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  1. mitz101

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    The layout is great in my opinion!
    pretty smooth and has some great animations, the 3D view is awesome:D
    and around 5mb including data i think its a bit bigger than go launcher and launcher pro.
     

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    Oh so this has finally hit.

    Not tried it myself. Expensive...
     
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    Love the look of it on youtube. Think I will wait to see what support it gets in the way of widgets, bugs ironed out etc.

    But as my desire is not rooted, I don't think I would have the space to run this app without move to sd card first.

    Maybe on my next android phone - bring on those quad core monsters :)
     
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    yee it is a bit expensive but think its worth it

    as for the size, i have mine installed on the sd card, non rooted aswell works a charm:D
     
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    It looks lovely! Especially the messaging app I saw in one video.
    Oh and World time looks great, but $15 for a launcher!?

    Ouch...

    Still tempting though hehe

    Seen another video, folders look great as well.
    Just checked market, so it's
     
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    At the time being, it's not worth it- it lacks tons of features even free launchers has.
     
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    I think it looks really cool. And I can see that for some phones, and I'm thinking really basic android handsets or ones like LG's old android UI, it would be really good.

    But for top notch handsets like the HTC range, or the Samsung Galaxy's and so on, I really don't think it's necessary. I tried it and for all they go on about how amazing it is, I really don't see what is so revolutionary about it. It doesn't really add anything to any of the other launchers. And, it's something ridiculous like
     
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    Agree. Thought that when I first saw the video for it. If anything, its novelty value.

    Would definitely try it for free but wouldn't pay £10 plus transaction fee to try it. 24 hours isn't enough time to try something if you think it might be good. If you think you hate it then that is obvious very early on but if you like it, it takes time to miss some features
     
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    24 hours?
    Isn't it 15 minutes now on market for a refund?
     
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    Yeh it's now 15 minutes.

    Oh, finally. Honestly I thought the stupid transaction thing was just my bank. It is the most frustrating thing, and google still haven't addressed it in anyway. Given the success of android, I am amazed it hasn't had more publicity. I was beginning to think it was just me. In fact, I have now almost completely stopped buying market apps. A
     
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    Transaction fee, that's news to me.
    Haven't been charged one of them just the price of the app and sometimes tax if it's EU based dev.
     
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    The overseas transaction fee is my bank / visa or whatever. Santander.

    I knew it was supposed to be going to 15 minutes with the new market, but it didnt go live at the same time. Is 15 minutes definite now? If so, I'll be buying a lot less apps.
     
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    Yup Its 15mins in most cases now. I am not going to buy apps unless I am absolutely sure I need it
     
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    It looks really, really nice, but with a price like that, especially when compared to Launcherpro Plus, it really can just bollocks.
     
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    Ah I'm Natwest Visa and don't think I've ever been charged.

    15 mins isn't great - all the apps I have downloaded have 15 mins.
    I don't mind but not when it's a
     
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    Transaction fees are very rare, I heard of them mostly coming from places like Sweden and UK because the seller is located in places like Singapore or Brasil or something like that, I haven't gotten any fees myself.

    Yeah 15 minutes isn't great, I removed my CC info right the day it was changed from 24h to 15min but I readded it a week ago to get Wave Launcher and Circle Launcher.
     
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    SPB Shell - overpriced for what it offers...
     
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    It looks cool, but it's too expensive
    hope they'll make a free version
     
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    Nationwide doesn't charge overseas as well I think.
     
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    Sorry to go off course, but its been like that for months and months and months now. So it obviously doesnt bother you as you havent noticed, so no need to buy less apps :) (many people object, but don't take into account it may not affect them).


    The launcher is cool, but not worth
     
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    I have previously bought many apps, but there are few I need to buy now. The apps I have bought recently, I knew that I wanted them and there wasn't really anything that wasn't to like.

    what I am saying is I am much less likely to take a punt on something like I previously would have done.
     
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    I had to check my Barclays account to see if Ive been hit by transaction fee but thankfully It hasnt. What a stupid idea! I wonder If the fee applies to those buying from Amazon app store??
     
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    Going back through my statements, it looks like almost every purchase I am hit with
     
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    Damn thats bang out of order! Very very sneaky of google. Were we even warned about it??
     
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