5.1-beta2 Mar 23, 2017
-Minor fixes

5.1-beta1 Mar 23, 2017

-Dynamic Badges - Badge icons with content from their notifications

We've been working on reinventing notification badges for some time now and are finally ready for testing by the masses.

Unread counts are often misleading. Partially due to API restrictions (I'll save the Android O discussion for another day, but short answer is that it's not going to fix counts). But also because every app counts things differently (messages vs conversations for example). Also the numbers get meaningless. I don't care if I have 3 messages or 5, I care who sent those messages.

Instead of numbers we focused on images. Dynamic Counts pulls images from notifications to badge your apps. For example contact images from messaging apps, album art from music apps, app icons from the Play Store. This also greatly improves the utility of badges on folder icons, where it can show the app, or apps, with notifications instead of just a big numeric count.

But don't worry if you love numeric counts, they're still around via TeslaUnread.
To try Dynamic Badges hit Nova Settings > Notification Badges > Badge Type > Dynamic
Requires Android 4.3+


Normally I go for a nice clean notification bar when sharing screenshots, but that wouldn't really work in this case :).

(May take a few hours to appear on your Google Play)
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
Older Versions:
Latest Stable APK: 5.0.3 Mar 6, 2017 http://teslacoilsw.com/tesladirect/download.pl?packageName=com.teslacoilsw.launcher&betaType=public&versionCode=50300
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