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Nokia Z Launcher is an Android home screen replacement, has nothing to do with Microsoft

Nokia may have sold most of its mobile phone business to Microsoft for over $7 billion. But there are still a few folks at Nokia working on phone-related projects… like an Android app launcher called Z Launcher. It’s a replacement for the Android home screen which learns from the way you use your phone and presents […]

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Firefox Launcher for Android is a contextual home screen (coming soon)

Mozilla’s Firefox web browser is already available for Android. Soon you may be able to replace your home screen with Mozilla software as well. Mozilla and EverythingMe are working on a new app called Firefox Launcher. Like EverythingMe’s existing home screen app, Firefox Launcher is a contextual app launcher. That means instead of showing you […]

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Bring a little of Ubuntu Phone OS to Android with Glovebox

Ubuntu Phone OS is an upcoming mobile operating system based on Ubuntu Linux. Among other things, it has a touch-based user interface that’s different from anything we’ve seen on smartphones so far, including a side panel which lets you launch frequently used programs just by sliding your thumb from the edge of the screen. But […]