Re: Go Launcher Vs Nova Launcher.
For me, I'd have to side with Go.
When I started out with Android, I wanted more customisation features to really personalise each of my pages and some more. And Nova did the job brilliantly from choosing the number of to so much more. (On a side note, I believe Apex to be ridiculously similar to Nova, however, Apex wins it for me due to a few extra features and I like the blue/black colour scheme).
Eventually, though, you come to a point where you are at a standstill. Nova only goes so far. It simply extends the limits put forward by the stock firmware. That's when Go comes in.
It knows no boundaries.
It knows no limits.
It knows... Nothing.
In other words, the customisations available with Go are extraordinary. From choosing a set of random page transitions to controlling every minute details of all the apps, as well as providing one of the best app drawers I've seen so far. (The dang thing has a background apps killer inbuilt while displaying the amount of free ram available).
Currently, I use it with conjunction to Multilive Pictures Wallpaper as part of a 3D UI... The effects are astonishing. Sure there are better launchers out there purely for eye candy, but Go does it with the most stability and not going completely over the top.
Cons: Yes it comes with junk advertising. But when did hold and delete become so difficult?
It will need some extra RAM. But RAM for it to be used. Unused RAM is wasted RAM.
Battery life might take a minor hit. No avoiding that.
Go: Still the best launcher in my opinion. (Using in Note II).