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[APP][4.0+] Nova Launcher

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16th December 2014, 09:27 PM   |  #14771  
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I wouldn't say that it can't be done. It would just require the dev to develop all the code from scratch. So, it is highly unlikely.

Agreed. Nothing is impossible, but considering the amount of man hours these features would require Kevin to put in, I'm sure we'd be looking at a new launcher, with a price tag close to $20. Nobody would pay that much, so all the effort would be a waste of Kevin's time.
16th December 2014, 11:30 PM   |  #14772  
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I wouldn't say that it can't be done. It would just require the dev to develop all the code from scratch. So, it is highly unlikely.

Well yes I suppose he could code it all from scratch. But then there's also the issue of Google who might force him get rid of that feature at the threat of removing Nova from Play Store.

So I'd say it's more than highly unlikely to happen.
17th December 2014, 12:13 AM   |  #14773  
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Or he can just add swipe left gesture which works only on most left screen, so you can add any app or activity to it, and there you have it. Not good like original but i think that would be nice solution...
17th December 2014, 07:31 AM   |  #14774  
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Why should Kevin spend his limited development time on copying rather bad Google Now launcher features? There's cool stuff he can work on instead. Nobody would ask for a left screen Google now or a white app drawer if it wasn't for Google putting them in their launcher.
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17th December 2014, 02:51 PM   |  #14775  
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Why should Kevin spend his limited development time on copying rather bad Google Now launcher features? There's cool stuff he can work on instead. Nobody would ask for a left screen Google now or a white app drawer if it wasn't for Google putting them in their launcher.

Well i dont care for google now, i dont even have it in my country, but if many people wants it i dont see why not adding it, or something like it. And kevin made very big money out of this app so dont speak about limited development time. I love nova and i dont miss anything, but he sold over 1 million nova launcher prime for 4 bucks, even if that is not true information he must have earned atleast 1 million dollars. And people like you are speaking about limited development time rofl. I dont want anything from kevin, but when you say something like that its like he is doing everything for free
17th December 2014, 04:32 PM   |  #14776  
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Nova Launcher is a highly customizable launcher replacement based on the stock Android 4.x Launcher.

On 1-Dec-2014, I bought Nova launcher prime on Amazon but now I see it is not there. What happened?
17th December 2014, 05:04 PM   |  #14777  
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17th December 2014, 05:45 PM   |  #14778  
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On 1-Dec-2014, I bought Nova launcher prime on Amazon but now I see it is not there. What happened?

You should email him instead. Kevin doesn't check the forums any more.

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Well i dont care for google now, i dont even have it in my country, but if many people wants it i dont see why not adding it, or something like it. And kevin made very big money out of this app so dont speak about limited development time. I love nova and i dont miss anything, but he sold over 1 million nova launcher prime for 4 bucks, even if that is not true information he must have earned atleast 1 million dollars. And people like you are speaking about limited development time rofl. I dont want anything from kevin, but when you say something like that its like he is doing everything for free

It's really about cost-benefit ratio. Since there's no code available, Kevin would have to figure it out on his own. The amount of time that would take would take Kevin away from his family and other commitments, and would completely justify Kevin releasing the app as a new, much more expensive launcher. If he simply released an update to the existing launcher, then yes, he would essentially be doing all of that code work for free. Chris Lacy recently outlined this philosophy, prior to his release of Action Launcher 3, and I agree with his approach.

I think that if we, as users, are going to demand features from developers - features that require massive amounts of coding - then we should be willing to pay for updates. Remember, it's not about how much money devs have already made - it's a business for them... A way for them to feed their families. If they continue to release updates (ie free features), they don't generate repeat business, newsboy that their revenue stream is stagnant. I know you aren't making demands, but others do/will. Everyone needs to be prepared to pay a little bit more, if they want big, code-intensive updates.

*I just want to tell everyone that 1) no, I'm not a spokesperson for Nova, 2) I have no more information about future updates than you guys do, and 3) I'm basing my comments on my own personal opinion, plus comments I've read from other developers, regarding similar issues.
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On my GS5 with Lollipop I have a little problem with Telegram and the notification badge. I never get the right number. If I get one message the badge says 2 and so on. Does anyone else have the same problem on Telegram? Thanks
I tried also with Missed it but nothing changed.
Today, 01:31 AM   |  #14780  
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Nope. Doesn't help.

I'm not the only one:
https://plus.google.com/101968502033...ts/es8qheUMA5V

Is the dev here?

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I think I solved it! It was TeslaUnread causing the lag. I cleared data & cache for that, and Nova seems to back to normal now.

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