***Everyone needs to see this video about a new launcher***
So I'm bored today because there are no new themes to try, I'm done for now with all the different testing I was doing, and Adrynalyne hasn't worked his magic and given us his usual new version of Superfrankenclean every three days or so. I swear he has the whole thing done through Honeycomb and is just releasing it in bits and pieces to torture and tease us and watch us come running like ducks in a public park when a person shows up with bread for them
So I decide I'll see what's new over at xda, and I stumble upon this gem just posted about three hours ago. (Thanks Daswolven for finding this) It is a new launcher in beta testing right now and it is UNBELIEVABLE!!!! It is called SPB Mobile Shell - Android 3D UI, and it looks like maybe it was debuted at Mobile World Congress. Best news is according to the developers it has been tested and works on the Samsung Galaxy S. You have to check out this YouTube video:
Anyone who wants to try it out and play with it can get it here: (Thanks cpark_12)
or here: (thanks pizzadude)
EDIT - And just so everyone knows, by starting this thread I was not trying to say we should all go out and load this up and make it our default launcher. It is still in Beta testing so there are going to be bugs. It definitely needs some things changed to make it more functional. Primary among the changes should be the level of customizing the end user can do with it. Everyone has different preferences as to how they want their launcher set up. That's why I'm such a big fan of Launcher Pro. I just wanted to share the video with everyone as I saw it as hopefully a glimpse of what the future may possibly hold for our Fascinate and Android phones in general. I think it is exciting.
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4shared.com has the beta version. heres the link
Install it, click activate, and you're gtg...i don't like the fact that you can't arrange icons where you want, but the graphics are great!
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- 03-15-2011, 06:59 PM #20
I imagine that more options will come since this is just a beta. Anyone try using bettercut on the icons?
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- 03-15-2011, 07:09 PM #21
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I remember when I used the Mobile Shell on my Omnia i920 to make my phone look like Android...
I wonder how this one will perform ON Android.
Just saw the video. That would be a bxtch to operate whilst driving! I'm good with Go Launcher EX.
- 03-15-2011, 07:16 PM #22
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And I agree with everyone who is saying it would be much better if it allowed for more customizing. Who knows how different it may be when it is officially released.