Meet Blur - a promising new Google Now launcher alternative with a twist

Meet Blur - a promising new Google Now launcher alternative with a twist
From the guys that brought us the Talon Twitter client, and the excellent EvolveSMS messaging app, now comes a new attempt at the Android launcher concept, called Blur. As crazy as it sounds, this gratis launcher attempts to take on the ultrapopular Google Now one, and introduces the ability to use it with third-party apps.

Any app that is tailored for the launcher, which, for now, are the developer's own Talon and EvloveSMS, can appear as a separate page on your homescreen, so you can just swipe around to get access to these tailored apps. This is different than the plethora of sidebar add-ons and launchers out there, and resembles the Google Now Launcher in a great way. Naturally, Blur also supports the goodies you can find with most popular interface replacements out there, like widgets, text, icons, homescreen and drawer grid resizing, landscape option, and so on. Hiding apps and unread counts are added as well. 

Even the "OK Google"  buzzword is active on Blur, so if you want to give a nice sidelined alternative to the Google Now launcher a try, hit the source link below. Make sure you watch the clip first, since a video is worth a thousand pictures, as the old saying goes.

Developer: Klinker AppsDownload: Android
Category: ToolsPrice: Free

FEATURED VIDEO

5 Comments

1. Genersis

Posts: 219; Member since: May 29, 2013

Very nice. Wouldn't mind trying this launcher out.

2. Duketytz

Posts: 534; Member since: Nov 28, 2013

It's a very good launcher until they screwed up after today's update. Hope they will fix it soon!

3. digitalfiz

Posts: 8; Member since: Apr 16, 2013

Does he keep saying deev instead of dev?

4. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

Well, I guess each frame of the video is one picture...

5. Windswept7

Posts: 10; Member since: Aug 16, 2014

*facepalm* - DEV not DEEV

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