Ara Wagoner was a staff writer at Android Central. She themes phones and pokes YouTube Music with a stick. When she's not writing about cases, Chromebooks, or customization, she's wandering around Walt Disney World. If you see her without headphones, RUN. You can follow her on Twitter at @arawagco.
It's the dogs days of summer, so beat the heat with a cool, new home screen! Whether you're beach-bound or couch-bound, there's a home screen theme to put some seasonal sizzle on your phone.
Once upon a time, unread notifications were ugly numbers on our app icons. Today, we’ve got choices for our notification badges, and the best ones live on Nova Launcher.
Another spring forward, another week of lost rhythm and painful mornings, and another year of wondering why we put ourselves through time changes at all these days.
Who says the Americans get to have all the fun? Canada Day celebrates Canada’s unity and culture, so let’s get some maple leaf on our home screens, eh?
Nova Launcher has long had notification badges, but they're getting a bit of an overhaul in the latest Nova Launcher Beta update, ditching unread counts for something a little more dynamic.
Nova Launcher's had a big spring for notification badges. First came the Dynamic Badges, and now the notification dots from Android O are coming to the launcher's beta.
There's no shortage of 'smart' launchers out there, and THING Launcher is trying to squeeze into the game with a launcher revolving around IFTTT-like recipes.
Merry Christmas! You just received a gift card to a digital store you don’t use! Here’s how to use it up or trade it for something you will use.
Give your home screen a royal makeover and take a shot at a new music widget with these lush, lovely, and licorice black themes for our favorite princesses ever.
Deadpool is the crude, rude, merc with a mouth, and he's got a heck of a design. He’s back with a bigger, badder film, and so we’re back with a bigger, badder theme!
Nova Launcher, one of Android’s most popular and customizable launchers, has a new accomplishment under its storied belt: over 50 million downloads on Google Play.
Halloween is a holiday devoted to dressing up in awesome costumes, playing tricks on our friends and soliciting sweet treats from total strangers. Get your phone dressed up for the event.
Home screens can be bright, they can be colorful, and they can be cheery, but some of the best home screens are none of these things. Some home screens are dark, and they are beautiful.