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Old November 16th, 2011, 07:14 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Okay, I was wrong: Launcher Pro > Blur on D3

For months I touted Blur on the D3 and attributed the sporadic lag to Android rather than Blur. Wrong times infinity. Launcher Pro takes less memory and has more functional features- plus the lag issues I was running into with the UI are gone.

Seems like a new device with Launcher Pro.

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Old November 17th, 2011, 05:54 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Can anyone else confirm this experience on their D3?

I know my OG Droid was super laggy, but I removed nearly all applications and took pics off the SD and it was snappy again (to let kids play Angry Birds on).

I have not had too much trouble on my D3, but it might be worth a try...
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Old November 17th, 2011, 10:07 AM   #3 (permalink)
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It is free, so try it yourself.
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I never thought about a launcher until I got sick of Blur's sluggishness. Launcher Pro is a huge improvement in the speed and smoothness of the device.
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Running steeldroid v3 and BLUR is snappy and works without lag
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Simply using Launcher Pro is an easier and safer option than going through the process of getting Steel on the device.

Still, nice to have the option
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LauncherPro ROCKS! The LauncherPro site also has tutorials on how to create icon packs and how to skin the LP widgets. There is also a section on theming and customization as well as tons of dock backgrounds.
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Old November 27th, 2011, 05:50 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I too have been using Launcher Pro for a while on my D3, but I still keep getting considerable lag and I am always yelling "COME ON, 'DUAL CORE'!!" when it acts up.
Mostly when I am in an app and I touch the home icon it will just show me my wallpaper and nothing for like 10 seconds and then when everything finally does pop up it takes another 5 just to start reacting to my gestures...
I love my D3 but lately its been just as laggy as my previous DX.
not to rant and hate but after 3 motorola droids i'm kinda over motorola
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Old December 8th, 2011, 02:56 PM   #9 (permalink)
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I just installed ADW ($0.10 in marketplace) and it also seems snappier, but I notice that Blur is still running in the background. Is there anyway to keep it from running in the background too?
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