Nokia introduces alternative home screen app for Android


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Nokia's hardware division may have been sold to Microsoft, but it seems the Finnish company's spun-off technologies group isn't done with the mobile space. Today they're announcing their first new project since the acquisition closed, a homescreen launcher for Android phones...

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Z Launcher rethinks the Android home screenby showing contextually-relevant app shortcuts instead of a static grid of icons.
I can't help but wonder that if this were the way phones always worked, if we would be excited about a launcher that allowed us to put our favorite shortcuts right on the homepage without waiting for the launcher to learn our preferences. Extra bonus, you can fit more than 5 and you won't find that an app is now missing from your homepage just because you haven't used it in a little while.

Cool idea.. but I'll stick with my ADW :)