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One of the biggest news of the month was the announcement and release of Facebook Home. For those of you who haven’t heard about Facebook Home, it’s an Android Launcher replacement. What does it do? It basically replaces your lock screen and home screen with your Facebook newsfeed. Is it good? Well, apart some privacy concern (your newsfeed appears on your lock screen without the need to unlock the phone), it is as good as your friends are, meaning that if you have a lot of friends who love Hello Kitty, your phone will be an Hello Kitty Phone.
But what Facebook Home shows, is that Android is a very customizable platform that can be tailored to specific needs, even by removing all Google’s services (e.g.: Amazon’s Kindle, Barnes & Noble’s Nook).
About ‘tailoring’ the user experience, here is a list of interesting Android launchers:
Of course, for customization freaks, here a list of launchers that add features to the default Android Launcher, like: more than 5 home screen, 3D animation, fancy transition, custom app drawer, new widgets, scrollable shortcut dock, etc.
And the list goes on and on: