Software

Screenshots: Five Android home screens that are better than the default

Nova Launcher

Nova Launcher is, without a doubt, my favorite of the bunch. But don’t immediately settle for the free version. With Nova, go directly to the Prime version to gain even more features. What features, you ask? Added gesture support, unread counts, custom drawer groups, hide apps, icon swipes, added scroll effects—definitely worth paying a bit extra.

By Jack Wallen

Jack Wallen is an award-winning writer for TechRepublic and Linux.com. He’s an avid promoter of open source and the voice of The Android Expert. For more news about Jack Wallen, visit his website jackwallen.com.