dxtop - Android home alternative
Dec 22, 2009, 21:02 (0 Talkback[s])
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[ Thanks to Ian MacGregor for this
"What is dxTop
dxTop is an alternative to the Android home interface. When you
install dxTop it will install as an alternative to the default Home
interface allowing you to choose which on to use. Pressing the Home
button on the phone prompts you to choose which Home interface to
use and you can set dxTop as the default so you won't have to
"Why is it better?
Lightweight with sophisticated persistent mode to help prevent long
waits returning back home. Unlike other home replacement
application, dxTop does not make other applications suffer when
using persistent mode. When another app requires more memory, dxTop
will release memory to free memory, but keep enough to allow a fast
startup for when you return.
Switching to the Categories view in the application drawer will
allow you to start putting your applications into categories. Just
pick up the application and drop it without moving opens the
context menu and allows you to set the category. Soon you will have
all your applications in categories for easy access."