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Nova Launcher 5.0.2-beta2 Feb 10, 2017

-Fix some gesture issues

Nova Launcher 5.0.2-beta1 Feb 10, 2017

-Fancy shortcut menu animation
-Fixes and optimizations

TeslaUnread 5.0.7-beta1
-Support the new Google Voice
-Fixes and optimizations


(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
and
https://play.google.com/apps/testing/com.teslacoilsw.notifier


Or download the APKs http://teslacoilsw.com/tesladirect/download.pl?packageName=com.teslacoilsw.launcher&betaType=public
http://teslacoilsw.com/tesladirect/download.pl?packageName=com.teslacoilsw.notifier&betaType=public


Older Versions:
Latest Stable APK: 5.0.1 Dec 20, 2016 http://teslacoilsw.com/tesladirect/download.pl?packageName=com.teslacoilsw.launcher&betaType=public&versionCode=50100



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Happy Holidays Everyone!

To celebrate we wanted to send everyone gingerbread Nova Launcher cookies, but the shipping and handling just wasn't feasible.

Instead we're offering Nova Launcher Prime at the minimum price! Normally $5, now only $0.99 (or the minimum Google Play price in your country, yes only 10 INR in India!).

Also we might have some stocking stuffers to give away either on the Nova communities (Screenshots https://plus.google.com/communities/103449253667195874971/stream/8f35b558-cd65-43fe-94aa-c7389ebf01a4 or Beta https://plus.google.com/communities/113183067148724183791 ) or @Nova_Launcher https://twitter.com/Nova_Launcher.

Sale ends January 1st

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5.0-beta9b Nov 18, 2016

-Demote Weather to Labs (Sorry!)
-Fixes and performance improvements


(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:
Previous Beta APK: 5.0-beta8 Oct 27, 2016 http://teslacoilsw.com/tesladirect/download.pl?packageName=com.teslacoilsw.launcher&betaType=public&versionCode=49908
Latest Stable APK: 4.3.1 May 3, 2016 http://teslacoilsw.com/tesladirect/download.pl?packageName=com.teslacoilsw.launcher&betaType=public&versionCode=43100


Unfortunately we've decided to demote weather in the searchbar to labs for now (Nova Settings > Long-press volume down for Labs > Allow weather in searchbar and then enable it in searchbar settings)

We're using an API from Google Play Services, to keep things simple and free, however for battery and data savings reasons, this API only updates weather when it's changed more than 3ºF or the conditions have changed (and it's been more than an hour since the last update). In practice this means that frequently the weather looks stale or outdated, even though it is relatively accurate.

5.0-beta7 Oct 27, 2016

-Android 7.1 launcher shortcuts
-Backport of some Android 7.1 launcher shortcuts to Android 5.1 and 6.0
-Option for weather in searchbar
-Fixes and optimizations


(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:
Previous Beta APK: 5.0-beta6 Oct 5, 2016 http://teslacoilsw.com/tesladirect/download.pl?packageName=com.teslacoilsw.launcher&betaType=public&versionCode=49906
Latest Stable APK: 4.3.1 May 3, 2016 http://teslacoilsw.com/tesladirect/download.pl?packageName=com.teslacoilsw.launcher&betaType=public&versionCode=43100

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Yo dawg...

Android applies this briefcase badge to work profile apps
Android 7.1 applies a badge of the app icon to app shortcuts

Apparently they stack o_O
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5.0-beta5 Sep 27, 2016

-Fix folders appearing under status bar
-Fix swipe to open not always working
-Minor fixes and optimizations


(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:
Previous Beta APK: 5.0-beta4 Sep 23, 2016 http://teslacoilsw.com/tesladirect/download.pl?packageName=com.teslacoilsw.launcher&betaType=public&versionCode=49904
Latest Stable APK: 4.3.1 May 3, 2016 http://teslacoilsw.com/tesladirect/download.pl?packageName=com.teslacoilsw.launcher&betaType=public&versionCode=43100

5.0-beta3 Sep 17, 2016

-Additional fixes for dock going to top of screen


5.0-beta2 Sep 17, 2016

-Fix dock going to top of screen
-Fix swipe actions on dock with swipe to open
-Fix some drawer pages not scrolling
-Adjust swipe sensitivity
-Fix red status bar in landscape
-Enter in drawer search launches first result


I'm aware this doesn't fix all reported issues, there's still a handful of things we're still working on or looking into, notably the pixel search bar date either not showing or being cut off.

Also I want to thank the community for "Enter in drawer search launches first result". It's a nice touch and it was suggested and strongly supported here. Unfortunately I don't know who was the first reporter as I've seen it multiple times from different people. But thanks everyone for bring the idea to our attention!

(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:
Previous Beta APK: 5.0-beta1 Sep 15, 2016 http://teslacoilsw.com/tesladirect/download.pl?packageName=com.teslacoilsw.launcher&betaType=public&versionCode=49901
Latest Stable APK: 4.3.1 May 3, 2016 http://teslacoilsw.com/tesladirect/download.pl?packageName=com.teslacoilsw.launcher&betaType=public&versionCode=43100

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One common issue developers face is how new features sometimes weaken old features. When working on the Nova 5.0 beta's swipe to open for the app drawer, I worried it'd basically kill the alternative dock background styles. However I'm really pleased with how they turned out, the transition from the other shaped dock backgrounds is actually more interesting than just the rectangle. Here's platform transforming into the drawer, and changing colors.


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5.0-beta1 Sep 15, 2016

-Swipe to open drawer (a la Pixel Launcher)
-New Pixel Launcher style searchbar
-New search view, with tabs for Frequent, Recent ad New/Updated apps
-New "Timeout" screen lock method
-New double-tap-swipe gestures
-Integrated searchbar into drawer (card and immersive)
-Option for dock backgrounds to draw under navbar
-Nougat fixes and optimizations
-Improve interactions with KLWP


I'm still working on some things to make the settings easier, but for now if you want the Pixel Launcher look:
Drawer > Swipe to open
Drawer > Card Background > Off
Drawer > Background Color > White
Desktop > Indicators > Page Indicator > Line
Desktop > Indicators > Swipe to drawer indicator
Dock > Background > Rectangle, White, Transparent, behind navbar

But I recommend mixing and matching settings anyway. Checkout the transition from platform dock background to the drawer, or swipe to open a carded drawer. Be creative!


(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: 4.3.1 May 3, 2016 http://teslacoilsw.com/tesladirect/download.pl?packageName=com.teslacoilsw.launcher&betaType=public&versionCode=43100
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