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By cruzin_cruzing, Recognized Contributor on 12th April 2011, 04:53 AM
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New widget options on long-press:



When you are on a home screen and long press on a widget, you now see more options than before including shortcuts to the Application info and Market pages for the app. You can also quickly set up custom shortcuts using ADW’s menus rather than the standard Android process.

New app drawer functions on long press:



These new app drawer functions are probably the most impressive. You can now long press on apps from within the drawer to see a variety of options, giving you more control over the look and feel. You can also add folders directly in, plus a bunch of other shortcuts. After playing with the new app drawer for 30 seconds, you see how amazing these new tweaks will be once this thing gets fine-tuned and is ready for release.
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12th April 2011, 04:54 AM |#2  
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sweet just downloaded..

out of curiosity AnderWeb (sc) still work on this?

for a beta.. it's very.. alpha or RC phase imo..
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sweet just downloaded..

out of curiosity AnderWeb (sc) still work on this?

According to his posts on Twitter where I got this from, yes.
12th April 2011, 05:00 AM |#4  
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can you post his twitter account please.

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can you post his twitter account please.

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http://twitter.com/#!/anderwebs
16th April 2011, 06:04 AM |#6  
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wow I am surprised this is thread isn't getting attention. with so many ADW users I'm surprised I had to stumble upon the beta 2 version. I have been looking forward to a skinnable app drawer launcher for sooooo long and I love ADW.
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many people like Adw but as a launcher it does not have anything special. Lets say similar to Go launcher.
Adw has only cosmetic things. None of them are usefull very much.
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many people like Adw but as a launcher it does not have anything special. Lets say similar to Go launcher.
Adw has only cosmetic things. None of them are usefull very much.

I disagree with that statement..

second Hidden dock
adjustable column rows
drag and drop apps to the dockbar
probably more that i can't think of on the top of my head..

and to whoever said something about the dockbar background.. if you purchase ADW Ex it offers that feature to easily switch out the dockbar bg :x

Go Launcher is good don't get me wrong, (currently using it) just that only reason I'm not on ADW is cause my theme just works too well to not have the ability to have a looping theme.
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with Go launcher:
* you can kill applications
* you can hide icons
* you can uninstall
* you can create folders
* it has built-in task manager
* it has built-in recent

from straight app-drawer.

Adw has none of these. But it has many dock backgrounds, themes, fancy colors...etc.

You decide?
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Hidden dock in adw= best feature ever

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