Yahoo Aviate Launcher

Yahoo Aviate Launcher

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Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.0.2
  • Total Downloads:
    658
  • Date Added:
    July 15, 2014
  • File Size:
    2.97MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    2
  • Operating Systems:
    Android/2.3.3 - 2.3.7

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Editors' Review

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Plenty of apps promise to clean up and reorganize your Android desktop, but Yahoo's Aviate succeeds better than most. It starts by asking you to pick your ten favorite apps, and then it analyzes and organizes all your apps in Collections such as Utilities, News, and Entertainment and presents them in an attractive, minimalist layout. Aviate is free for Android 2.3 and above.

Pros

Essentials: Aviate's default wallpaper depicts a serene mountain scene with time and local weather above and our top five apps below.

Swipe or tap: Tapping toolbar icons or swiping partly to the left displayed weather details and alarm and sleep modes; and swiping all the way exposed the color-coded Spaces menu. To the right of the main screen, expandable collections let us quickly access all our apps.

Widgets: Aviate can create a desktop widget out of almost anything.

Cons

Categories: Aviate does a pretty good job of categorizing our apps in Collections, but a few were difficult to locate at first. We could add new Collections, but the editing process could be more intuitive.

More info: Aviate could use more extensive instructions, and the Settings could be more extensive and better organized.

Bottom Line

Aviate is a work in progress, but it's got a lot going for it, starting with the fact that it actually cleaned up and improved our phone's workspace. Desktop enhancements for Android (or any OS) are usually a matter of personal preference, but Aviate will suit many tastes.

 
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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.0.2

Yahoo Aviate now supports Gingerbread, with support for devices on Android 2.3 and above. No more invites!
Bug fixes.
General
Publisher Yahoo
Publisher web site http://www.yahoo.com/
Release Date July 15, 2014
Date Added July 15, 2014
Version 2.0.2
Category
Category Desktop Enhancements
Subcategory Desktop Customization
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Android 2.3.3 - Android 2.3.7, Android
Additional Requirements Compatible with 2.3.3 and above.
Download Information
File Size 2.97MB
File Name details
Popularity
Total Downloads 658
Downloads Last Week 2
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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