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    How safe are they? Most Android launchers I see are developed over seas. I know Go launcher is based out of China and there laws differ from the U.S.A's in terms of privacy. Been looking into using Buzz launcher. Has anybody had any privacy problems with any Android launchers? Including Buzz launcher?
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    I haven't heard about problems related to launchers. I'm using Apex, which I like a lot. Nova is extremely popular. Aviater, lots more.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mrsmumbles View Post
    I haven't heard about problems related to launchers. I'm using Apex, which I like a lot. Nova is extremely popular. Aviater, lots more.
    Would you recommend Apex?
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    Sure! Try it or Nova. I think the free version of Apex has more features than the free version of Nova. They're both really good.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mrsmumbles View Post
    Sure! Try it or Nova. I think the free version of Apex has more features than the free version of Nova. They're both really good.
    I like Apex and thinking of buying the premium versions for all the extra features Does the notifier work for you?
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    I like Apex and thinking of buying the premium versions for all the extra features Does the notifier work for you?
    I'm not sure if you meant notifications? Yes, they work!
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    If you stick to the larger, more popular launchers you'll be fine. Nova is a favorite of mine. Though, apex and Go are good ones as well - there are plenty of others good launchers, so take a look at a few and read through the comments to see if there's anything worth noting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrsmumbles View Post
    I'm not sure if you meant notifications? Yes, they work!
    Bought Pro for Apex its a really awesome launcher!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Poltergeist93 View Post
    Bought Pro for Apex its a really awesome launcher!

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    Good, I'm glad you're enjoying it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mrsmumbles View Post
    Good, I'm glad you're enjoying it.
    Was thinking about trying out and buying GoLauncher but they seem a little shady a Chinese developer has a employee who data mines. :o

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    Quote Originally Posted by Poltergeist93 View Post
    Was thinking about trying out and buying GoLauncher but they seem a little shady a Chinese developer has a employee who data mines. :o

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    It has a huge amount of downloads, so I'd think if they were doing anything dishonest someone would have caught it by now. It's up to you, but it seems pretty safe to try. :-)

    Edit: Or maybe leave Go alone. I'm seeing they may be doing suspicious things. :/
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    Quote Originally Posted by mrsmumbles View Post
    It has a huge amount of downloads, so I'd think if they were doing anything dishonest someone would have caught it by now. It's up to you, but it seems pretty safe to try. :-)

    Edit: Or maybe leave Go alone. I'm seeing they may be doing suspicious things. :/
    See! Being sneaky lol. Data mining and such. Very sneaky Chinese developer. I wonder if the developers of Apex Launcher are Chinese :o

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    I don't think you have to worry about Apex launcher.They have been around for awhile .Alot of people use and like Apex.
    I just prefer Nova Prime,its just what I got use too.

    Quote Originally Posted by Poltergeist93 View Post
    See! Being sneaky lol. Data mining and such. Very sneaky Chinese developer. I wonder if the developers of Apex Launcher are Chinese :o
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    I don't know they could be some sneaky people from anywhere ,lol. I'm joking
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    I like aviate on all my droids

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