If you just upgraded to the latest Apex launcher and noticed that your phone is painfully slow now, this is relevant to your interest.
I got my super sick speed back by disabling the "resize any widget" option under apex's advanced settings menu.
ssewk2x aka Efpophis
Verizon Fascinate (retired)
AT&T Note II - PAC-man (whatever nightly I managed to flash last), Devil kernel (latest, possibly my own custom build)