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  1. thequeenscheese

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    Ive just installed next launcher and was wondering if anyone else is running it?, how do you find battery life with it, can I now force stop or remove touchwizz to save battery etc? This is on my tab2 but I sure its generic and jll prob use it on the s3 if I get the rigbt answers..
     

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    From what I remember, you probably don't want to try & delete the system launcher. The S3 has plenty of memory & if it's set as the default, you'll never even know the stock launcher is there- why do it if you really don't need to?
     
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    i Have never heard of next launcher
     
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    Its by the Go devs
     
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    If you have to factory reset, and you somehow managed to remove touchwiz, you just made your device unusable.
     
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    Just remove all the widgets from the stock launcher and you'll be fine. But is any launcher really worth $15?
     
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    Thought as much ill see how it fairs on the tab2 for a while anyway but I do like it a lot very user friendly, only down side ive found is it doesntshow widgets as they will look but just a list of them..
     
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    OoOO now i know thanks
     
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    is it just Go Launcher without the spam. Or newly built from ground up?
    Id maybe pay that for a launcher if it got GLOWING reviews and Go left u alone :)
     
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    I think it's more like the Shell 3d launcher, and costs just as much, too. For $15 I'd want to be able to scroll through the screens telepathically lol.
     
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    to be honest, it adds nothing for me to go launcher that I need. I wouldn't even swap from Normal Go Launcher Ex if it was free.

    All tehse new fangled launchers only have gimmicks. None of them really add any functionality that I would use.
     
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    Lmao.
    What does Nova Prime cost? (I got it during the sale) :)
     
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    Nova Prime costs
     
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    I love it, coming from Go Launcher. And at 25p i couldnt not get it lol.
    That sale was unfare, it was 25
     
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    i use GO and havent really had any issues with it. what makes nova better?
     
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    Go is great as a free launcher for the features it has but its very old. Until you try a newer launcher you wont notice the difference in speed (i used Go for like 2-3 years) download the free nova, it should let you import the set-up you have on Go and you can always go back to Go, it doesnt dissapear or nuthin. Nova now caches the homescreen so when you press "home" from usin some heavy apps and its INSTANT.. no re-write of the screen.
    Basic Nova doesnt have the features of Go like hiding status bar, gestures etc but if you like it, you can upgrade to prime which has all the features and more :)
    I NEVER thought id leave Go. I still use thier sms and contacts app.... for now :)
     
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    well i have adw free, apex paid, go paid, launcher7 free, nemus free, nova free and regina pro.

    i did like nova but i thought go was better. i guess i will buy nova prime and try to use it for a week. also there is no option to import the settings from go to nova free.

    EDIT: also you can hide notification bar in nova free.
     
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    I downloaded this last night just to have a play for 15 minutes and get a refund but I loved it so much I have kept it. I agree there is no real extra functionality but it is simply stunning to use for those who like animations and 3d (which I do) and runs as smooth as silk.
     
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    spewy-which launcher are yoiu referring to?
     
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    Does the Go Launcher themes work in Next Launcher?
     
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    Sorry, the Next Launcher.
     
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    I have been using Action Launcher and it's the first launcher to really take a step outside of what everyone else is doing. It changes they way you use the app draw and I have been finding it a lot quicker to navigate then any other launcher I have used. It's still pretty basic but I am going to stick with it for now.
     

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