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[APP][4.1+] Launch Now - Google Now shortcut replacement

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SweSnow

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Launch Now

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Launch Now is a Google Now shortcut replacement app which can be launched in the same way as the Google Now app. By swiping upwards from the home button or from the lockscreen you can launch the app and it will allow you to launch any app that you like. When launched the app prompts the user with a dialog containing customizable apps which can be launched. A possible use case scenario would be if you use Twitter alot you can put your favourite Twitter app in one of the slots and access it at any time by simply swiping up from the home button or the lockscreen. The app is very fast and fluid and is in active development so more is to come soon. I've attached a free test version with 2 app slots that you guys can try out. Enjoy!

Here's the play store link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.simon.LaunchNow

The youtube video shows the functionality pretty good:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=XohEHWGrFHI

Just so you know; you can still access Google Now with this app installed, just add it as one of the launch options.

If you have any questions or requests whatsoever I'll be sure to answer them here :)
 
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MFire

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Are you ever going to update the paid version of the app on the Play Store? You do realize version 0.4 is not working, right?

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SweSnow

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Are you ever going to update the paid version of the app on the Play Store? You do realize version 0.4 is not working, right?

Sent from my Galaxy Nexus using Tapatalk 2

I've been away from home for a couple of days but I'm back now and yes I'm aware of the problems (although I can't seem to recreate them on my nexus). The current plan is to start working on the update as soon as I get home from school tomorrow which would be in about 16 hours from when this post is made. Shouldn't be too hard to fix.
 

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    Launch Now

    riu7va.jpg


    Launch Now is a Google Now shortcut replacement app which can be launched in the same way as the Google Now app. By swiping upwards from the home button or from the lockscreen you can launch the app and it will allow you to launch any app that you like. When launched the app prompts the user with a dialog containing customizable apps which can be launched. A possible use case scenario would be if you use Twitter alot you can put your favourite Twitter app in one of the slots and access it at any time by simply swiping up from the home button or the lockscreen. The app is very fast and fluid and is in active development so more is to come soon. I've attached a free test version with 2 app slots that you guys can try out. Enjoy!

    Here's the play store link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.simon.LaunchNow

    The youtube video shows the functionality pretty good:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=XohEHWGrFHI

    Just so you know; you can still access Google Now with this app installed, just add it as one of the launch options.

    If you have any questions or requests whatsoever I'll be sure to answer them here :)