Ever since the release of Samsung’s Galaxy S lineup, there’s been a debate between naysayers and supporters of Samsung’s TouchWiz launcher. Heck, ever since the major OEMs began releasing default launchers other than the stock Android version, people have been up in arms decrying such vile vandalism of Android’s natural state of being. What is the...

So you just got that sweet new launcher that we wrote about, but oops, you accidentally set TouchWiz as your default launcher? Well, if you are trying to reach the above pictured screen, here’s how: 1. Hit Menu > Settings > Applications: 2. Now select Manage Applications > Tab over to “All” > and scroll down to TwLauncher and select it: 3....

If you are a recent convert from the Apple camp or just a fan of the UI, we have some great news for you! Espier Launcher has just hit Android Market and it brings a fully skinned launcher with iOS exclusive features! As you can see in the screen capture above, besides the Android notification bar, it is quite difficult to tell the homescreen apart from that of an Apple...

Although Samsung’s UI customization is best known through their proprietary TouchWiz software, their San Jose Mobile Lab has just released a new Android-wide user interface dubbed Pure Breeze. The goal behind the Pure Breeze UI was to make navigation between apps a breeze by streamlining and building the interface around this idea. Although there are many different...

Last week we held our first ever Android Launcher Roundup/Showdown where we compared 4 of the most popular Android home screen replacement applications and crowned one winner: Go Launcher EX Sorry LeBron, even GO Launcher wins a ring Go Launcher EX was by far the best choice out of the pack with its astonishing list of features—many of them unique to its platform—combined...

[Spoiler Alert: If you want to skip to our article on How To customize your Infuse or Galaxy S device with the winner of this roundup, go here. If you are too lazy to read, watch my in-depth video guide!] Samsung’s flagship Android phones have all been rampant successes; the Galaxy S, Galaxy S II, and Infuse 4G have all received positive critic reviews in almost...

Start Launcher Version 2.1 Cost: Free bartwell (Developer Info) [ratings] Start Launcher will launch an application or a process when you either tap or hold onto the ‘Windows‘ (doesn’t work on ‘Start’) button on the top taskbar. You may add parameters to further define your actions. But if all you are looking for is another...

WkTASK Version 1.2.0.2 Cost: Free Wk Software Lab (Developer Info) [ratings] WkTASK shares features of both Task Manager and Program Launcher for Windows Mobile. You can switch all running programs smoothly like desktop Windows, and launch applications easily. WkTASK is a free application that truly closes an application with its cross sign (x). It...

Easy Today Launcher Easy Today Launcher Version 1.0 Cost: Free LoFFactory (Developer Info) [ratings] Easy Today Launcher lets you lay items out on the Today screen for easy accessibility. Rather than having to go to the program list, you can lay out almost any application or setting on your Samsung WinMo’s Today screen with the Easy Today Launcher. Once...

FingerPoint by ryhkowal FingerPoint N/A (1st Release) Cost: Free ryhkowal (Developer Info) [ratings] Launching an application on the Samsung Omnia through Samsung’s Program list by can be a challenge for some. The scroll bar are somewhat less sensitive at times and navigating using fingers is not the easiest of the tasks as well. Improvements have...