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  • TeslaCoil Software
    Everything, 2010 - present
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    Software Developer, 2009 - 2010
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Send support requests to support@teslacoilsw.com , I don't use Google+ for that.
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Nova Launcher 4.0.2beta1 Jun 22, 2015

-Add multiple apps to the desktop at once (Long-press empty space > Widgets > Apps or folder)
-Fix unable to open "Messaging" app on LG G4
-Support adding "Direct dial" shortcuts on SGS6
-Fixes and optimizations

Join this community then opt-in to betas at https://play.google.com/apps/testing/com.teslacoilsw.launcher
Or download the APK http://teslacoilsw.com/tesladirect/download.pl?packageName=com.teslacoilsw.launcher&betaType=public

TeslaUnread 3.9.1BETA June 22, 2015
-Updated interface
-Support SGS6 Email app
-Support official Outlook app
-Improve reliability
Internet permission added for crash reporting during beta period

Join this community then opt-in to betas at https://play.google.com/apps/testing/com.teslacoilsw.notifier
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Dealing with some issues on a stock AT&T Galaxy S5 and major issues on a stock AT&T Note 3
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Nova Launcher 4.0 Stable
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.teslacoilsw.launcher

Finally a stable release! After 8 months of development, 14 private alphas and 16 public betas, #materinova is finally ready for stable release.
With this update, Nova Launcher fully embraces Material Design and Lollipop. In addition to cosmetic and animation changes, there are also dozens of functionality improvements such as previews in settings, more control over the icon layout for desktop, dock, drawer and folders, a new grouped widget picker, pull to search in the drawer and widget search.


To the beta users, thanks for testing and providing all the feedback. I know sometimes stable releases after a lawn beta can be a bit of a yawn as you've been using it for weeks, so I've snuck a few small extras into the 4.0 stable release that weren't in the betas.
1) Three bundles wallpapers in the wallpaper picker (And seen in the screenshots)
2) Circle App Animation (Nova Settings > Look and Feel > App Animation > Circle)

Also now that the beta is over, please remember to leave a review on the Play Store and +1 the Nova Launcher page.
The highly customizable, performance driven, home screen Accept no substitu...
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This is taking more than 400mb on Note 4. Why is that? +Kevin Barry​
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#materinova.29 May 1, 2015
Design tweaks
Fix adding blank screen not always being available
Improve performance
Add setting for Dock Remember Position
Fix dock overlap on some configurations

(May take a few hours to appear on your Google Play)
Join this community then opt-in to betas at https://play.google.com/apps/testing/com.teslacoilsw.launcher
Or download the APK

Apkmirror:
http://www.apkmirror.com/apk/teslacoil-software/nova-launcher/

TeslaCoil:
http://teslacoilsw.com/tesladirect/download.pl?packageName=com.teslacoilsw.launcher&betaType=public
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+Kevin Barry​ reported this multiple times already without acknowlegement. Changing icons manually get extremely blurry on android 4.4.4 or 5.0.2.
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Its more stable now. However, when I set a wallpaper nova appears twice. When i turn off and on the phone I still miss some apps on the mainscreen and the icons of the carpets are smaller than the icons of it each time I open them.
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#materinova.24
Setting for Dock Height Padding
Two line labels (Uncheck Icon Layout > Single-line)
More granular control over icon label size
Fix custom drawer icons not sticking in some configurations
Optimizations

(May take a few hours to appear on your Google Play)
Join this community then opt-in to betas at https://play.google.com/apps/testing/com.teslacoilsw.launcher
Or download the APK

Apkmirror:
http://www.apkmirror.com/apk/teslacoil-software/nova-launcher/

TeslaCoil:
http://teslacoilsw.com/tesladirect/download.pl?packageName=com.teslacoilsw.launcher&betaType=public
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+Kevin Barry​ Still having trouble where icons get extremely blurry when manually changed. Xperia Z3c running stock 4.4.4
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#materinova .22
Fix FC when animations are disabled

#materinova.21
Minor visual updates
Fix folder preferences not taking affect immediately
Fix theme list not loading until touched
Fix desktop scroll effects in landscap
Fix drawer transition not respecting animation speed
Additional fixes for app on sdcard
Adjusted folder padding when icon labels are hidden
Fix remember position in drawer
Fix dock not returning to default page
Improved performance for some device configurations

(May take a few hours to appear on your Google Play)
Join this community then opt-in to betas at https://play.google.com/apps/testing/com.teslacoilsw.launcher
Or download the APK

Apkmirror:
http://www.apkmirror.com/apk/teslacoil-software/nova-launcher/

TeslaCoil:
http://teslacoilsw.com/tesladirect/download.pl?packageName=com.teslacoilsw.launcher&betaType=public
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+Richino Archer​ this same on lg g3
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Nova Launcher 4.0 Stable
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.teslacoilsw.launcher

Finally a stable release! After 8 months of development, 14 private alphas and 16 public betas, #materinova is finally ready for stable release.
With this update, Nova Launcher fully embraces Material Design and Lollipop. In addition to cosmetic and animation changes, there are also dozens of functionality improvements such as previews in settings, more control over the icon layout for desktop, dock, drawer and folders, a new grouped widget picker, pull to search in the drawer and widget search.


