the Pixel Launcher was first leaked, a wallpaper picker was leaked right alongside it.This morning, that wallpaper app is officially available for all Android devices straight from Google Play.
  • Google Now Launcher May Retire in a Few of Weeks

    Google Now Launcher May Retire in a Few of Weeks

    The email states that because Google’s Google Search Launcher Services library is now out of testing and available to be used by OEMs, the Google Now Launcher no longer needs to be around.For those curious, the Google Search Launcher Services library is essentially the swipe over into Google Now that you get on the Google Now Launcher to access Now cards.