Pre-beta Z Launcher gets major speed bump with latest update

Z Launcher, which is a home screen alternative for Android-based devices, has announced that its just received its second major update. The launcher, currently in a limited pre-beta release, was created by the Nokia that wasn't sold off to Microsoft. With the new updates, you can see faster and more robust performance and some additional features.

Here are some of the features you can expect to see with the update:

  • Performance improvements
  • Design enhancements
  • New animations
  • Improved contacts search and listing in Z Launcher, more consistency in preserving your preferences across Z Launcher updates
  • Improved web search results
  • Improvements to "Call…" and "Text…" actions
  • Collapsing contacts so one person won't take up two spots on your Home screen (so you won't see "Call John" and "Text John" at the same time)
  • More reliable creation of "Call" and "Text" for the people you connect with the most
  • Reducing accidental app launch if you scribble too quickly
  • And many more bug fixes to improve the reliability of Z Launcher

Are you a Z Launcher pre-beta user? Let us know what you think of the experience after the update has been applied.

Source: Z Launcher

Chuong H Nguyen