To the beta users, thanks for testing and providing all the feedback. I know sometimes stable releases after a lawn beta can be a bit of a yawn as you've been using it for weeks, so I've snuck a few small extras into the 4.0 stable release that weren't in the betas.
1) Three bundles wallpapers in the wallpaper picker (And seen in the screenshots)
2) Circle App Animation (Nova Settings > Look and Feel > App Animation > Circle)

Also now that the beta is over, please remember to leave a review on the Play Store and +1 the Nova Launcher page.
The highly customizable, performance driven, home screen Accept no substitu...
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+Kevin Barry now that this is done, what about WidgetLocker? I would definitely purchase it again if it was updated
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#materinova.30 May 8, 2015
Updated Wallpaper Picker UI
UI/Animation optimizations
Fixes and translations

(May take a few hours to appear on your Google Play)
Join this community then opt-in to betas at https://play.google.com/apps/testing/com.teslacoilsw.launcher
Or download the APK

Apkmirror:
http://www.apkmirror.com/apk/teslacoil-software/nova-launcher/

TeslaCoil:
http://teslacoilsw.com/tesladirect/download.pl?packageName=com.teslacoilsw.launcher&betaType=public
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OK
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#materinova.27
Animation optimizations
Fix overly attached searchbar widget
Fix adding apps to folders from settings not sticking
Additional fixes for apps on sdcard
Fix FCs

(May take a few hours to appear on your Google Play)
Join this community then opt-in to betas at https://play.google.com/apps/testing/com.teslacoilsw.launcher
Or download the APK

Apkmirror:
http://www.apkmirror.com/apk/teslacoil-software/nova-launcher/

TeslaCoil:
http://teslacoilsw.com/tesladirect/download.pl?packageName=com.teslacoilsw.launcher&betaType=public
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Can you please check mail and fix the little problem on keeping focus on app thingie? I even made a video :p
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#materinova.25
Fix icon scaling when labels are disabled
Fix 10" tablets not respecting padding preferences
Fix touch feedback when system animations are disabled
Optimizations

(May take a few hours to appear on your Google Play)
Join this community then opt-in to betas at https://play.google.com/apps/testing/com.teslacoilsw.launcher
Or download the APK

Apkmirror:
http://www.apkmirror.com/apk/teslacoil-software/nova-launcher/

TeslaCoil:
http://teslacoilsw.com/tesladirect/download.pl?packageName=com.teslacoilsw.launcher&betaType=public
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Agree with +Brandon Delcamp
Please add an option to disable app search inside the drawer.
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#materinova.23
Fix for apps on sdcard shortcuts not persisting on some devices
Fix desktop shadows disappearing
Fixes for RTL languages
Optimizations
Updated translations

(May take a few hours to appear on your Google Play)
Join this community then opt-in to betas at https://play.google.com/apps/testing/com.teslacoilsw.launcher
Or download the APK

Apkmirror:
http://www.apkmirror.com/apk/teslacoil-software/nova-launcher/

TeslaCoil:
http://teslacoilsw.com/tesladirect/download.pl?packageName=com.teslacoilsw.launcher&betaType=public
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+Shahabaj Sheikh Increase the grid size, icon size or the label size
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Sorry guys, one more update tonight, this is important as #.19 can lose your desktop contents. Please update to #.20!

#materinova.20
Fix bug that can cause desktop contents to be lost
Fix FC

(May take a few hours to appear on your Google Play)
Join this community then opt-in to betas at https://play.google.com/apps/testing/com.teslacoilsw.launcher
Or download the APK

APKMirror:
http://www.apkmirror.com/apk/teslacoil-software/nova-launcher/

TeslaCoil:
http://teslacoilsw.com/tesladirect/download.pl?packageName=com.teslacoilsw.launcher&betaType=public
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This version fixes the loosing of home screen apps. But... now sometimes the SD card doesn't initialize. Only after shutdown and boot it appears after a while.
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