Company behind GO Launcher funded $20 million by Chinese software companies
0. phoneArena 14 Nov 2013, 09:02 posted on
Sungy Mobile, the developer behind one of the most successful apps in the Google Play Store - GO Launcher, was financed with $20 million by Kingsoft and Qihoo360, two of China's major security and antivirus software developers...
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1. danwatson (Posts: 102; Member since: 03 Jan 2012)
I was one of them. Switched to Nova about a year ago...not sure if Go Launcher has improved since then but I do like Nova
2. GeekMovement (Posts: 1521; Member since: 09 Sep 2011)
Same boat, used to be crazy about everything Go Launcher/Go Locker had to offer, switched to Nova and couldn't be happier (:
7. RebelwithoutaClue (Posts: 1201; Member since: 05 Apr 2013)
Same here :) Only thing I sometimes miss, are those nifty scroll effects in prime. But nova seems faster/smaller. And it irrated a lot you couldnt change icons manually in the drawer of Go Launcher.
3. Cyberchum (Posts: 286; Member since: 24 Oct 2012)
Nova this, nova that. I'm yet to see how it's better than Apex or Holo launchers. If anything, I prefer Holo to them all mainly because Go and Next are memory hog.
4. Napalm_3nema (Posts: 1290; Member since: 14 Jun 2013)
I like Nova and Apex. GEL is nice, but still prefer the first two. Haven't used Holo.
6. GeekMovement (Posts: 1521; Member since: 09 Sep 2011)
I hear Apex is good, haven't seen Holo yet, but Nova is def good for a launcher we shouldn't brush it off to the side.
5. Whateverman (Posts: 3233; Member since: 17 May 2009)
I think Go Launcher is the best home replacement on Android, but Nova may take its place on my phone. Go is getting a little too annoying with all the constant reminders to update, and try new apps. I can understand them wanting us to try thier new stuff but give us a freakin break.
8. steelew (Posts: 75; Member since: 04 Jun 2012)
I like Nova better than APEX but only because I started using Nova after APEX and got used to it. I tried to go back to APEX but the icon spacing is different and I would have to rejigger my wallpaper (shelves) to make it look right. The only thing I miss in APEX is the ability to lock the icons on the home screen from the homescreen menu instead of going into Nova settings...but that's minor so I just hinted to Nova to include that feature.