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What launcher do you use?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by ZDroid1, Sep 10, 2010.

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What launcher do you use the most?

  1. Touch Wiz (stock)

    45 vote(s)
    15.2%
  2. Launcher Pro

    203 vote(s)
    68.6%
  3. ADW.Launcher

    32 vote(s)
    10.8%
  4. Other (post in thread)

    16 vote(s)
    5.4%
  1. ZDroid1

    ZDroid1 Android Enthusiast
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    I keep going back and forth between launcher pro and touch wiz. Launcher pro is cooler but it seems to cause some lag. So my vote is touch wiz. For now.
     

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    That's the first time I've ever heard anyone say that Touchwiz caused less lag than Launcher Pro. Or any launcher for that matter.
     
  3. ZDroid1

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    It does. It also causes my live wallpapers to freeze.

    You do know that when you use other launchers, touch wiz strays running in the background at all times.
     
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    not if you use home switcher and set launcher pro or whatever launcher you want to use as the default
     
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    I've gone back and forth between TW and Launcher Pro and settled on Launcher Pro for some time now. I also tried ADW for a while, but for me, it almost has too many options. Launcher Pro is very smooth and does the job great for me.


    That's true, but I wonder if you ever launch Touchwiz while Launcher pro is set by default, does it continue to run in the background until you reboot...
     
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    I use launcher pro just because everyone else does I feel, I dont really think that I use any of the features.

    On a side note (please dont get angry) does anyone elses contacts icon in the dock say could not launch the requested activity when pressed?
     
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    yeah i had to go and long click and change shortcut , applications-contact that fixed it for me
     
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    I tried launcher pro coming from ahem iphone but I like ADW. All of the features I want are there and you don't have to pay for the default stuff like widget resizing etc.
     
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    I'm using launcher pro. For the first two weeks i stayed at Touchwiz. Never tried ADW.
     
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    I'm going to try launcher pro again just to confirm. I could have sworn touch wiz was always running in the background, and I used Home Switch.
     
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    No lag here with LP but a tiny bit with TW but not enough to bother me. I just prefer LPP
     
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    I like ADW Launcher the best. I just like the design of it best, and the options it gives its users. There are a few others besides ADW and Launcher pro I really like as well, but didn't feel as refined as ADW.
     
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    Bought Launcher Pro Plus and I don't regret it. Definitely worth spending a few dollars to support a good app. Runs like a champ, and they're custom widgets are nice too.
     
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    Launcher Pro Plus here as well. I used to swap between ADW and LPP, but the FC's on ADW get a little out of hand. Launcher Pro just seems more stable and a bit snappier.
     
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    Viagra :D

    Sorry - couldn't help it.
     
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    The popularity of Launcher Pro is amazing so far (over 75%).
     
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    Launcher Pro is amazingly good, but it is a bit slower than stock launcher.

    I love going portrait in the home screens, but the icons are crunched together
     
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    I stayed with stock for about a week, and the longer I stay with LP Plus the more of a devotee I become :) The dev keeps pumping out some pretty fantastic widgets and I love the flexibility.
     
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    I love launcher pro for three main reasons:

    1. Can go landscape on homescreens.
    2. Can hide apps in the appdrawer
    3. (and best) Multiple docks means I can have a very minimalist phone. I'm down to 3 homescreens and I'm about to free up some more space as there's a widget I no longer use. =)
     
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    Used ADW at first, but have been using LauncherPro for at least a month. Seems more customizable to me.
     
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    You call that minimalist?

    I have one home screen, one dock only. Two widgets on home screen: news and engadget. Two widgets in notification bar: temperature and battery level.

    Now THAT is minimalist.

    Just the icons I use the most. All I need at one glance.
     
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    k... didn't realize we were having a minimalist showdown.
     
  23. ZDroid1

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    Don't be upset. I'm just an extreme minimalist so the word triggered a challenge for some reason. Sorry. I need to calm down. :)
     
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    I use LauncherPro, but does anyone know how to make some of the dock buttons invisible or completely removed?
     
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    You do realize that having a competitive reaction here kind of destroys your minimalist credentials dontcha?

    By reacting to my post you prove to us and yourself that you actually are not a minimalist. If you were, you would have never found yourself within our ring of comparisons.

    edit: this was funny when I drunkenly posted it. I was joking. Sober: not so much. It's all good buddy! =)
     

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